An Interpersonal Neurobiological Approach to Sex Addiction – Understanding the Brain, Mind, and Relationships to Foster Hope and Healing

An Interpersonal Neurobiological Approach to Sex Addiction – Understanding the Brain, Mind, and Relationships to Foster Hope and Healing

Episode

About this Episode:

A conversation with Dr. Alexandra Katehakis about the psychobiological factors that contribute to and reinforce a compulsive drive toward sex for affective regulation, as well as relational approaches to assessment and treatment.

Presenter

About Alexandra:

Alexandra Katehakis, Ph.D., L.M.F.T. is Founder and Clinical Director of the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles, Senior Fellow at The Meadows, faculty for the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals, and the recipient of the 2018 IITAP Leadership and 2012 Carnes Award. She is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist/Supervisor and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist/Supervisor specializing in the treatment of sexual addiction and other sexual disorders. Dr. Katehakis is author of Sexual Reflections: A Workbook for Designing and Celebrating Your Sexual Health Plan (2018), Sex Addiction As Affect Dysregulation: A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment (2016), co-author of the 2015 AASECT award-winning Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence (2104), contributing author to the Clark Vincent award-winning Making Advances: A Comprehensive Guide for Treating Female Sex and Love Addicts, in M. Feree (Ed.) (2012), and author of Erotic Intelligence: Igniting Hot Healthy Sex After Recovery From Sex Addiction (2010).

You can email Alexandra at alex@centerforhealthysex.com.

Links and References

Links and References:

The Center for Healthy Sex
www.centerforhealthysex.com

Intake line: 310-843-9902. Counselors are standing by during this interview to answer any questions about sex or sexuality and give the listener resources.

Citation

The APA Citation for this Episode:

Miller, R. (Producer). (2018, August 8). An Interpersonal Neurobiological Approach to Sex Addiction: Understanding the Brain, Mind, and Relationships to Foster Hope and Healing [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-rg.

Thanks

Thanks to the Following:

Open Path Collective

Photo by Nikola Jovanovic on Unsplash

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