Featured Books

Untangling the WebUntangling The Web: Sex, Porn and Fantasy Obsession in the Internet Age
by Robert Weiss, LCSW, CAS

The defining new book about the emerging problem of pornography addition and sex on the Internet. A must have for the person wondering if they might have a problem and also for the people who care about them.

With personal stories from addicts and their significant others, this updated essential resource offers realistic healing strategies for anyone experiencing the devastating impact of Internet pornography and sex addiction on intimacy, relationships, career, health, and self-respect.


Cruise ControlCruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men
by Robert Weiss, LCSW, CAS

Robert Weiss, Executive Director of the Sexual Recovery Institute in Santa Monica, California, avoids political and moral arguments and instead focuses on the clinical approach, asking the question, “Is your sexual behavior causing problems in other areas of your life?”

Cruise Control leads men to a better understanding of the difference between sexual compulsion and non-addictive sexual behavior within the gay experience, and it explains what resources are available for recovery. A timely and important contribution to the body of recovery literature, Cruise Control provides understanding, empathy and encouragement to gay men seeking healthy sexual expression.

Additional Books

Cybersex Unhooked: A Workbook for Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior
by David L. Delmonico, Ph.D., Elizabeth Griffin, MA, and Joseph Moriarity

More and more books are appearing that describe the problems associated with compulsive online sex. Individuals are loosing jobs, family, and opportunities as a result of their involvement with compulsive online sex. This is the first workbook available to help individuals identify if they have a problem with compulsive online sex and if so what they can do to begin to break free of this issue in their life.

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Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction
by Patrick J. Carnes, Ph.D.

This is the landmark book introducing and legitimizing sexual behaviors and sexual fantasies as an addictive disease. Dr. Carnes proposes three levels of sexual addiction, describes the addiction cycle and its progression, and presents the faulty core beliefs of the addict and the coaddict and their healthy counterparts.

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Contrary to Love: Helping the Sexual Addict
by Patrick J. Carnes, Ph.D.

In this sequel to “Out of the Shadows,” Dr. Carnes adds to his original descriptions of sex addiction describing the stages of the illnesses. He presents here his Sexual Addiction Screening test, useful to therapists and addicts alike.

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A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps: The Classic Guide for All People in the Process of Recovery
by Patrick J. Carnes, Ph.D.

This is the first workbook on the Twelve Steps specifically designed with sex addicts and coaddicts in mind. It offers comprehensive and practical exercises for each of the twelve steps for anyone for anyone working a sexual recovery program.

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Treating Addicted Survivors of Trauma
by Katie Evans and J. Michael Sullivan, Ph.D.

This volume provides the tools professionals need to help adult and adolescent survivors of childhood abuse and other traumas who struggle with addictive disorders.

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Is It Love or Is It Addiction?
by Brenda Schaeffer

With more than 175,000 copies in print, Is It Love or Is It Addiction? has helped countless people find their way from the trials and confusions of addictive love to the fulfillment of whole and healthy relationships. Buy This Book ➜

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
by Melody Beattie

The healing touchstone of millions, this modern classic spent three years on the New York Times bestseller list, making codependence a household word and Melody Beattie one of America’s best-loved and most inspirational authors.

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Sex, Lies, and Forgiveness: Couples Speak on Healing from Sex Addiction
by Jennifer P. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D. and Burt Schneider

First hand information and healing words from couples dealing with the challenges of sex addiction recovery.

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