Open Access Commentary

Recovery & Treatment of Sexual Addiction: An Interview with Dr. Patrick Carnes

Travis Smith*

Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: September 20, 2019;  Published Date: October 09, 2019


In this interview, Patrick Carnes, the world’s leading expert on sexual addiction, shares his expertise on the topic of sexual addiction and the nuances and evolution of this prevalent issue. Dr. Carnes discusses the history of sexual addiction, along with gender differences and best practices when treating couples. Dr. Carnes also presents research supporting sex as an addiction, and how this influences treatment. In addition, Dr. Carnes also discusses the importance of disclosure in the process of restoring trust in relationships where sexual addiction has been present.

Keywords: Sexual addiction; Addiction recovery; Infidelity

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