Addictions Resource List
c/o Woodmont Hills Counseling Center
3710 Franklin Road
Nashville, TN 37204
Phone: 866-464-HEAL or 615-269-6220
Louis, McBurney, M.D. and Melissa McBurney
Christ-centered therapy in a retreat setting for Christian leaders and others.
Ralph Earle, Ph.D.
New Hope Educational Foundation
7530 East Angus Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Ralph H. Earle, Ph.D., coauthor of Lonely All the Time, provides team treatment for clergy families, including sexual abuse and sexual addiction.
Earl, Ph.D., and Sandy Wilson, D.Min.
Wilson Counseling Associates
The Wilsons, seminary professors and coauthors of Restoring the Fallen, offer intensive sexual addiction counseling programs lasting 4 days or more, depending on individual needs and circumstances. They also offer ongoing counseling for sexual addicts and spouses at both their Portland and Roseburg, Oregon, offices. The Wilsons are available to help churches form spiritual care teams to oversee the restoration process for pastors or congregations recovering from infidelity/sexual addiction.
Douglas Weiss, Ph.D.
Heart to Heart Counseling Center
P.O. Box 51055,
Colorado Springs, CO 80949
Douglas Weiss, Ph.D., is the author of several books on sexual addiction, leads 3-day intensives in Colorado Springs for individuals and couples impacted by sex addiction. He also offers telephone counseling. His website lists numerous recovery resources he has written or produced for sexual addicts and their spouses.
Co-Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (CO-SLAA)
For partners of sex and love addicted people seeking support and recovery from their own addictive patterns with their sex and love addicted partners.
P. O. Box 650010
West Newton, Massachusetts 02165-0010
S-Anon is a 12-step group that helps those who are affected by the sexual addiction of a family member or a friend.
S-Anon International Family Groups
P.O. Box 111242
Nashville, TN 37222-1242
Recovering Couples Anonymous
For couples in which addiction (not just sex addiction) and codependency exist, who desire recovery from their addictive behavior with each other.
P. O. Box 11872
St. Louis, MO 63105
Counseling Services And Ministries
American Association of Christian Counselors
P.O. Box 739
Forest, VA 24551
Toll free 1-800-526-8673
The American Association of Christian Counselors is a Christian organization for counselors, pastors, and lay leaders that provides a list of counselors, professional conferences, resources including videotapes, audiotapes, books, and other printed material.
Avenue is a nonprofit, interdenominational organization that exists to equip churches to effectively minister healing to people impacted by sexual sin by: creating safe, confidential environments where individuals are unconditionally loved and accepted in front of God and others; providing easy-to-assimilate programs for the prevention, intervention, and healing of inappropriate sexual behavior and anger; healing the brokenness in men, their wives, couples, and teens, and; training leaders to facilitate these programs so Gods abundant life may be experienced.
2615 Camino Tassajara
Danville, CA 94506
Clergy Recovery Network
P.O. Box 215
Brea, CA 92822
Emerge Ministries, Inc.
900 Mull Avenue
Akron OH 44313-7597
Phone: 800-621-5207 toll free
800-867-4011 (Confidential counseling for Assemblies of God ministers only.)
Faithful and True Ministries
Ministries for sexual wholeness, counseling, and consultation
Mark Laaser, Ph.D.
6542 Regency Lane
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Heart to Heart Counseling Centers
P.O. Box 51055
Colorado Springs, CO 80949
17530 NE Union Hill Rd., Suite 160
Redmond, WA 98052
Toll free 1-888-535-5565 or 1-425-869-6468
Pat and Marsha Means
International is a Christian organization that provides information, support-group materials, and assistance for sexual addiction and sexual coaddiction.
Johna and Bob Hale
P.O. Box 952317
Lake Mary, FL 32795
Living Waters/Andrew Comiskey materials — Sexual and Relational Healing
Desert Stream Ministries
P.O. Box 17635
Anaheim Hills, CA 92687-7635
Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., director
1655 N. Tegner
Wickenburg, AZ 85390
Phone: 800-MEADOWS or 928-684-3926
National Association for Christian Recovery
P.O. Box 215
Brea, CA 92822
The National Association for Christian Recovery is an organization for recovering persons and includes online support groups and suggested resources and conferences.
National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families
800 Compton Rd., Suite 9224
Cincinnati, OH 45231
HelpLine 1-800-583-2964 or 1-513-521-6227
The National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families is a Christian organization that provides help and referrals for people struggling with pornography or those interested in fighting pornography.
New Life Ministries
(Offers Every Man’s Battle Workshops and other workshops. We encourage you to visit their website (www.newlife.com) for information on all conferences.)
P.O. Box 650500
Dallas, TX 75265-0500
Phone: 1-800-NEW-LIFE (639-5433)
Pure Intimacy (Focus on the Family)
Offers information on pornography and sexual addiction
Pure Life Ministries
Offers programs directed at breaking free from sexual sin
Pure Life Ministries
552 East Fairview Road
Williamstown, KY 41097
Phone: 859-824-4444 — Administrative Offices
Phone: 859-824-0870 — Counseling Office
Phone: 800-635-1866 — To Request Information and Applications
Phone: 888-293-8714 — To Place an Order
AUDIOTAPES / VIDEOTAPES
“Pastor to Pastor: Overcoming Sexual Addiction”
Audiotape Series, vol. 11
Focus on the Family
Covenant Eyes (Internet Accountability Resource)
Books On Sexual Addiction
Arterburn, Stephen. 2003. Addicted to “Love”: Understanding Dependencies of the Heart: Romance, Relationships, and Sex. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Vine Books.
Bodishbaugh, Signa, and Conlee Bodishbaugh. 2004. Illusions of Intimacy: Unmasking Patterns of Sexual Addiction and Bringing Deep Healing to Those Who Struggle. Waynesboro, Georgia: Send the Light Inc.
Carnes, Patrick. 2001. Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery. Center City, Minn.: Hazelden Publishing and Educational Services.
Davies, Bob, and Russell Willingham. 1999. Breaking Free: Understanding Sexual Addiction and the Healing Power of Jesus. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity.
Durfield, Richard and Renee. 2005. Raising Pure Kids in an Impure World. Grand Rapids: Bethany House Publishers.
Earle, Ralph, and Gregory Crow. 1998. Lonely All The Time: Recognizing, Understanding, and Overcoming Sex Addiction, for Addicts and Co-dependents. New York: Bradt Publications.
Grundner, T.M. 2000. The Skinner Box Effect: Sexual Addiction and Online Pornography. Lincoln, Neb.: Writers Club Press.
Hall, Laurie. 1998. An Affair of the Mind: One Womans Courageous Battle To Salvage Her Family from the Devastation of Pornography. Colorado Springs: Focus on the Family Publishing.
Means, Patrick. 1999. Men’s Secret Wars. Grand Rapids: Fleming H. Revell.
Melody, Pia. 1992. Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power To Change the Way You Love — The Love Connection to Codependence. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.
McBurney, Louis and Melissa. 2005. Real Questions, Real Answers About Sex. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.
Payne, Leanne. 1995. Crisis in Masculinity. Grand Rapids: Baker Books.
- Young, Kimberly S. 1998. Caught in the Net: How To Recognize the Signs of Internet Addiction — and a Winning Strategy for Recovery. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons.
Books On Coaddiction/Codependency
Beattie, Melody. 1996. Beyond Codependency: And Getting Better All the Time. Center City, Minn.: Hazelden Publishing and Educational Services.
______. 1996. Codependent No More: How To Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself. Center City, Minn.: Hazelden Publishing and Educational Services.
Henfelt, Robert. 1996. Love Is a Choice Breaking the Cycle of Addictive Relationships. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishing.
Means, Marsha. 1999. Living With Your Husband’s Secret Wars. Grand Rapids: Revell.
Norwood, Robin. 1990. Women Who Love Too Much. New York: Pocket Books.
Schneider, Jennifer. 2004. Back from Betrayal: Saving a Marriage, a Family, a Life. South Boardman, Mich.: Crofton Creek Press.
Weiss, Douglas. 1997. Partners Recovery Guide : 100 Empowering Exercizes. Denver: Discovery Pr. Publications.
- Whitfield, Charles L. 1994. Boundaries and Relationships. Deerfield Beach, Fla.: HCI.
Books On General Recovery
Amen, Daniel. 1999. Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness. New York: Three Rivers Press.
Cloud, Henry, and John Townsend. 1996. Safe People. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.
______. 2002. Boundaries. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.
Dodd, Chip. 2001. The Voice of the Heart. Franklin, Tenn.: Sage Hill Resources.
May, Gerald. 1991. Addiction and Grace. San Francisco: Harper.
Milkman, Harvey and Stanley Sunderwirth. 1987. Craving for Ecstasy: The Consciousness and Chemistry of Escape. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Press.
Peck, M. Scott. 2003. The Road Less Traveled, 25th Anniversary Edition: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth. New York: Simon and Schuster.
- Stoop, David. 2005. Real Solutions for Forgiving the Unforgivable. Ventura, Calif.: Regal.
Books On Inner Healing/Restoration
Anderson, Neil. 2000. The Bondage Breaker. Eugene, Ore.: Harvest House Publishers.
Cloud, Henry, and John Townsend. 1992. Boundaries: When To Say Yes, When To Say No, To Take Control of Your Life. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House.
Eldredge, John. 2003. Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.
Frost, Jack. 2002. Experiencing the Father’s Embrace. Lake Mary, Florida: Charisma House.
Harris, Joshua. 2003. Not Even a Hint: Guarding Your Heart Against Lust. Sisters, Ore.: Multnomah Publishers.
Joy, Donald M. 1986. Rebonding: Preventing and Restoring Damaged Relationships. Dallas: Word Publishing.
Omartian, Stormie. 2001. Lord, I Want To Be Whole: The Power of Prayer and Scripture in Emotional Healing. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.
Payne, Leanne. 1995. The Healing Presence: Curing the Soul Through Union With Christ. Grand Rapids: Baker Books.
______. 1996. Restoring the Christian Soul: Overcoming Barriers To Completion in Christ Through Healing Prayer. Grand Rapids: Baker Books.
______. 1996. The Broken Image: Restoring Personal Wholeness Through Healing Prayer. Wheaton, Ill. Crossway Books.
Sandford, John, and Paula Sandford. 1982. The Transformation of the Inner Man. Tulsa, Okla.: Victory House.
Smith, Ed M. 2000. Beyond Tolerable Recovery. Campbellsville, Ky.: Alathia Publishing.
Springle, Pat. 1990. Rapha’s 12-Step Program for Overcoming Codependency. Houston: Rapha Publishing/Word Inc.
BOOKS ON HEALTHY SEXUALITY
Arthur, Kay. 2002. Sex … According to God. Colorado Springs: Waterbrook Press.
Bevere, Lisa. 2002. Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry: Why Women Lose When They Give In. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.
Hart, Archibald. 1995. The Sexual Man. Dallas: Word Publishing.
____, Catherine Hart, and Debra Taylor. 1998. Secrets of Eve. Dallas: Word Publishing.
Maltz, Wendy. 2001. The Sexual Healing Journey : A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Revised Edition. New York: Harper Perennial.
Penner, Cliff, and Joyce Penner. 1993. Restoring the Pleasure: Complete Step-by-Step Programs To Help Couples Overcome the Most Common Sexual Barriers. Dallas: Word Publishing.
Rosenau, Doug. 2002. A Celebration of Sex: A Guide To Enjoying God’s Gift of Sexual Intimacy. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.
Young, Edwin. 1997. Pure Sex. Sisters, Ore.: Multnomah Publishers.