Clinical Management of Sex Addiction’s newest edition updates many of the original chapters from 28 leaders in the field with new findings and treatment methods in the field of sex addiction.
With a growing awareness of sex addiction as a problem, plus the advent of cybersex compulsion, professional clinicians are being confronted with sexual compulsion with little clinical or academic preparation. This is the first book distilling the experience of the leaders in this emerging field. It additionally provides new chapters on emerging areas of interest, including partner counseling, trauma and sexual addiction, and adolescent sex addiction.
With a focus on special populations, the book creates a current and coherent reference for the therapist who faces quickly escalating new constellations of addictive sexual behavior. Readable, concise, and filled with useful interventions, it is a key text for professionals new to field and a classic reference for all clinicians who treat sex addiction
Introduction to the Revised Edition; Section I: The Early Stages; 1. Managing the First Session; 2. The Sexual Addiction Screening Process; 3. Efficiency and Accuracy of the SAST-R and the PATHOS Protocol in Screening for Potential Sex Addiction Cases in a Large, Non-Clinical, Online Sample; 4. Clinical Management of Defense Mechanisms in Sex Addiction; 5. Clinical Guidelines for Working with the Spouse in a Marriage Impacted by Sex Addiction: A Relational Understanding and Approach; 6. A Collaborative Model for Couples in Sex Addiction Recovery; Section II: Treatment and Therapy; 7. Shame Reduction, Affect Regulation, and Sexual Boundary Development; 8. Damaged Development of the Human Affectional Systems and Developmentally Based Psychotherapy for Sexual Compulsivity; 9. How a Little Neurobiology Lets Us Identify and Treat Sex Addiction; 10. Clinical Boundary Issues with Sexually Addicted Clients; 11. Integrating 12-step Recovery in Clinical Treatment of Sex Addiction: A Practical Guide for the Clinician; 12. Integrating the 12 Steps in Couple’s Recovery from Sexual Addiction; 13. Disclosure of Extra-relational Sexual Activities by Persons With Sexual Addiction: Initial Disclosure, Disclosure of Relapse, and Impact on the Relationship, Partner and Children; Section III: Special Populations; 14. Children of Sex Addicts: The Forgotten Victims; 15. Cybersex Addiction: Anticipating the Tsunami; 16. Art Therapy; 17. The Value of Group Psychotherapy for Sexual Addict; 18. Psychopharmacologic Intervention Sex Addiction: A Psychiatrist’s perspective on the diagnosis, neuroscientific theories and treatment; 19. Making Advances - Treating Female Sex and Love Addicts; 20. Dysfunctional Sexual Behavior In Borderline Women: Impulsive Sexual Acting-Out Or Sexual Addiction/Compulsivity? ; 21. Pastors and Sex Addiction; 22. Addiction in Health-Care Providers ; 23. The Homeless and Sex Addiction; 24. Treatment Concerns for Gay Male Sex Addicts (2015 Edition) ; 25. The Sex Addicted Adolescent Client ; 26. The Treatment of Sex Offenders Using a Task Centered Approach .; Section IV: Clinical Practice and Resources; 27.Sex Addiction as a Disease: Evidence for assessment, diagnosis and response to critics ; 28. Long-term Management of Sex Addiction .