Erotic Intelligence: Igniting Hot, Healthy Sex While in Recovery from Sex Addiction

Erotic Intelligence: Igniting Hot, Healthy Sex While in Recovery from Sex Addiction

by Alexandra Katehakis
     
 

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ENJOYABLE, EXCITING SEX IS POSSIBLE AFTER SEX ADDICTION

In the journey to sexual sobriety, many sex addicts find themselves wondering, 'How am I going to have a normal relationship?' or 'Will it be possible to repair my marriage now that I've confessed my destructive behavior?' and 'Will I ever have great sex again?'

As a sex, marriage, and family

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ENJOYABLE, EXCITING SEX IS POSSIBLE AFTER SEX ADDICTION

In the journey to sexual sobriety, many sex addicts find themselves wondering, 'How am I going to have a normal relationship?' or 'Will it be possible to repair my marriage now that I've confessed my destructive behavior?' and 'Will I ever have great sex again?'

As a sex, marriage, and family therapist, Alexandra Katehakis introduces a successful program for sufferers and their loved ones that will help them hone their erotic intelligence by making sense of the past, creating healthy habits in the present, and looking toward a more intimate relationship that nurtures honesty and closeness. With Katehakis's help, sex addicts can get in touch with their healthy sexual side—and embrace true intimacy and acceptance in themselves and in their mates.

- Features true stories of people coming to terms with their sexuality on the other side of sex addiction, as well as couples finding a new path to sexual trust and fulfillment

- Helps to build the four cornerstones of intimacy that are essential for healthy relationships

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780757394027
Publisher:
Health Communications, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/05/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
582,134
File size:
359 KB

What People are saying about this

Stefanie Carnes

Erotic Intelligence provides couples healing from the pain of sexual addiction with a roadmap to re-write their sexual story, from one of betrayal, to one of healing, and finally to one of vibrant erotic sex.

-—Stefanie Carnes, Ph.D. editor of Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts.

Wendy Maltz LCSW
Alex Katehakis is a shining star in the field of sexual addiction recovery. Erotic Intelligence is a welcome resource for people in the advanced stages of healing from sexually addictive and compulsive behavior.

—Wendy Maltz LCSW, DST, coauthor of The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography.

Meet the Author

Alexandra Katehakis, MFT, is one of the nation's foremost experts on sex addiction and the clinical director of the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles. She is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, and Supervising Consultant for the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Specialists (IITAP). She presents at national and local conferences on sexual addiction, teaches workshops on healthy sexuality in retreat settings and has been published in the Journal of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity.  Other professional affiliations include Certification/membership American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), membership in the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH), Group Psychotherapy Association of Southern California (GPASC), American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT), and California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT).

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