Treatment for Sexual Addiction
The Sexual Recovery Institute (SRI) is a specialty therapy agency directed toward the treatment of sexual addiction.
SRI provides local programs for individuals and couples residing all over Southern California while also hosting persons seeking intensive treatment from throughout The United States and abroad.
The Center for Relationship and Sexual Recovery at the Ranch offers a women’s sex and love addiction treatment program and a men’s sex addiction treatment center dedicated to the treatment of problems such as Serial Infidelity, Compulsive Masturbation, Cyberporn Abuse, Anonymous Sex, Sexual Boundary Problems, Voyeurism, Exhibitionism and Prostitution along with the inevitable relationship, health, and legal crisis that accompany these behaviors.
Other Online Resources
Dr. Patrick Carnes’ resources for sex addiction and recovery.
Jennifer P. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D., is a physician certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine.
Addiction Treatment Magazine
Addiction Treatment Magazine is an online magazine that posts the latest news on research and treatment in the addiction field.
The Healthy Mind
Basic information about positive “mental fitness” as well as psychological difficulties that people face.
Promises Treatment Centers is one of the nation’s leading drug rehab treatment programs. Locations in Malibu and West Los Angeles. They also have partner with SRI to focus on those with substance abuse who may also have a sexual addiction issue.
Comprehensive guide to drug rehab treatment, what to expect from treatment, and how to find the right program.
What is cheating in the digital age? If you don’t actually meet the person in the real world, but have sex online, is that infidelity? Guide to the changing face of fidelity in the digital age.
12-Step Addict and Offender Groups
12-Step sexual recovery group meetings exist in most major metropolitan areas. Below is a brief description and contact information for each. Attendance at these groups is free — small donations are encouraged. The group meetings can be a unique and invaluable way to gather information, hope and understanding.
SA – Sexaholics Anonymous
A National 12-Step program for sexual addicts and sexual offenders. Mostly males in attendance.
SAA – Sexual Addicts Anonymous
A National 12-Step program for sexual addicts and some sexual offenders. Scattered meetings have female attendance.
SCA – Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
Mostly urban 12-Step program, primarily for sexual addicts. Scattered meetings have female attendance.
SLAA – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
National 12-Step program for sexual addicts and those with patterns of unhealthy romantic relationships. Greater female attendance, some “women only” meetings.
SRA – Sexual Recovery Anonymous
12-Step program similar to SA except “committed relationship” is used instead of “marriage”. These meetings are limited in number but open to everyone in sexual recovery.
12-Step Partner and Couples Groups
National 12-Step program for spouses of sexual addicts and partners of sexual offenders. Primarily married women in attendance. Companion program to SA.
National 12-Step program for partners and significant others of sexual addicts and sexual offenders. Both men and women in attendance. Companion program to SAA.
RCA – Recovering Couples Anonymous
National 12-Step program focused on the recovery issues of the couple itself. Both partners (addict and co-addict) are encouraged to attend. All committed couples are welcome.