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Recovery from sexual addiction: 

Sexual addiction is a complex addiction but there is hope!

"As a trained Certified Sex Addiction Therapist ( (CSAT®), I have completed training developed by Dr. Patrick Carnes (, which required attendance at multiple training modules and supervision with a CSAT Supervisor. It also requires ongoing education so that ASATs*/CSATs such as myself are experts in providing sexual addiction therapy. It is a rigorous process designed to help me best help you."  (* Trained Associate Sex Addiction Therapist)

To learn more about treatment for sex addiction (, including an initial (free) sexual addiction screening assessment (, please visit ( If you are a partner, please take the Partner Sexuality Survey (

Mary Ann facilitates sexual recovery groups for both the addict and their partner. The goal of the group is to help people who are struggling with compulsive sexual issues, love addiction, compulsive/serial relationships, sexual anorexia, and related issues. The focus of the groups are about:

  • The trauma of discovery
  • What I have power over - what I do not
  • Healing from the trauma of discovery
  • Healthy disclosure - what do I need to know?
  • Sex and love addiction vs. being a jerk
  • Therapeutic separation vs. separation and divorce
  • Grief and loss
  • Shame and guilt
  • Healthy sex
  • Effective communciation
  • Mindfulness
  • Setting boundaries

    The groups:

    Men's Sexual Recovery Group:  

    Helping men struggling with compulsive sexuality, love addiction, serial infidelity, obsessive relationships, and more. Click here for a downloadable flyer. To ensure you have the latest info, it is recommended you contact me directly at (813) 428-8128, or at

    Partner's Empowerment Group:

    Helping women whose partners are struggling with compulsive sexuality, love addiction, serial infidelity, and more. Click here for a downloadable flyer

    Couple's Sexual Recovery Group

    The Couple's Sexual Recovery Group is designed to address the needs of the couple.

    If you think you or someone you know is struggling with the issues identified above, please contact Mary Ann Bodnar.