Lynne Angela Santiago, PhD, LMHC
- Obsessing about sex
- Excessive viewing of sexually explicit media
- Phone sex
- Excessive masturbation
- Sexual encounters with multiple partners
- Sexual encounters with anonymous partners
- Obsessive dating through personal ads and online dating
- Engage in unsafe sex practices despite potential effects on
health and health of sexual partners.
- Employ services of sex workers despite potential problems in
relationship and/or legal consequences.
- Exposing oneself to non-consenting persons.
- Watching others and/or staking
- Sexual harassment
- Sexual assault
- Child porn and/or molestation
Promoting connection, healing and personal growth
THERAPY FOR SEX ADDICTION
Persons who are sexually addicted feel strongly compelled to engage in
may have strong, unrelenting thoughts about sex that interfere in their
abilities to focus on other important aspects of life, such a work and
relationships. People addicted to sex may take risks and suffer many
losses such a loss of relationships, jobs, finances and even health.
Some may find themselves facing legal charges and arrest. Even so,
they continue with their behaviors. Many sexually addicted people
make multiple attempts to control their behaviors yet the behaviors
really have strong control over the person.
There is a big difference between a healthy
enjoyable sex drive and having a sex
addiction. A person with sex addiction often
comes to find there is little satisfaction in their
sexual activity. They are not forming
People with sex addiction have feelings of
shame and guilt about their activities. And they
are faced with having to deal with the severe
negative, life changing consequences that
result from their behaviors.
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People who have experienced terrifying
threatening, such as physical and/or
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natural disaster are at risk of developing
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Living in a life threatening environment
over an extended period of time can
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were before their military experiences.
Their family and ‘you have changed’.
Returning home from war can be a long
the adjustment challenging. You cannot
spend time in a war zone and expect that
you will not be changed in some way.
about one’s self and the world that lead
to a basic distrust. This deeply rooted
distrust can cause problems in adult
relationships, creating unhealthy
attachment styles, effect parenting, and
interfere in successfully attaining life
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Many people are so uncomfortable
talking about sex and about their own
sexuality that problems get ignored.
Even doctors and other health
professionals manage to avoid
asking important questions about
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