Bethesda Workshops 

a place for healing from sexual addiction in Nashville, TN

SATP Course Content

Introduction to Sexual Addiction Treatment

TBA

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  • Three Bears – the three parts of self
  • Definition and presentations of sexual addiction
  • Cycle of sexual addiction
  • Introduction to trauma and resulting core beliefs
  • Nuts and bolts of recovery- tools and principles of working a program

Neurobiology of Sexual Addiction

TBA

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  • Attachment & family of origin- definitions, disruptions, treatment
  • The neurobiology of trauma and addiction

Assessment & Diagnosis of Sexually Addictive Behavior

TBA

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  • Building an effective therapeutic relationship
  • Treatment and recovery planning
  • Assessing for underlying disturbances
  • The DSM-5 and sexually addictive behavior

Partners and Couples Recovery in Sexual Addiction Treatment

TBA

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  • Partner’s betrayal, grief and loss
  • Partner’s cycle and personal recovery practices
  • Best practices for disclosure
  • Sexual abstinence period
  • Building non-sexual intimacy
  • Rebuilding trust

 Group Dynamics in Sexual Addiction Recovery

TBA

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  • Twelve Step groups for sexual addiction and other types of support groups
  • Therapy groups for sexual addiction
  • Group leader qualities in sexual addiction treatment
  • Intensive group treatment (multi-day workshop)

Spiritual Dimensions of Sexual Addiction Treatment

TBA

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  • Guilt and shame in sexual addiction and recovery
  • Theology of the body
  • The power of powerlessness

Advanced Issues in Sexual Addiction Recovery

TBA

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  • Female sex/love addiction and recovery
  • Sexual Reintegration Therapy
  • Same-sex attraction in sexual addiction

Making Advances - A Comprehensive Guide for Treating Female Sex and Love Addicts

edited by Marnie C. Ferree

Making Advances - A Comprehensive Guide for Treating Female Sex and Love Addicts
edited by Marnie C. Ferree