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Getting Unhooked

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 3:45 PM

This is a great reminder by Dr. Charlie Whelton, psychiatrist at Edgewood Addictions Treatment Center, how we can easily overstep the boundaries of responsibility and take over another person's responsibility to change their lives.


http://www.edgewood.ca/index.php?page=31&p=1536

The 4 Horsemen of Relationships

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 11:45 AM

A great article summarizing the 4 Horsemen of Relationships (John Gottman). The 4 Horsmen of relationships are communication patterns and attitudes that create barriers to intimacy in relationships.

 

http://www.marleneandbob.com/the4horsemen.pdf

The Power of Vulnerability - Brene Brown

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 12:40 AM

Fantastic TED talk on the power of vulnerability. My favorite quote "And I know that vulnerability is the core of shame and fear and our struggle for worthiness, but it appears that it's also the birthplace of joy, of creativity, of belonging, of love."

http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability?language=en

The Vicious Cycle of Fear

Posted on September 28, 2014 at 12:05 AM

Interesting article on the role of fear in the addiction cycle.

http://connexionsclassroom.com/connexions-classroom-blog/2014/08/the-vicious-cycle-of-fear/

Sexual Addiction Screening Test (SAST)

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 12:00 AM

An online Sexual Addiction Screening Test which is free.

https://www.recoveryzone.com/tests/sex-addiction/SAST/index.php

There are additional resources found at

http://www.recoveryzone.com

The Addiction Bubble - The world within the fantasy

Posted on September 21, 2014 at 11:55 PM

Various 12 Step Recovery Groups for Sex Addiction

Posted on September 21, 2014 at 11:35 PM

A list of some 12 Step Recovery Groups located in Alberta for Sex Addiction

Sex Addicts Anonymous

https://saa-recovery.org/

List of SAA Meetings in Alberta:

https://saa-recovery.org/Meetings/Canada/meeting.php?state=AB

Sexaholics Anonymous

http://sa.org/

Alberta Sexaholics Anonymous (with meeting listings in Alberta)

http://sanorthwest.org/

Celebrate Recovery (Christian 12 Step Recovery)

http://www.celebraterecovery.com/

Celebrate Recovery in Red Deer

http://www.crossroadschurch.ca/hope/celebrate-recovery

Crossroads Church - Friday nights 6:00pm

S-Anon (Recovery Support group for spouses and family members affected by loved ones struggling with sex addiction)

http://www.sanon.org



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