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Sex and Love Addiction: Help for Family Members

March 6, 2017

By Jerry Law D.Min, MDAAC, CIP, Program Director of Family Education and Leadership Training for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare Dave and Sue were immediately hit with that sinking feeling in the gut...

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Distorted Love: Adult Attachment Styles and Love Addiction

March 3, 2017

By Alexandra Katehakis, Ph.D.(c), MFT, CST-S, CSAT-S For decades, researchers have struggled to define the unconscious processes of irrational love paramount in myths and fairy tales. Lovers in these ...

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Signs that You Need Help for Sex Addiction

March 3, 2017

Dr. Georgia Fourlas, LCSW, LISAC, CSAT Clinical Director of Rio Retreat Center Workshops at The Meadows “Are my sexual behaviors really a problem?” Some people clearly know the answer to that q...

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Love, Relationship, and Sex Addiction: What’s the Difference?

February 27, 2017

Dr. Stefanie Carnes, PhD, CSAT-S, Senior Fellow at The Meadows Women who seek treatment related to their out of control romantic and/or sexual behaviors are sometimes unsure about how to label their i...

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3 Myths about Sex Addiction Treatment

February 14, 2017

Alexandra Katehakis, Senior Fellow at The Meadows, is one of the lead authors of an article titled, “Sex Addiction is NOT a ‘MYTH’ when Neuroscience Keeps the Score” featured in the January/February 2...

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Love Addiction: Myth vs. Reality

April 5, 2017

By Caroline Becker, LISAC, LAC Therapist, The Meadows Outpatient Center Pia Mellody defines love addiction as: “A condition in which individuals…are attracted to somebody who will neglect the relation...

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