Ep. 13 How Much Does Sex Addiction Treatment Cost?

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Tony Ramynke rejoins me to discuss the cost of sex addiction treatment. More importantly, we discuss the potential cost of NOT getting treatment. We also talk about the common occurrence of multiple factors underlying a sex addiction that need to be assessed and treated. Some of the questions we address … Read moreEp. 13 How Much Does Sex Addiction Treatment Cost?

Ep. 12 Sex Addiction as Emotional Deafness

Chris Williams (Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist & Co-Host of New Life Live) rejoins me to discuss how sex addiction is emotional deafness.  Some of the topics we cover: Why ignoring our feelings is a mistake. How to experience love at a deeper level. Why many men struggle with anger management and empathy. What happens when we … Read moreEp. 12 Sex Addiction as Emotional Deafness

Ep. 11 Lazy Vs. Intentional Coping Skills

Keaton Kleiner (an LMHP in Omaha, Nebraska) and I discuss the difference between coping with life’s struggles in what he coins a “lazy versus intentional” way. We find that it’s important to know the difference because sex addicts can help themselves recover by learning intentional ways to cope with hardship.  Some of the topics we … Read moreEp. 11 Lazy Vs. Intentional Coping Skills

Ep. 8 Should I Tell My Significant Other?

This is such an important question, with many significant implications. Sometimes we want to tell our loved one to relieve our conscience. Sometimes we feel forced to tell. Other times we panic and we will say whatever to protect ourselves, or even our partner. Whatever the reason, there are effective ways to tell our partner, … Read moreEp. 8 Should I Tell My Significant Other?

Ep. 7 What Christian Sex Addicts Need to Know

“I just need to pray more.” This is what many Christians struggling with sex addictions think is the key to overcoming their problem. It’s also the advice they hear from many well-meaning advisers. The trouble is, praying more almost never makes a sex addiction go away. This leads to greater distress, guilt, shameful thoughts, and … Read moreEp. 7 What Christian Sex Addicts Need to Know

Ep. 5 Treating the Pain that Leads to Sex Addiction

Sex addiction is often a result of many years of trying to deal with emotional and relational pain. Andy Park and I discuss the effective pain treatment called EMDR when working with sex addicts. Andy is a licensed marriage and family therapist, as well as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, practicing in Southern California. Andy’s … Read moreEp. 5 Treating the Pain that Leads to Sex Addiction