Sex Addiction: Ten Types of Problematic Sexual Behaviours

Sex Addiction: Ten Types of Problematic Sexual Behaviour EHN Canada

Written by Mike Quarress, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist at Edgewood Treatment Centre. In his years of research, Dr. Carnes, pioneer in the field of compulsive sexual behaviours, has compiled ten types of sex, comprising behaviours and thoughts rooted in pathological core beliefs, which we use today to help identify sex addiction. The assessment tool, … Read more

A Letter to Dr. Patrick Carnes About Recovering from Sex and Love Addiction

A Letter to Dr. Patrick Carnes About Recovering from Sex and Love Addiction

EHN Canada recently attended the IITAP symposium in Phoenix, AZ, and CSAT Counsellor Mike Quarres hand-delivered this letter from a current patient in Edgewood’s Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Program. Hello Dr. Carnes, I have a deep appreciation for you. The procedures you have published in the book “Facing the Shadow” have been very helpful. I am … Read more

What is “Love Addiction”?

What is a "Love Addiction" - EHN Canada Addiction Treatment

Written by Mike Quarress, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist at Edgewood Treatment Centre. Much controversy surrounds the idea of “love addiction.” People ask, “can one really be addicted to love?” But, one of the fastest growing 12 Step fellowships is Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA). Heck, even Robert Palmer wrote a song with the … Read more