The National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity has defined sexual addiction also known as compulsive sexual behavior (CSB), as “engaging in persistent and escalating patterns of sexual behavior acted out despite increasing negative consequences to self and others.”
Are you wondering if you may be struggling with a sex addiction? Below are questions to ask your self to help identify if your sexual behaviors may indicate a sexual addiction.*
*If a positive response is given to any of these questions, further assessment by a professional specializing in sexual addiction treatment is recommended.
Behaviors often associated with CSB are:
Research has shown that building a solid foundation for your recovery process is crucial in the first four months. Sex Addicts can often go 8-10 days sober, with no problem. Going 30 days seems to be the next threshold to staying sober, If they pass forty days, relapse probability starts to diminish significantly.
Jana Sczepanski Palkert LMFT, CST, CSAT-C is a certified sex therapist, and is as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist candidate through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Therapists.
At MNCCC we offer individualized 1:1 treatment plans based on your particular needs. These treatment plans may include:
Jana also offers the following services for couples and betrayed partners working through healing and recovery from the discovery of sexual addiction:
Couples therapy is also an essential part of recovery, and a significant focus of our treatment. Initially, the goal of couple’s therapy is stabilize the relationship and help the spouse work through the trauma they have experienced. Another important goal is to help the couple restore trust and intimacy in the relationship, both sexually and non-sexually.
We work with Couples to:
BETRAYED PARTNER SUPPORT
INTENSIVE COUPLES OR INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING
Group work is strongly recommended because it affords the recovering addict both support and accountability. We frequently refer clients to group therapy such as Purity Groups (faith- based program), Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) or Sex Anonymous (SA) for added support.
We also work collaboratively with medical providers if medications are needed to treat mental health issues or control behaviors.
Call (763)-400-7475 today to talk with one of our experienced therapists or schedule an appointment.
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