Association for the Treatment of
Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity

Events / Courses

Tue 24 Apr

Understanding and Recognising Sex Addiction(approved by COSRT and CPCAB)

1 Day CPD Event

Laurel Centre, Leamington Spa

 

The day includes a comprehensive explanation of the most up to date theories of sex and porn addiction, including signs and symptoms and common predispositions.  It will give therapists the confidence to recognise clients with an active and current sexual addiction as well as those who are ‘at risk’ and provide the tools to guide clients to appropriate sources of treatment.

 

Course Overview & Objectives  

Sex addiction seems to be a growing concern and more and more therapists are receiving enquiries from concerned ‘addicts’ and partners.  Ultimately only the ‘addict’ can decide if their behaviour is compulsive and out of control but this intense and information packed day, will help therapists to guide the client in making that decision.  The day includes a comprehensive explanation of the most up to date theories of sex and porn addiction, including signs and symptoms and common predispositions.  It will give therapists the confidence to recognise clients with an active and current sexual addiction as well as those who are ‘at risk’ and provide the tools to guide clients to appropriate sources of treatment.   

 

Aims 

o   To provide a definition of sex addiction

o   To recognise different classifications of sex addiction

o   To help counsellors understand sex addiction from a biopsychosocial perspective

o   To help counsellors identify cross addictions

o   To provide counsellors with the tools to help clients self diagnose either an active addiction or their ‘at risk’ behaviours

o   To provide an overview of treatment options for addicts and partners

o   To provide experiential opportunity to practise assessment skills

o   To provide counsellors with the tools and resources to help clients find appropriate sources of treatment

o   To recognise the impact of sex addiction on partners

o   To provide counsellors with the tools to support clients who may be going through sexual addiction treatment or whose partners may be going through treatment

 

Outcomes

Attendees will have a thorough understanding of sex addiction and be able to recognise and refer appropriately. Attendees will also have the confidence to support sex addicts and their loved ones as they work through treatment.  

 

For further information:
T: 01926 339594 / 020 7965 7302
E:
info@thelaurelcentre.co.uk

W: www.thelaurelcentre.co.uk

 



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