Online Workshop Presented by Michelle Mays, LPC, CSAT-S
This workshop will provide participants with a thorough understanding of sex addiction and sexually compulsive behaviors as well as best practices for treatment and recovery.
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- Define sexual addiction and compulsivity.
- Explore the 3 systems that drive compulsive sexual behavior: the brain (neurochemistry), the emotions (affect regulation), and our ability to securely connect to others (attachment).
- Identify the thought distortions and self-manipulation that create the ‘double life’ of the cheating partner and manifest as gaslighting behaviors.
- Understand how to establish sexual sobriety and identify sexual health goals.
- Outline key steps and stages in the recovery process.
Who Should Attend this Workshop?
- Individuals struggling with compulsive sexual behavior, who need information and support to transform their understanding of the healing process.
- Partners of those struggling with compulsive sexual behavior, who need a thorough understanding of what drives cheating behavior and what the path to recovery looks like.
- Therapists, pastors, friends and family members who are working with or supporting those impacted by sexually compulsive behavior.
About the Presenter:
Michelle Mays, LPC, CSAT-S is the Founder of PartnerHope.com and the Center for Relational Recovery, an outpatient treatment center located in Northern Virginia. She has helped hundreds of betrayed partners and sexually addicted clients transform their lives and relationships. Michelle is the author of The Aftermath of Betrayal and When It All Breaks Bad and leads the field in identifying and crafting effective treatment strategies for betrayed partners.