Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90036
"I'm a licensed clinical social worker who has worked with adults with a variety of mental health issues including depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, phase of life issues, marital/relationship and parenting problems, employment and economic issues, caring for aging parents, self esteem, substance abuse, sexual dysfunction, sexual compulsivity, love addiction, and much more. "
Sexual Addiction
(818) 649-6111
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Los Angeles, California 90036
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Sexual Addiction
"I'm a licensed clinical social worker who has worked with adults with a variety of mental health issues including depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, phase of life issues, marital/relationship and parenting problems, employment and economic issues, caring for aging parents, self esteem, substance abuse, sexual dysfunction, sexual compulsivity, love addiction, and much more. "
Martha 'Marty' Simpson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CSAT, CDWF
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90064
"Specializing in recovery from infidelity, I see addicts, "normies" & partners of addicts. I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in West Los Angeles & Woodland Hills, California. I LOVE to work with couples because I believe we heal & transform in healthy relationships! I run weekly groups for partners of sex addicts with a trauma model and personal empowerment approach. I also have a weekly groups for women's sex and love addiction, intimacy and relationship problems (a compliment to SLAA). I am often called to teach or present locally and nationally about problematic sexual behavior and the path to living a life of sexual integrity."
Sexual Addiction
(424) 351-9936
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90064
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Sexual Addiction
"Specializing in recovery from infidelity, I see addicts, "normies" & partners of addicts. I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in West Los Angeles & Woodland Hills, California. I LOVE to work with couples because I believe we heal & transform in healthy relationships! I run weekly groups for partners of sex addicts with a trauma model and personal empowerment approach. I also have a weekly groups for women's sex and love addiction, intimacy and relationship problems (a compliment to SLAA). I am often called to teach or present locally and nationally about problematic sexual behavior and the path to living a life of sexual integrity."
Melissa A. Richman, PsyD, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW, DAPA
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"Nurturing, nonjudgmental understanding, respect and honesty are at the heart of the therapeutic relationship I hope to develop with you. I believe that these deepest principles are the root of healing and recovery. The therapeutic relationship is where and how this takes place. When we address it in the here and now, then it most often generalizes to the present and future of your life. The foundation of my private practice lies in fostering this experience."
Sexual Addiction
(424) 254-0339
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sexual Addiction
"Nurturing, nonjudgmental understanding, respect and honesty are at the heart of the therapeutic relationship I hope to develop with you. I believe that these deepest principles are the root of healing and recovery. The therapeutic relationship is where and how this takes place. When we address it in the here and now, then it most often generalizes to the present and future of your life. The foundation of my private practice lies in fostering this experience."
Dorit Reichental, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MFTI, CSATc, CPCCc, ACC
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90064
"Dorit Reichental MA, MFTi, ACC, CSAT-2 is a California Marriage and Family Therapy Intern, Certified ICF Life Coach, and founder of RelationshipWorks(tm) Life Coaching, LLC. She is a partner at The Conversation Group and a member of The Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the professional training, certification, public education, research, and advocacy for sex addiction-induced trauma. Dorit employs a multidisciplined approach in the treatment of partners of sex combining Imago Relationship Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, and Sensorimotor Trauma Therapy."
Sexual Addiction
(310) 683-2856
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90064
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Sexual Addiction
"Dorit Reichental MA, MFTi, ACC, CSAT-2 is a California Marriage and Family Therapy Intern, Certified ICF Life Coach, and founder of RelationshipWorks(tm) Life Coaching, LLC. She is a partner at The Conversation Group and a member of The Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the professional training, certification, public education, research, and advocacy for sex addiction-induced trauma. Dorit employs a multidisciplined approach in the treatment of partners of sex combining Imago Relationship Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, and Sensorimotor Trauma Therapy."
Thomas Nabors, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"I view therapy as a safe space where clients can feel empowered to share their stories as they experience them. My primary goal as a clinician is not to “fix” you, my goal is to support you on your internal journey as you cultivate the skills necessary to grow and heal in a conducive manner. My function as a clinician is to help clients navigate and dissect their stories as a way to help them understand the meaning behind their experiences. I always encourage my clients to come to therapy as they are and we will begin the therapeutic process from there."
Sexual Addiction
(323) 433-5829
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sexual Addiction
"I view therapy as a safe space where clients can feel empowered to share their stories as they experience them. My primary goal as a clinician is not to “fix” you, my goal is to support you on your internal journey as you cultivate the skills necessary to grow and heal in a conducive manner. My function as a clinician is to help clients navigate and dissect their stories as a way to help them understand the meaning behind their experiences. I always encourage my clients to come to therapy as they are and we will begin the therapeutic process from there."
Sexual Recovery Coach, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CADC, II, CTA-CC
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"As a sexual recovery therapist and an internationally certified addiction counselor, I help people who suffer from problematic sexual behavior. Pornography and PIED, excessive masturbation, sexting, hook-up apps, infidelity, anonymous sex, prostitutes and massage are some of the typical behaviors that can become compulsive and difficult to control. If you want to stop, but can't, I can help you. If you repeatedly break promises to yourself or to your partner, I can help you. If you have decided that you don't want to be that person anymore, I can help you get rid of him or her."
Sexual Addiction
(310) 651-7552
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sexual Addiction
"As a sexual recovery therapist and an internationally certified addiction counselor, I help people who suffer from problematic sexual behavior. Pornography and PIED, excessive masturbation, sexting, hook-up apps, infidelity, anonymous sex, prostitutes and massage are some of the typical behaviors that can become compulsive and difficult to control. If you want to stop, but can't, I can help you. If you repeatedly break promises to yourself or to your partner, I can help you. If you have decided that you don't want to be that person anymore, I can help you get rid of him or her."
Andrew Halladay, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90048
"Sometimes life gets complicated. We all want a life of joy and abundance, free from worry, depression and anxiety, without a need to escape reality or avoid parts of our life. Let's talk about how we can together find the answers you seek and help to move you to the next phase of your life!"
Sexual Addiction
(323) 570-1112
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90048
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Sexual Addiction
"Sometimes life gets complicated. We all want a life of joy and abundance, free from worry, depression and anxiety, without a need to escape reality or avoid parts of our life. Let's talk about how we can together find the answers you seek and help to move you to the next phase of your life!"
Center for Healthy Sex, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, CSAT-S, CST-s
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"Sex addiction or relationship problems? Lies, sexless marriage, shame? Recover your sexual health at the Center For Healthy Sex in West L.A. Expert psychotherapy for couples, individuals, partners and groups for all sexual issues."
Sexual Addiction
(424) 210-7012
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sexual Addiction
"Sex addiction or relationship problems? Lies, sexless marriage, shame? Recover your sexual health at the Center For Healthy Sex in West L.A. Expert psychotherapy for couples, individuals, partners and groups for all sexual issues."
Cira Winarto, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90064
"The quality of our relationships has the greatest influence on our happiness. I specialize in tackling the underlying issues behind relationship difficulties and/or inexperience, infidelity/betrayal trauma, sex/porn/love addictions, and common sex therapy issues (erectile dysfunction, rapid ejaculation, mismatched or low libidos, compulsive sexual behaviors, and painful, awkward, or unfulfilling sex). I am also passionate about supporting adults and adolescents who are navigating dating in the digital age and trying to modify unhelpful patterns, move away from codependency, and redefine healthy intimacy. "
Sexual Addiction
(424) 395-3765
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90064
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Sexual Addiction
"The quality of our relationships has the greatest influence on our happiness. I specialize in tackling the underlying issues behind relationship difficulties and/or inexperience, infidelity/betrayal trauma, sex/porn/love addictions, and common sex therapy issues (erectile dysfunction, rapid ejaculation, mismatched or low libidos, compulsive sexual behaviors, and painful, awkward, or unfulfilling sex). I am also passionate about supporting adults and adolescents who are navigating dating in the digital age and trying to modify unhelpful patterns, move away from codependency, and redefine healthy intimacy. "
Forest Benedict, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, SATP
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90011
"Have your shame, secrets, and sexually compulsive behaviors led to personal or relational devastation? Are you ready to rise up and begin rebuilding your life? If so, let me be your guide. I have extensive experience guiding individuals and couples in crisis through the recovery process and I am ready to help you as well. I know how intimidating it is to begin this journey because I was once there myself. I also know that recovery from sexual addiction is worth the effort. Healing is possible. There is hope."
Sexual Addiction
(916) 702-3528
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90011
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Sexual Addiction
"Have your shame, secrets, and sexually compulsive behaviors led to personal or relational devastation? Are you ready to rise up and begin rebuilding your life? If so, let me be your guide. I have extensive experience guiding individuals and couples in crisis through the recovery process and I am ready to help you as well. I know how intimidating it is to begin this journey because I was once there myself. I also know that recovery from sexual addiction is worth the effort. Healing is possible. There is hope."
Kelly Anderson-Bohlinger, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CSAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"I maintain a private practice in Hermosa Beach, CA. As an interactive, solution-focused therapist my therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client with compassion and understanding. I specialize in marital and partner relationships. Pre-marital, Sex Addiction and Partners of SA's, Betrayal Trauma, Gottman's Couples and Discernment and Individual therapy with a focus on relationships. Groups for Divorce and Betrayal Trauma. Take the first step to your own healing journey. Call or Email Ms. Kelly Anderson-Bohlinger now - License # MFC86622 California"
Sexual Addiction
(424) 371-8306
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sexual Addiction
"I maintain a private practice in Hermosa Beach, CA. As an interactive, solution-focused therapist my therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client with compassion and understanding. I specialize in marital and partner relationships. Pre-marital, Sex Addiction and Partners of SA's, Betrayal Trauma, Gottman's Couples and Discernment and Individual therapy with a focus on relationships. Groups for Divorce and Betrayal Trauma. Take the first step to your own healing journey. Call or Email Ms. Kelly Anderson-Bohlinger now - License # MFC86622 California"
Sano Center for Recovery, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"Addiction cannot be overcome simply by knowing what it is or acknowledging its presence in your life. Nor can it be squashed by sheer will power. Many of our clients say they have felt that they could "just handle this by themselves," but once they reached out to us and got the help they needed, they realized that even if you can "just handle this alone," no one, including you, should ever have to. By reaching out to us, you are stating you are ready to bring balance back to your life."
Sexual Addiction
(562) 735-3633
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sexual Addiction
"Addiction cannot be overcome simply by knowing what it is or acknowledging its presence in your life. Nor can it be squashed by sheer will power. Many of our clients say they have felt that they could "just handle this by themselves," but once they reached out to us and got the help they needed, they realized that even if you can "just handle this alone," no one, including you, should ever have to. By reaching out to us, you are stating you are ready to bring balance back to your life."
Jill Vermeire, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CSAT-S
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90064
"Sex Addiction, Love Addiction, Partner Betrayal, Trauma & Sex Therapy...these are my specialties and some of my favorite issues to work with. If you feel stuck, confused, or hurt you don't have to keep suffering. My job is to support you and help you understand yourself so you can make the changes you need to have the life you want. I can help you heal from shame, pain, or guilt of addiction, trauma, or betrayal. You will learn what you value, what you want, & together we will find clarity in your relationships from the past to the present so you can be hopeful about your future. I want you to feel empowered and confident...truly."
Sexual Addiction
(602) 536-6982
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90064
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Sexual Addiction
"Sex Addiction, Love Addiction, Partner Betrayal, Trauma & Sex Therapy...these are my specialties and some of my favorite issues to work with. If you feel stuck, confused, or hurt you don't have to keep suffering. My job is to support you and help you understand yourself so you can make the changes you need to have the life you want. I can help you heal from shame, pain, or guilt of addiction, trauma, or betrayal. You will learn what you value, what you want, & together we will find clarity in your relationships from the past to the present so you can be hopeful about your future. I want you to feel empowered and confident...truly."
Freedom U Sexual Wellness Recovery Institute, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90001
"Who is are program for? Men who are desiring freedom from compulsive sexual behavior (porn, masturbation, hookups or commercial sex, etc.) and want to regain control of their lives and impulses by cultivating personal, relational, emotional, and spiritual wellness."
Sexual Addiction
(949) 565-4329
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90001
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Sexual Addiction
"Who is are program for? Men who are desiring freedom from compulsive sexual behavior (porn, masturbation, hookups or commercial sex, etc.) and want to regain control of their lives and impulses by cultivating personal, relational, emotional, and spiritual wellness."
Cindy Shadel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90025
"I specialize in helping individuals and couples who have experienced betrayal and/or infidelity in their primary relationship. Understanding how you've ended up in this situation can allow you to heal and recommit to your current partnership or end the relationship and move toward something better for yourself."
Sexual Addiction
(424) 570-1255
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sexual Addiction
"I specialize in helping individuals and couples who have experienced betrayal and/or infidelity in their primary relationship. Understanding how you've ended up in this situation can allow you to heal and recommit to your current partnership or end the relationship and move toward something better for yourself."
Kenneth George Kennaugh, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CSAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90036
Sexual Addiction
(213) 267-7908
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90036
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Sexual Addiction
Fountain Dennis Yount, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90004
"Unhappy with yourself and the way life is unfolding? Relationships not what you want them to be? Anxious? Angry? Increase esteem, improve your relationships and feel better now. We go through our lives with stories that shape who we are and how we see ourselves in the world. These stories and ideas can limit our identities preventing us from expressing our true, evolving natures and realizing our potentials. I collaborate with individuals and couples by providing a safe and introspective environment to examine and bring forward their own stories while exploring new perspectives that support and encourage positivity and confidence."
Sexual Addiction
(213) 457-3603
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90004
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Sexual Addiction
"Unhappy with yourself and the way life is unfolding? Relationships not what you want them to be? Anxious? Angry? Increase esteem, improve your relationships and feel better now. We go through our lives with stories that shape who we are and how we see ourselves in the world. These stories and ideas can limit our identities preventing us from expressing our true, evolving natures and realizing our potentials. I collaborate with individuals and couples by providing a safe and introspective environment to examine and bring forward their own stories while exploring new perspectives that support and encourage positivity and confidence."
Sarah A Goldberg, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90027
"I help people who are dealing with: Job stress; heavy feelings surrounding break-ups; artists who have lost their spark and want to find it again-who are navigating between commercial pressures and the ability to have their true voices heard. Intimacy issues, trauma, and love & sex addiction issues as well as other addictive issues are a specialty. My goal is to create a supportive, non-judgmental space for you to unpack difficult feelings and to help facilitate emotional healing. *Please note: I am not currently accepting couples for therapy."
Sexual Addiction
(424) 383-5009
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90027
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Sexual Addiction
"I help people who are dealing with: Job stress; heavy feelings surrounding break-ups; artists who have lost their spark and want to find it again-who are navigating between commercial pressures and the ability to have their true voices heard. Intimacy issues, trauma, and love & sex addiction issues as well as other addictive issues are a specialty. My goal is to create a supportive, non-judgmental space for you to unpack difficult feelings and to help facilitate emotional healing. *Please note: I am not currently accepting couples for therapy."
Virginia Gilbert, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90036
"Is your DIVORCE making your life unmanageable? Do you find it next to impossible to communicate with an angry ex? I can give you strategies to diffuse conflict, manage your own emotions, and move from surviving to thriving. Are you impacted by your own, or your partner's, SEXUAL COMPULSIVITY and ADDICTIVE RELATIONSHIPS? I can give you tools to regulate your feelings without resorting to destructive behaviors and help you learn to attach to healthy people, in healthy ways."
Sexual Addiction
(323) 988-0580
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90036
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Sexual Addiction
"Is your DIVORCE making your life unmanageable? Do you find it next to impossible to communicate with an angry ex? I can give you strategies to diffuse conflict, manage your own emotions, and move from surviving to thriving. Are you impacted by your own, or your partner's, SEXUAL COMPULSIVITY and ADDICTIVE RELATIONSHIPS? I can give you tools to regulate your feelings without resorting to destructive behaviors and help you learn to attach to healthy people, in healthy ways."
Damon Holzum, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90046
"Damon Holzum, LCSW. I bring a fresh, passionate and compassionate approach to your concerns and engage with you as someone desiring a powerful, nurturing, and solutions focused experience. My focus is an integrative approach blending CBT, experiential, Gestalt, and narrative therapies to assist you and your significant other or family to thrive within your environment and understand your thoughts and feelings to be the best you. I engage with all genres of individuals and focus on sex-positive therapy, polyamory, alternative sexual practices and the destigmatization of all things sexual and intimate within your relationships."
Sexual Addiction
(424) 293-3960
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90046
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Sexual Addiction
"Damon Holzum, LCSW. I bring a fresh, passionate and compassionate approach to your concerns and engage with you as someone desiring a powerful, nurturing, and solutions focused experience. My focus is an integrative approach blending CBT, experiential, Gestalt, and narrative therapies to assist you and your significant other or family to thrive within your environment and understand your thoughts and feelings to be the best you. I engage with all genres of individuals and focus on sex-positive therapy, polyamory, alternative sexual practices and the destigmatization of all things sexual and intimate within your relationships."

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Sexual addictions usually are revealed in stages: Preoccupation: continual fantasies about sexual prospects or situations, which can trigger episodes of sexual "acting-out": Ritualization: a preferred sexual activity or situation is often stereotyped and repetitive; Sexual Compulsion: continual engagement in sexual activity despite negative consequences and desire to stop; Despair: guilt or shame over inability to control behavior or feel remorse; and, Other behavioral problems, particularly chemical dependency and eating disorders.

Sex addiction or love addiction in marriage is common and inevitably leads to betrayal and hurt. Overcoming and recovery from sexual addiction starts with recognizing that you are out of control.

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