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  • 00:58

    Intensives Can Provide Intense Recovery with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Intensives can be an integrel part of good recovery. They typically cost less and provide a great basis for change and recovery. Carol the Coach will be interviewing Dr. Michael Howard and Ms. Stefanie Petyak who are staff of the Healing Solutions Counseling Center. They will be talking about Healing Solutions which recently began offering intensives for sex addicts, partners, and couples in recovery from sexual addiction. The flagship program is Bridge to Recovery, a 5-day intensive for men struggling with compulsive sexuality and addiction. Fist developed in 2014, this program is experiential in nature and relies heavily on group processing. It is structured around the 30-task model for treating sex addiction developed by Dr. Patrick Carnes.


    During the five days, participants learn about their specific addiction cycle, associated triggers and relapse prevention strategies, as well their arousal template and delve deep into the underpinnings of their addiction and what life experiences got them to this place. Participants also do family of origin and trauma work, with each participant presenting their “trauma egg” to the rest of the group. Since sex addiction is considered an intimacy disorder, much of an addict’s growth in recovery comes from the group experience and learning how to build healthy support systems. There is simply no substitute for the clinical recovery group experience in the treatment of sexual Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery.


    This show is to help you access the books, the experts and the people who are managing recovery with The 12 Step Program and Patrick Carnes Recovery Task Model that reinforces the steps you need to take to manage your recovery.


    Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.

  • 00:57

    Manage Your Feelings with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    It is not uncommon for sex addicts and their partners to be overwhelmed by their feelings. Carol the Coach interviews Ken Howard who is the founder of Aspen Partnership in Kansas City, Missouri about his practice to help clients identify their feelings and to begin to develop the trust that they so richly deserve.He works with clients to restore their connection and typically uses a very successful type of intervention called "Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy."


    Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery. This show is to help you access the books, the experts and the people who are managing recovery with The 12 Step Program and Patrick Carnes Recovery Task Model that reinforces the steps you need to take to manage your recovery and take your life through the journey so that you not only conquer the "Addict" but develop into the person you were meant to be!


    Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.

  • 01:00

    Are You a Female Sex or Love Addict with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    It can be difficutlt to ascertain whether you use sex to find love or use love to meet your sexual needs....Listen as Patricia talks about her journey into addiction by using both love and sex before she entered the world of sobriety. Carol the Coach will be talking with Patricia to understand how trauma contributed to her need to be loved and accepted.


    Sexual Addiction is a condition that requires the right intervention and the right recovery tools to make it possible to recover. Listen as Carol the Coach helps Patricia to focus on the trauma that contributed to this addiction.

  • 01:00

    How To Manage Stress and Sexual Addiction with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Carol the Coach and Lisa Ferguson talk about what it takes to recover from addiction and how to manage the stress and the anxiety that accompany sexual addiction. Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery. This show is to help you access the books, the experts and the people who are managing recovery with The 12 Step Program and Patrick Carnes Recovery Task Model that reinforces the steps you need to take to manage your recovery and take your life through the journey so that you not only conquer the "Addict" but develop into the person you were meant to be!


    Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.

  • 01:00

    A Female Sex Addict...What Drove Her Into the Addiction with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Sexual Addiction has many faces. Tonight ...Carol the Coach interviews Rebecca who is going to discuss what happened in her life that contributed to her sexual addiction. She will talk about how she discovered that she had the addiction and how it has affected her, her family and the people around her. I am sure it will inspire you to work on your recovery as Rebecca shares how she found the road to Recovery!
    Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery. This show is to help you access the books, the experts and the people who are managing recovery with The 12 Step Program and Patrick Carnes Recovery Task Model that reinforces the steps you need to take to manage your recovery and take your life through the journey so that you not only conquer the "Addict" but develop into the person you were meant to be!


    Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.

  • 01:00

    Daily Meditations for Healthy Sexuality to Repair SA with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Carol the Coach interviews Alex Katehakis, CSAT, who has made it her mission to help sex addicts and their partners to find healthy sexuality again. Mirror of Intimacy contains a year's worth of daily reflections that explore and support the range of human sexualities as a divine gift and a human right. The reflections reference a rich array of approaches: attachment theory, mind/body nexus, neurobiology, 12-step principles, meditation techniques, Eastern and Western philosophy, and ancient world myths. Unfettered by cultural, social, or religious norms, we set our intention to examine 366 topics related to sex and sexuality.


     A reader writes,"As a psychologist, I am happy to have this magnificent creation to use with clients and patients leading to their enrichment, joy and celebration of life. The book will soon be one of the important therapeutic tools in our field."


    It's a promise--these pages will erotically enlighten you and your world!


     


     

  • 01:02

    Shadows of the Cross: A Roadmap for the Healing Journey with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Carol the Coach will be interviewing Craig S. Cashwell one of the co-authors of Shadows of the Cross. This book  focuses on sex addiction recovery for Christian men and women. Often, Christians who struggle with sex addiction live the ultimate "Jekyll and Hyde" existence, being active in their church communities even as they hide their addiction. The Christian church, in general, struggles to address issues of sexuality in a non-shaming way, which further supports the hidden nature of the addiction. For these men and women, spirituality and sexuality have become compartmentalized. Recovery, then, must involve the integration of healthy spiritual beliefs and practices with healthy sexuality. Shadows of the Cross used in conjunction with Dr. Patrick Carnes's book Facing the Shadow provides a roadmap for this healing journey.
    Shadows of the Cross provides an early spiritual focus to recovery while addressing issues of sexuality in a non-shaming way using Biblical scripture to encourage long-term recovery. Shadows of the Cross offers unique guidance on spiritual practices such as Christian meditation, contemplative reading, solitude, confession, study, and prayer. This book was written specifically for the subset of those in recovery who self-identify as Christian.
     

  • 01:00

    Partners:Navigating Through the Chaos of Sexual Addiction with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Carol the Coach will be interviewing Kate Morgan who has personal experience with being a partner of a sex addict. Sex addiction invaded Kate Morgan's life almost two decades ago when her husband's secret life was exposed after ten years of marriage. His alarming disclosure instantly threw her world into a 20-month-long storm of chaos, heartbreak, disbelief, and surprisingly--a calming peace she had never experienced. Within just a few years, she had transformed that heartache into a book, Coming Through With Grace, (published in 2003) and later began her Coaching business.


    As a Coach, Kate supports and encourages men and women around the world as they navigate the confusing, sad, and often-scary world of sex addiction. Her diverse, 24-year Nursing background has laid the groundwork for understanding addiction as an illness.  


    Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery. This show is to help you access the books, the experts and the people who are managing recovery with The 12 Step Program and Patrick Carnes Recovery Task Model that reinforces the steps you need to take to manage your recovery and take your life through the journey so that you not only conquer the "Addict" but develop into the person you were meant to be!


    Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.

  • 01:00

    Sexual Adiction with Women and Treatment at The Meadows with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Tonight I will be interviewing Jean Collins-Stuckert who will be talking about a workshop that she is facilitating at the Meadows for women with sexual disorders.She will be talking about the differences in treatment between male and female patients and she will be addressing how they treat women who experience so much sexual shame. She will be addressing why it is so hard for women to seek help for sexual disorders.


    For over 35 years The Meadows In Wickenburg, AZ  has been a world renowned dual diagnosis treatment program and licensed psychiatric hospital. The Meadows specializes in  providing treatment for trauma and addiction. We also have two specialty programs, one for young adults (ages 18-26) and one for male sex addiction. Our treatment  is guided by the leadership of Senior Fellows and pioneers Patrick Carnes, Claudia Black, Pia Mellody, Peter Levine, and Alex Katahakis. The length of stay is 45 days for all programs.


     


    The Meadows offers a variety of unique, five-day workshops available to all interested individuals.  These workshops specifically address the needs of those who have just begun a recovery process or who have been on a recovery path and may be stuck or want to deepen/heighten their experience. It can also be a source of renewal for anyone who has undergone treatment. Participants work on sensitive issues in a concentrated format, allowing them to enhance their personal journey by gaining insight into dysfunctional, embroiled patterns, and practicing new relational skills within a safe environment.


    Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery. Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.

  • 01:11

    Conversations with the Master-Dr. Patrick Carnes with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Carol the Coach is checking in with Dr. Patrick Carnes to get his take on the evolution of Sexual Addiction. In this riveting interview, he will be discussing what he believes will be necessary to maintain good recovery for the future. Dr. Carnes is a nationally known speaker on sex addiction and recovery isssues. He is the founder of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals and Gentle Path Press. He  has written numerous books on sexual addiction and recovery, including.... Out of  the Shadows:Understanding Sexual Addiction,  A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Principles, and Recovery Zone. He is a Senior Fellow of the Gentle Path treatment program at the Meadows.


    This is an opportunity for the listener to hear from "The Master" and find hope, strength and recovery that comes from sexual addiction.

  • 01:06

    Get Sober and Find Deeper Recovery with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Carol the Coach will be interviewoing Paul Hartman who will be speaking about his  double mission. First is helping the addict get sober, stay sober, and progressing to deeper recovery. That includes healing past and present trauma wounds, exploring family of origin issues, accessing emotions that may have been repressed or stuffed, reducing shame, claiming self esteem, and living life as a functional adult. His second mission focuses on the couple because he believe the original relationship wounded by sexual betrayal cannot be healed. Even when both partners want to preserve the relationship, the wounds are too deep and the old relationship must be allowed to die. The good news is that if the addict establishes consistent, relapse free sobriety and the partner chooses to believe that partner is a new person in recovery who is honest and trustworthy, they can create a brand new relationship together. With willingness, help, and hard work over time; the new relationship can be better than anything they have ever had together including going back to a time that predates the addiction.   


    This is an inspiring show that will help both the addict and the partner to trust in hope-strength-recovery!