In this blog post, we are continuing our discussion of the different types of sex addiction treatment. So far, we have discussed Inpatient Rehabilitation and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) as different levels of care for sex addiction. (To read these posts check out Part 1 and Part 2). Now, in Part 3, we will cover outpatient… Continue reading What Does Sex Addiction Treatment Look Like: Part 3: Outpatient Therapy
In this blog post, we continue our series on the different levels of care for sex addiction. In Part 1, we discussed the highest level of care for sex addiction – Inpatient Rehabilitation. Next, we will discuss the level of care that is a step down from inpatient/residential, and is referred to as Intensive Outpatient… Continue reading What Does Treatment for Sex Addiction Look Like Part 2: Intensive Outpatient Therapy
People often ask the question about whether or not sex addiction really exists. Along with that, they also often ask what sex addiction rehab looks like, and how long it takes to recover. Because many people are familiar with rehab for chemical addictions such as alcohol and drugs, they often do not understand what that… Continue reading What Does Treatment for Sex Addiction Look Like Part 1: Inpatient/Residential (AKA Rehab)
If you scrolled past this post and thought, “oh, we really don’t have that problem in our area”, then this post is for you. Recently, local news featured a story exposing the significant drug problem, particularly related to the deadly drug Heroin, in some very affluent areas in metro Atlanta. As is often the case with… Continue reading How To “Be the Change” for Addiction in Your Area
Probably one of the most common things I hear people say in regards to addiction is, “I just don’t understand why they do it.” This is typically coming from the family member or friend who cannot seem to wrap their head around why someone would continue to engage in such harmful and self-destructive behavior. From… Continue reading The WHY of Addiction?
In the fast moving world of digital technology, parents are frantically searching for the latest information and how to keep their children safe online. Trying to keep up with all the latest trends can feel like a maze, and leave parents feeling dizzy. In their dizziness, they may tend to go to extreme measures trying… Continue reading A Guide for Parents: Teenagers and Technology
When we talk about intimacy most people think about sex, but that’s only one part of intimacy. Couples who say they want to know each other better are also seeking intimacy. True intimacy is achieved when you are able to see and be seen by another. I’ve often heard it said that the phrase “into… Continue reading Increased Intimacy Through Couples Therapy
After attending a host of holiday gatherings over the past few months, I started reflecting on a pattern I noticed of a lack of attention that being paid towards young children at some of these events. What I noticed was not that children were being overtly neglected, but that there seemed to be some odd… Continue reading Children Are Not Little Adults
A common complaint among parents these days is that their kids spend too much time on technology. In fact, it’s the reason why many families call our office. Parents often notice that their child seems disengaged and less interested in other social activities, and thus prefers the tablet or video games. After arguing with their… Continue reading How to Have Less Technology and More Engagement This Year
“Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.” – Robert Gary Lee The Ashley Madison data breach has caused quite the stir in our offices. For marriages impacted by sex addiction and compulsivity, it’s a trigger which sparks pain and trauma to those already in treatment with us. For others it is an initial awakening to… Continue reading Ashley Madison – Does Your Marriage Need a “CDC”?