Modality of treatment used to help Sex Addicts achieve and maintain sobriety

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What modality do you follow for treatment of sex addiction?

Charlene: I was trained under Patrick Carnes. I’m a certified sex addiction therapist. The way that I treat the sex addicts is very task-oriented, very behavioral. I was trained under Patrick Carnes. It was a 30-task model and I worked the first year is really on the first 7 tasks, those include breaking through the denial, understanding the illness, surrendering to the process, admitting the damage done, establishing sobriety, ensuring the physical health and integrity and building a support network.

 

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