Bethesda Workshops 

a place for healing from sexual addiction in Nashville, TN

Treatment Centers & Organizations

Bethesda Workshops is not responsible for the services of any treatment provider or organization. The following list represents a sample of options available. It is the responsibility of the person seeking help to ensure that the institution, organization, program or individual is qualified to meet the person’s needs.

Inpatient Treatment for Sexual Addiction

Currently, there is only ONE Christian-based, clinical inpatient program primarily for SA:

HopeQuest Ministry Group – Woodstock, Georgia (Atlanta area)
Phone 866-377-7589;
Normal stay 12 weeks; 24 week non-residential continuing care phase
Christian-based, clinical treatment for sexual brokenness for men and women

Other Inpatient Programs:

Capstone Treatment Center – Searcy, Arkansas

Phone: 866-729-4479 –

Gentle Path – Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Phone 888-574-HOPE (888-574-4673);
Usual minimum stay six weeks

Keystone Center (ECU – Extended Care Unit) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone 800-733-6840 or 610-876-8448;
Normal stay 30-90 days

Sante Center for Healing – outside Dallas, Texas
Phone 800-258-4250;
Normal stay 30-90 days

The Meadows – Wickenburg, Arizona
Phone 800-MEADOWS (800-632-3697);
Normal stay 30-90 days

The Ranch – Nunnelly, Tennessee (1 hour west of Nashville)
Phone 866-381-8447;
Normal stay 30-90 days

Trauma Treatment - Intensive Workshops

Interact – Rochester, New York – Phone 585-388-8010. Workshop tailored to individual or couple; Christian based, experiential programs include equine and EMDR therapies. Chris Charleton, MA, LCSW.

OnSite Workshops  – Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee (2 hours west of Nashville)
Usually 5-7 days  (group format)
Phone 800-341-7432;

Psychological Counseling Services (PCS)  – Scottsdale, Arizona   
Usually 2-4 weeks (individual format)
Phone 480-947-5739;

Couples Workshops

Hudson Consulting Associates– outside Atlanta, Georgia
Phone 678-363-3561;
Linda Hudson, MA and Gary Kimbrough, M.Div. (husband and wife team)
Individualized intensives tailored for each couple; specializes in equine therapy (horses)
Lodging and meals on your own

InterAct – Rochester, New York – Phone 585-388-8010.  Tailored to specific needs of each couple; Christian based; experiential therapies include equine and EMDR.  Chris Charleton, MA, LCSW.

National Institute for Marriage – Branson, Missouri
Phone 866-875-2915 or 417-335-5882;
Bob Paul, MA, LPC – co-president and intensive lead therapist + various other therapists
2 day and 5 day intensives for couples – Christian based
Uses trauma-based approach (looking at each person in coupleship)

OnSite Workshops – Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee (2 hours west of Nashville)
Phone 800-341-7432;
Miles Adcox, co-owner & CEO; Bill Lokey, MA, SLPE + various group leaders
Therapeutic workshops and intensives (most are 5-7 days)

Organizations and Websites

American Association of Christian Counselors – Forest, Virginia 
Phone 800-526-8673;
Christian organization for counselors, pastors, and lay leaders; offers professional conferences and resources including videotapes, audiotapes &, books. Has list of Christian counselors.

Clergy Recovery Network – Joplin, Montana
Phone 406-292-3322;
Dale Wolery, M.Div.- Ministry leader
Christian organization that provides support and resources for ministers
Faithful and True Ministries – Minneapolis area, Minnesota
Phone 952-746-3882;
Mark Laaser, Ph.D.- Executive Director
Ministry for sexual wholeness, including speaking and writing, counseling, consulting,
and workshops for male sex addicts

L.I.F.E. Ministries – Orlando area, Florida
Phone 866-408-LIFE or 407-647-9560;
Johna and Bob Hale – Directors
Support group ministry for sexual addicts and co-addicts; provides workbooks and leader materials

National Association for Christian Recovery – Brea, California
Phone 714-529-6227;
Dale Ryan – Director
Organization for recovering people, including on-line support groups; suggested resources and conferences

National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families – Cincinnati, Ohio
Phone 800-583-2964 or 513-521-6227;
Christian organization that provides help and referrals for people struggling with pornography or those interested in fighting pornography

Pure Online – website only;
Christian based online workshops for men and women dealing with Internet pornography and
other sex-related addictions

Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) – Georgia
Phone 770-541-9912;
Secular organization for professionals working with sex addiction and/or sexual trauma;
provides information, resources, and list of counselors

Ultimate Escape – Allen, Texas (Dallas area)
Steve Holladay, M.A. – Director of Ministry Operations
Ministry for teens regarding issues of adolescent sexuality