“Making promises to ourselves does not work. Telling the truth does. Healing starts the moment we understand this ultimate reality.” – Dr. Patrick Carnes


Help For Sex Addiction

Stefanie Carnes, Ph.D., has authored a myriad of books in which she examines sexual compulsions and the tangled web of trauma, love, addictive sex, hate, and fear often found in the addict’s family relationships. Dr. Carnes’ assessment tools and related materials deliver an unprecedented approach to addiction recovery.

Dr. Carnes’ books have proved important for both professionals and individuals in and out of recovery. Her work includes:

Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts, Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts, Facing Addiction: Starting Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs.


Recovery Is Possible: Take The First Step

Willow House at The Meadows located in Wickenburg, Arizona, provides an intensive, experiential-based 45-day treatment program for women with the complex issues of love and intimacy disorders.

We are a Behavioral Health Inpatient Facility with 10 beds, providing the highest level of care dedicated exclusively to women suffering from love addiction and intimacy disorders. We are accredited by The Joint Commission which demonstrates our ongoing commitment to high-quality care and safe treatment. Patients can be assured that they will receive outstanding care at Willow House at The Meadows.

In a safe and nurturing community composed of their peers, women are guided on their journey of recovery by examining the underlying causes of addiction and co-occurring disorders. The goal is for these individuals to gain the courage to face difficult issues, including grief and loss; heal from emotional trauma; and become accountable for their own feelings, behaviors, and recovery. Visit us here or feel free to phone us at 877-421-6414.

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