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Real Hope, True Freedom : Understanding and Coping With Sex Addiction (Paperback) (Milton S. Magness &
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Covering a wide variety of topics for anyone who wants to understand sex addiction and the process of recovery, this comprehensive volume addresses the different manifestations and misperceptions of this disabling disorder. From how sex addiction impacts the brain, sex addiction risk factors, and when sex addiction co-occurs with other mental health disorders, to the barriers to getting help/treatment, information and resources specific to the needs of the partners of sex addicts, the process of treatment, the process of recovery for both individuals and couples. Included are tips for relationship rebuilding, re-establishing intimacy, healthy sexuality, and relapse prevention tools and strategies. The book is, in part, structured in an FAQ-style format to address frequently asked questions.
Milton Magness, DMin, MA, LPC, CSAT, is the founder and director of Hope & Freedom Counseling Services in Houston. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. Dr. Magness is the author of Stop Sex Addiction: Real Hope, True Freedom for Sex Addicts and Partners; Thirty Days to Hope & Freedom for Sexual Addicts: The Essential Guide for Daily Recovery and Relapse Prevention; and Hope & Freedom for Sexual Addicts and Their Partners.
Marsha Means, MA, is a trained Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as the founder and director of A Circle of Joy Ministries. She is the author of Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal and co-author of Living with Your Husband's Secret Wars.