Below you will find a few key resources for Sex and Love and Substance Addiction
These are just a few of the many resources I can help connect you with
Lesbian Love Addiction: Understanding the Urge to Merge and How to Heal When Things go Wrong
Lesbian Love Addiction makes visible the elements of love addiction that many lesbians suffer from. It will give those who struggle with and suffer from love addiction ways to understand, cope, and heal from this debilitating addiction.
Lust, Men, and Meth: A Gay Man's Guide to Sex and Recovery
Lust, Men, and Meth: A Gay Man's Guide to Sex and Recovery provides insight for gay men struggling with the issues of sex and recovery, and for the professionals who work with them. The reader is equipped not only with essential information on the problems of drugs and sexuality, but also with solutions in the form of tools and resources that will support him along his path.
Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
Codependent No More is a simple, straightforward, readable map of the perplexing world of codependency. This book uses instructive life stories, personal reflections, exercises, and self-tests, to help the reader discover the path to freedom and a lifetime of healing, hope, and happiness.
Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
Facing Love Addiction unravels the intricate dynamics of unhealthy love relationships and shows us how to let go of toxic love. Through twelve-step work, exercises, and journal-keeping, Facing Love Addiction compassionately and realistically outlines the recovery process for Love Addicts
Dynamics of Power: Fighting Shame & Building Self-Esteem
Dynamics of Power is a comprehensive educational curriculum for psychological health and self-esteem has professional, educational, and personal relevance. The principles and tools in this book directly combat addiction, violence, and stress-related disorders by reversing the very conditions responsible for them: shame and powerlessness.
Erotic Intelligence explores the journey to sexual sobriety, many recovering sex addicts find themselves wondering, "Will I ever have an exciting and fulfilling romantic relationship?" or "Can I repair my marriage now that I've confessed my destructive behavior?" and "Will I ever have great sex again?" The answers to all three questions are, "Yes, yes, and yes."
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma. In The Body Keeps the Score, he uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust.
Overcoming Perfectionism: Finding the Key to Balance and Self-Acceptance
In Overcoming Perfectionism: The Key to a Balanced Recovery, the author explores the differences between overt and covert perfectionism; the role early attachment, temperament, sibling relationships, and life circumstances play in developing this pattern; and how to shift toward a center of balance for a more fulfilling life. Readers will learn how to identify and confront the root cause of their problem, how to reveal and accept their essence, and finally, they will learn the importance of forgiveness and letting go.