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    • 12 Apr 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Recovery Center at Fairbanks
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    Sexually Compulsive and Addictive Behavior:  The Controversy, Diagnosis, and Implications for Treatment
    Presented By: Dr. Stefanie Carnes

    In recent years there has been tremendous controversy about sexually compulsive behavior. Researchers and clinicians alike have argued about the best terminology to use, diagnostic criteria, and treatment approaches.  In this presentation, Dr. Carnes discusses the concerns about labeling out control sexual behavior and then examines the new research and the controversy surrounding the diagnosis.  Different perspectives on conceptualization of the disorder and will be discussed.  Dr. Carnes will also address cutting edge treatment methodologies for both the addict and their families, including engaging the addict in treatment, the importance of group therapy, developing sexual health plans, and how to work with traumatized family members.

    Stefanie Carnes, Ph.D. is the President of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals, a training institute and professional organization for addiction professionals, and a senior fellow for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare where she works with sexually addicted clients and their families.  Dr. Carnes is the clinical architect for Willow House: Relationship Healing for Women struggling with sex, love and intimacy disorders and works closely with the staff of Willow House and Gentle Path to bring her unique expertise to the programs and to aid the clients who suffer with intimacy and relationship disorders. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AAMFT approved supervisor. Dr. Carnes is also a clinical sexologist and certified sex addiction therapist and supervisor, specializing in therapy for couples and families struggling with sexual addiction.  She presents regularly at conferences at both the state and national levels.  She is also the author of numerous publications including her books, Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts, and Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts, and Facing Addiction: Starting Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs.


    The Recovery Center at
    Fairbanks Addiction Treatment Center

    8102 Clearvista Parkway
    Indianapolis, IN 46256

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