Broken, Addicted, Betrayed: Understanding Sexual Addiction and Partner Betrayal Trauma

Event Date: October 3, 2019
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $45 - Registration Only; $75 - Registration with CEUs
CEU's Available: This workshop is approved for 6 continuing education units for LPC, LMFT, Social Workers, Educators, Clergy

The Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health is an approved provider of continuing education by the State of Texas for the following: LPC, LMFT, LSW, LCSW, LMSW, and LCDC. The Center is also an approved provider of CPE by the Texas Education Agency, TEA CPE Number 902304.

Sex addiction is a real issue which impacts millions of relationships, individuals, marriages and families in ur own communities. The negative impact is felt in the life of the addict and his or her surrounding family members and friends. There are many that understand that a sexual addiction might be at play, few recognize that all sex addictions are not the same. The reality is that there are six different types of sex addicts, learning how to identify each of the six types of sex addiction will help find the path to recovery that is right for the addict.

In addition, one result of addiction is betrayal trauma for the Partner in the relationship, broken trust from the betrayal runs deep. There is a need for healing, validation and empathy to recover from this unique partner betrayal.

Dr. Doug Weiss, offers practical help to identify and treat sexual addiction and will walk you through the six different types of sex addiction, how to identify and understand the impact each can have on an addict. Dr. Weiss will also discuss Partner Betrayal Trauma and what betrayal trauma looks like, how the pain and experience of betrayal affects the Partner, and steps they can take to become stronger and recover in the relationship.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify the 6 types of sexual addiction.
  • Participants will be able to assess and design a treatment plan for the 6 types of sexual addiction.
  • Participants will be able to identify Partner Betrayal Trauma.
  • Participants will be able to assess and design a treatment plan for Partner Betrayal Trauma.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Doug Weiss is a Licensed Psychologist and the Executive Director of Heart to Heart Counseling Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. As Director, Dr. Weiss maintains a number of counselors, support groups, 3 and 5 day intensive workshops. Dr. Weiss is also President of the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy (AASAT). Dr. Weiss is a frequent guest on national television, radio and print media, and prolific writer on marriage, addiction and self-help topics pertaining to intimacy in marriage, singlehood, men’s and women’s issues and recovery from addiction. He is an international conference speaker on healthy marriages, and men’s recovery.

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