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Partners of Sex Addicts Struggle with Loneliness and Isolation

By Dr. Georgia Fourlas, LCSW, LISAC, CSAT, Clinical Director of Rio Retreat Center Workshops Partners of sex addicts often find themselves feeling alone and isolated. First, the feelings of lonelin...

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Distorted Love: Adult Attachment Styles and Love Addiction

By Alexandra Katehakis, Ph.D.(c), MFT, CST-S, CSAT-S, Senior Fellow at The Meadows For decades, researchers have struggled to define the unconscious processes of irrational love paramount in myths ...

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Signs that You Need Help for Sex Addiction

Dr. Georgia Fourlas, LCSW, LISAC, CSAT Clinical Director of Rio Retreat Center Workshops at The Meadows “Are my sexual behaviors really a problem?” Some people clearly know the answer to that q...

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How We Shortchange Men in Trauma and Addiction Treatment

By Dan Griffin, MA, Senior Fellow at The Meadows When I went to school to learn how to work with people with addictive disorders I got a lot of great guidance: Brain science. Family systems. Motiva...

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The Complex Trauma Survivor Faces a Lifetime’s Worth of Bullying

By Shahida Arabi, M.A., Author “Many abused children cling to the hope that growing up will bring escape and freedom. But the personality formed in the environment of coercive control is not well a...

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Peeling Away the Layers of Trauma: Survivors II

Dr. Georgia Fourlas, LCSW, LISAC, CSAT Clinical Director of Workshops, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows There is an undeniable link between childhood trauma and the ability to cope with adult tra...

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