Unfortunately, I am not a referral service and there is a helpless feeling that I can’t assist every person who comes to me.
city=Los Angeles&state=CA&spec=496 , for example Chicago, IL, try plugging the new city and state into the link above, replacing “Los Angeles&state=CA.” It yields Psychology Today’s list of attachment-based therapists (“spec=496”) in that city.
Then I continued with my therapist and added neurofeedback with a certified, attachment-conscious provider. “Nothing I know can do that,” he said, on seeing her results. Good for adults: –International Society for Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD):
content ID=18 –Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute, Get Help & Locator page: –Good directory: Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS): specify Attachment as specialty, enter zip and distance range you can drive, then below under “Advanced Search,” select “Special Interests” and check box marked “Attachment Disorders.” For Los Angeles, CA area, see Comments below for LA attachment-based psychotherapists here:
Unfortunately, in spite of studies showing that 70% of wives of sex addicts meet the criteria for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), most sex addiction counselors are still working from the co-addict model.
The co-addict model says a person who is married to a sex addict is sick, out of control, addicted to their spouse, and implies she is partially to blame for his behavior, simply because she chose to marry a sex addict, even though the vast majority of the time she did not even know he was an addict.