Digital Seminar

The Not-So-Hidden Epidemic of Sexually Compulsive Behaviors & Pornography Addiction: The Trauma Connection and Treatment


Faculty:
Stefanie Carnes, PHD, LMFT, CSAT
Duration:
58 Minutes
Copyright:
Oct 16, 2020
Product Code:
POS057105
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.


Description

Sexually compulsive and addictive behaviour has become a common presenting problem for today's clinician, whether it emerges in the form of pornography addiction, use of "hook up" apps, or emerges as part of marital conflict. 

Dr. Carnes will discuss the current state of the field of compulsive sexual behaviour and pornography addiction, including the most up to date research and information on diagnosis, aetiology, and treatment.

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Dr. Stefanie Carnes is the president of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals, a training institute and professional organization for addiction professionals. At The Meadows, she works with sexually addicted clients and their families and is the clinical architect for Willow House, a treatment program for women struggling with sex, love, and intimacy disorders.

A licensed marriage and family therapist and an AAMFT-approved supervisor, Dr. Carnes’ area of expertise includes working with patients and families struggling with multiple addictions such as sexual addiction, eating disorders, and chemical dependency. She is also a certified sex addiction therapist and supervisor, specializing in therapy for couples and families struggling with sexual addiction. She presents regularly at conferences at both the state and national levels. She is also the author of numerous publications including the books Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts, Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts, and Facing Addiction: Starting Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs. Her newest book, published June 2020, is Courageous Love: A Couples Guide to Conquering Betrayal.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Stefanie Carnes is the President of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals and is a senior fellow for The Meadows. She receives royalties as a published author and compensation as a consultant. Dr. Carnes receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Stefanie Carnes is a member of the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, and the Arizona Association for Marriage and Family Therapists.


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Objectives

  1. Appraise new research on the diagnosis of sexually compulsive and addictive behaviour.
  2. Assess the role of trauma and attachment disruption as aetiological factors in the development of compulsive sexual behaviour.
  3. Investigate the key differences between treating sex addiction and sex offending and other sexual disorders.

Outline

  • What is Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder?
  • Criteria
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Aetiology

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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