INTERVENTION SUPPORT for ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE, GAMBLING, SHOPPING, SEX ADDICTION, PORNOGRAPHY. and INTERNET CYBERSEX ADDICTION, and OTHER BEHAVIORAL COMPULSIONS.
What is an Intervention?
An Intervention is the action taken by family, friends, employer and/or concerned others to actively assist someone to change unacceptable behaviors.
The ARISE method (Addiction Recovery in Supportive Environment):
ARISE is designed to work from the concerns of family and others to get a resistant addicted person started in treatment.
The ARISE process is designed to protect and enhance the long-term nature of family relationships, while at the same time ending the addiction's control over the family.
The ARISE method of Addiction...
Is sex addiction or compulsive sexual behavior impacting your life?
Do you find yourself spending hours looking at internet porn, unable to stop?
Are you worried that your spending on porn and sex is out-of-control?
Is your internet porn addiction hurting your personal relationships and work?
Are you are spending more time on the computer than with your loved-ones?
Pornography and Cybersex (Porn) Addiction Recovery in my Denver Psychotherapy and Addiction Intervention Practice.
With the invention of the Internet individuals no longer have to leave their home to get their "fix". Men, especially, are attracted to internet pornography for sexual release because of what I call...
Do you spend hours on the internet or seeking sex, unable to stop?Do you find yourself having anonymous sex, frequenting prostitutes, bookstores, strip clubs, or unsafe cruising spots?Have you had unsafe sex even after you promised yourself: "never again?"Are you worried that your spending on sex or internet porn is out-of-control?Are your sexual compulsions hurting your personal relationships and work?Are you using sex to try to manage your anxiety, stress, or anger?Is pornography and cybersex addiction impacting your life?
Sex addiction recovery in my Denver, Colorado, psychotherapy and addiction intervention practice:If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may...
What is Bisexuality?
Bisexuality is a sexual orientation directed towards both men and women. Bisexuality is an affectional orientation towards both men and women.Bisexuality, or "Bi", is a life experience or identity, whether the person is sexually active or not. Bisexuality is feelings of sexual attraction or sexual behavior towards both men and women, but not necessarily to the same degree.Bisexuality is the "B" in LGBT
Sexual Diversity. Sexuality exists on a continuum. Not all of us are destined to be attracted to one gender or biological sex. There are different kinds of attachments: sexual, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. These may not be separable, but may...
Are you, or a Gay or Lesbian loved-one dependent on drugs, alcohol, or compulsive sexual behaviors such as cruising, cybersex or internet porn addiction,to boost confidence?
To feel socially accepted?
To feel sexually connected and desireable?
To self-sooth from distress or trauma?
To fit into the bar culture?
Gays and Lesbians are three times more likely to struggle with chemical dependency, drug abuse, or other compulsive behaviors or addictions than the general population, not because of their sexual orientation or genetics, but because of societal/cultural, and psychological factors that result from external and internalized homophobia, including: Lack of self-acceptance. Self-medication to deal with coming out and daily stressors. Social acceptance...