Resources

 

ORGANIZATIONS:

 

Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS)

 

International Institute of Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP)

 

Imago Relationships International

 

Partners of Sex Addicts Resource Center

 

Recovery Zone

 

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute

 

The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)

 

 

BOOK REFERENCES:

 

Sex Addiction/Compulsivity

 

Out of the Shadows by Dr. Patrick Carnes

 

Addictive Thinking and the Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process, Compulsive Behavior, and Self-Deception
by Abraham J. Twierski, MD and Craig Nakken

 

Answers in the Heart: Daily Meditations by Hazelden 

 

Helping Her Heal by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Disclosing Secrets: An Addict's Guide for When, to Whom, and How Much to Reveal
by Dr. Deborah Corely and Jennifer Schneider, MD

 

Facing the Shadow by Dr. Patrick Carnes

 

In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Behavior
by Dr. Patrick Carnes, David Delmonico, Elizabeth Griffin and Joseph Moriarity

 

Recovery Zone by Dr. Patrick Carnes

 

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous: The Basic Text for Augustine Fellowship

 

Female Sex Addiction/Love Addiction

 

Ready to Heal: Women Facing Love, Sex & Relationship Addiction by Kelly McDaniel

 

No Stones: Women Redeemed from Sexual Addiction by Marnie C. Ferree and Mark Laaser

 

Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
by Pia Mellody

 

She's Got a Secret by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous: The Basic Text for Augustine Fellowship

 

Partners of Sex Addicts

 

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal
by Dr. Barbara Steffens and Marsha Means 

 

Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts
by Dr. Stefanie Carnes

 

Partners Healing from His Addiction by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation,
and Guilt to Manipulate You
by Dr. Susan Forward

 

Surviving Disclosure: A Partner's Guide for Healing the Betrayal of Intimate Trust
by Jennifer Scheider, MD and Dr. Deborah Corely

 

Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity
by Dr. Shirley Glass and Jean Coppock Staeheli

 

Beyond the Bedroom: Healing for Adult Children of Sex Addicts 
by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Intimacy Anorexia

 

Intimacy Anorexia: Healing the Hidden Addiction in Your Marriage by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Intimacy Anorexia: The Workbook by Dr. Douglas Weiss 

 

Intimacy Anorexia: The Steps by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Married & Alone: Healing Exercises for Spouses by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Married & Alone: The 12-Step Guide by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Married & Alone: The Book by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Infidelity/Affair Recovery

 

Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity
by Dr. Shirley Glass and Jean Coppock Staeheli

 

After the Affair: Healing the Pain & Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Dr. Janis Abrahms Spring 

 

After the Affair by Dr. Douglas Weiss

 

Transcending Post-infidelity Stress Disorder (PISD): The Six Stages of Healing
by Dr. Dennis Ortman

 

Relationships/Marriage

 

Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with a Trauma Survivor: Strengthening Attachment Bonds by Dr. Susan M. Johnson

 

The Five Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman

 

Hot Monogamy: Essential Steps to More Passionate, Intimate Lovemaking
by Dr. Patricia Love and Jo Robinson

 

Getting The Love You Want by Dr. Harville Hendrix

 

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Susan M. Johnson

 

How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Relationship by Dr. Patricia Love, Sunny Shulkin and Colleen Beaumont

 

When He's Married to Mom: How to Help Mother-Enmeshed Men Open Their Hearts
To True Love and Commitment
by Dr. Kenneth Adams and Alexander Morgan

 

The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work
by Terry Real 

 

The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunment for Couples by Dr. John Gottman

 

What Makes Love Last? by Dr. John Gottman and Nan Silver

 

Abuse/Trauma

 

The Betrayal Bond by Dr. Patrick Carnes

 

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Overcoming Experiences
by Dr. Peter Levine 

 

Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners by Dr. Kenneth Adams and Dr. Patrick Carnes

 

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

 

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Wendy Maltz

 

The Emotional Incest Syndrome: What To Do When a Parent's Love Rules Your Life
by Dr. Patricia Love and Jo Robinson

 

In An Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness
by Dr. Peter Levine

 

Trauma-Proofing Your Kids: A Parent’s Guide for Instilling Confidence, Joy, and Resilience by Dr. Peter Levine & Maggie Kline 

 

Codependency

 

Facing Codependence: What is it: Where it Comes From, How it Sabotages Our Lives by Pia Mellody 

 

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
by Melody Beattie

 

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Dr. Brene Brown

 

Families & Parenting

 

Brainstorm, by Daniel J. Siegel, MD

 

Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel, MD and Mary Hartzell

 

The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, MD and Dr. Tina Payne Bryson

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