Restorations Therapy Blog

What Happens When Prevention Doesn’t Work?

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Recently, I have discovered a new reality when working with my clients, and even in my own recovery. Many of us expend 99% of our energy trying to prevent bad things from happening. We create plans an… Read More


The Power of Laughter

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

The 21st century boasts a plethora of new creations, be it technology, philosophies, social networks, or advancements in medicine and health. Technology exists to remind us to take the trash out, of future meetings, and to tell… Read More


Technology Filtering: Our Recommendations

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

For anyone struggling with pornography addiction, finding computer and phone filtering software is essential to beginning recovery. It is not the only step, but it is a practical step in helping yourself learn to cope with… Read More


Elizabeth Smart and Pornography

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The debate continues to exist around the topic of pornography: is it healthy to watch or unhealthy? Numerous people have provided research, opinions, and arguments for both sides. I am not here to add to this… Read More


The Trap of “More”

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

We live in a culture that tells us we can have whatever we desire. Children are raised from a young age being told they can be whoever they want to be, work whatever job or profession… Read More


The Island of Isolation

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Anyone who’s walked through life has experienced the feeling of isolation, that place of being alone, separated from others. Isolation can stem from the rejection of others or physically not having anyone around. More often than… Read More


Community: The Strength of Support

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Many people ask me what’s the most important part of the recovery journey. I could answer a litany of options such as discipline, motivation, dedication, a recovery plan, and more. All of these are important to recovery,… Read More


Protection Verses Pursuit: The Recovery Continuum

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Every person on the road to regaining their life from addiction has learned there are different perspectives on recovery. There are two main recovery concepts I teach our addicts that operate on a continuum: at first,… Read More


Restorations Therapy Center Celebrates 2 Years

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Three years ago the concept of a therapy center for sex addiction never crossed my mind. After working alone in private practice for a few years, my dream was to continue helping struggling individuals with their… Read More


A Recovering Addict Walks Into Victoria’s Secret…

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

This could be the start of a joke: A recovering sex addict walks into Victoria’s Secret with his partner. His initial response is to walk in looking at the ground, trying not to be aroused by… Read More


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