Sex, Drugs & Alcohol Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Couples Counselling

Terry Mah, MA, CSAT, CMAT, CCC, AAMFT Clinical Fellow, RMFT Nationally

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Getting Unhooked

Posted on 7 October, 2014 at 15:45

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.

The 4 Horsemen of Relationships

Posted on 7 October, 2014 at 11:45

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.

The Power of Vulnerability - Brene Brown

Posted on 30 September, 2014 at 0:40

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."

The Vicious Cycle of Fear

Posted on 28 September, 2014 at 0:05

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

Sexual Addiction Screening Test (SAST)

Posted on 22 September, 2014 at 0:00

An online Sexual Addiction Screening Test which is free.

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The Addiction Bubble - The world within the fantasy

Posted on 21 September, 2014 at 23:55

Various 12 Step Recovery Groups for Sex Addiction

Posted on 21 September, 2014 at 23:35

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

Sex Addicts Anonymous

List of SAA Meetings in Alberta:

Sexaholics Anonymous

Alberta Sexaholics Anonymous (with meeting listings in Alberta)

Celebrate Recovery (Christian 12 Step Recovery)

Celebrate Recovery in Red Deer

Crossroads Church - Friday nights 6:00pm

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