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;  www.hqmg.org
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 – www.capstonetreatmentcenter.com

Gentle Path – Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Phone 888-574-HOPE (888-574-4673); www.pinegrovetreatment.com/gentle-path
Usual minimum stay six weeks

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

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

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

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

Trauma Treatment - Intensive Workshops

Interact – Rochester, New York – Phone 585-388-8010. www.InterActCounseling.com. 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; www.onsiteworkshops.com

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

Couples Workshops

Hudson Consulting Associates- outside Atlanta, Georgia
Phone 678-363-3561; www.hudsonconsulting.info
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. www.InterActCounseling.com.  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; www.nationalmarriage.com
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; www.onsiteworkshops.com
Miles Adcox, co-owner & CEO; Bill Lokey, MA, SLPE + various group leaders
Therapeutic workshops and intensives (most are 5-7 days)

Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction

Exodus International – based in Orlando, FL (Christian based)
Phone 407-599-6872 or 888-264-0877; www.exodusinternational.org
World’s largest ministry to individuals and families impacted by homosexuality. A coalition of 245 member ministries, churches and professional counselors divided into 13 geographic regions. Provides help, conferences and events, and education.

Masculine Integrity Quest – Nashville, TN (Christian based)
Phone 615-377-8866; Email: connectinHim@juno.com
Clinical intensive workshop (2 ½ days) for men with unwanted same-sex attraction.
Ken Graham, M.A., LPC – Center for Relational Healing

People Can Change – based in Ruckersville, VA
Phone 434-985-8551; www.peoplecanchange.com; lynn@peoplecanchange.com
Peer-led support groups and weekend retreats (not therapy or religious based) for men with unwanted same-sex attraction and their wives:

  • A M.A.N.S. Journey – Support groups for men based on Masculinity, Authenticity, Need Fulfillment and Surrender
  • Journey Into Manhood – Weekend retreats for men offered several times a year at various locations around the country
  • A Wife’s Healing Journey – Weekend retreats for wives of men who struggle with unwanted same-sex attraction

Organizations and Websites

American Association of Christian Counselors – Forest, Virginia 
Phone 800-526-8673; www.aacc.net
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; www.clergyrecovery.com
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; www.faithfulandtrueministries.com
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; www.freedomeveryday.org
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; www.nacronline.com
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; www.nationalcoalition.org
Christian organization that provides help and referrals for people struggling with pornography or those interested in fighting pornography

Pure Online – website only; www.pureonline.com
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; www.sash.net
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)
214-620-1787; www.ultimateescape.org
Steve Holladay, M.A. – Director of Ministry Operations
Ministry for teens regarding issues of adolescent sexuality