Restorations Therapy Blog

Grieving: It’s Not Just About Death

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

>When someone says the word “grief” I suspect most of us think of a time when we have lost someone. Our minds automatically assume that grieving involves the death of a loved one. But in reality, grieving… 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


I Married a Recovering Sex Addict

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Dreaming of marriage as a young girl, I didn’t had the faintest idea of what marriage would truly look like. When you fantasize about your future partner, you tend to only dream about the good aspects,… 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


What Do Downton Abbey and Addiction Have in Common?

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

I must admit, I am an avid Downton Abbey fan. Ok, maybe fanatic. When the show first came out, I was hesitant about watching even one episode. But once I did, I was hooked until it… Read More


It’s Not Just a Guy Thing.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Can women really be addicted to porn? I mean, come on. It’s a guy thing, right? The truth is that pornography addiction is not just a guy thing at all. As men and women, we are… 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


What Makes Us Happy?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

What truly makes life good? I think it’s safe to assume that we all have differing opinions on this topic. When polling Millennials on this question, the vast majority said their life goals leading to happiness… Read More


Swiping for Sex

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Let’s imagine for a moment that you’re a twenty-something living in a prominent city in the northern US. You work a 50-60 hour a week office job, and your desire is to climb the corporate ladder and develop… Read More


Recovery Lessons from Donald Trump

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

The title of this blog has the potential of sparking a variety of emotions in readers: outrage, confusion, interest, hostility, etc. The presidential candidate, Donald Trump, continues to spark a row of controversy in the media… Read More


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