Intimate Treason: Healing the Trauma for Partners Confronting Sex Addiction (Paperback)

Intimate Treason: Healing the Trauma for Partners Confronting Sex Addiction By Claudia Black, Cara Tripodi Cover Image
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A self-help manual for partners affected by sex addiction.

Those who act out sexually, whether through pornography, cybersex, prostitutes, voyeurism, and/or multiple affairs, leave their partners reeling in rage, incredible shame, and isolation. In this taboo-shattering and practical guidebook, partners affected by sex addiction can learn to develop healthy boundaries and make positive changes in their lives. The skills-building exercises presented are designed to help partners better understand the disease of addiction and how it is affecting their relationship. Intimate Treason provides a path to healing that gives voice to partners' truths as they travel on their own journey of recovery.

About the Author


Claudia Black, PhD is a renowned addictions and codependency expert, author, and trainer internationally recognized for her pioneering and contemporary work with family systems and addictive disorders. Since the 1970s, Dr. Black's work has encompassed the impact of addiction on young and adult children. She has offered models of intervention and treatment related to family violence, addiction, relapse, anger, depression, and women's issues. Dr. Black designs and presents training workshops and seminars to professional audiences in the field of family service, mental health, addiction, and correctional services. She serves on the Advisory Board for the National Association of Children of Alcoholics and the Advisory Council of the Eluna Foundation.Cara Tripodi, LCSW, CSAT-S, received her MSS from the Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and Social Research in 1991. She is a licensed social worker in the state of Pennsylvania, and since 2001 has been the Executive Director and owner of an outpatient treatment center specializing in sex addiction-STAR-Sexual Trauma and Recovery, Inc. in Wynnewood, PA. She has also been a workshop leader at the Pine Grove Behavioral Health program in Hattiesburg, MS. Pine Grove was founded by Patrick Carnes, and is one of the most renowned sex addiction treatment programs in the US.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781936290932
ISBN-10: 1936290936
Publisher: Central Recovery Press
Publication Date: September 11th, 2012
Pages: 200
Language: English