Joshua Lewis

How Do I Know if I’m a Sex Addict?

http://vimeo.com/manage/videos/451312076 Many people are surprised to hear that sex addicts tend to be very high functioning people. In fact, many sex addicts are very accomplished and have positions of prominence. Individuals are typically identified as sex addicts if their compulsive sexual behavior is having a negative impact on their life in any way.  When it …

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Breaking Through Denial: When no man is an island, where does the addict look to reintegrate a fragmented self?

Shame and Denial   I wanted to share some preliminary ideas that I am going to be writing about which address the common hurdles that sex addicts face before they are ready to break through denial. Because of the heavy shame component of sexual addiction and compulsion, 12 step fellowships alone may not be enough …

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Why Couples are Seeking Counseling Services

Despite what many may believe, couples therapy does not only focus on major problems, infidelities or betrayals. In this post we are going to tell you about the 5 main reasons why couples are seeking counseling. The primary reason couples seek therapy can be distilled to just this: learning how to communicate successfully. The issue …

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Video: The 4 Types of Life in Sobriety: Which one are you just for today?

    4 Ways to Live Sobriety (video below) For whatever reason I love talking sobriety with my buddies in recovery. Sobriety has given me so many things! One of the one’s that I value the most is meaningful, deep, relationships, where I am able to talk about ANYTHING without fear of judgement. The topic …

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Taking my inner child to the batting cages! Carving out one on one time with my inner child.

Inner child work in recovery   I had a realization about why I have been feeling so fearful, alone; about work, fatherhood, my career, and being a good husband. I seem to be trying to prove that I am “good enough”. Feeling unloved, unlovable, frightened, and mired in self-pity! Wow, just hearing myself say that …

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