Diploma in Working with Sex Addiction
CPCAB Level5

Course information:

This accredited course provides training for professionals to work with individuals and couples for whom sex addiction (sexual compulsivity) or porn addiction is an issue. Students will be given a comprehensive understanding of the various treatment options for working with sex addiction involving non-offending behaviour. A variety of teaching methods will be used, including teaching input, experiential work, role play and use of video.

Training modules:
Module 1: What is Sex Addiction? – Definitions from a variety of sources, Assessment tools, Motivational Interviewing, Ethics, Cyberculture & sex.

Module 2: Understanding Sex Addiction – Attachment injuries, Traumatic experiences, Social and Environmental Influences, Neuroscientific evidence

Module 3: Recovery Principles and Treatment Programmes – Cycle of Addiction, Motivational Interviewing, Working with Shame Reduction

Module 4: Impact on Partner and Couples – Boundaries and collusions, Sequencing work with sex addicts and their partners, Support Strategies for partner

Module 5: Treatment & Trauma recovery – Internet Pornography, Cognitive Restructuring, CBT.

Module 6: Treatment and Maintenance – Mindfulness, Partner support, Work-Life Balance, Changing Lifestyles. Module 7: Relapse Prevention – Partner involvement, Couple work, Rebuilding trust, Group Work, Evaluating.

Programme dates, Venue & Details:

Holiday Inn Sport Village, Leigh, WN7 4JY

Module 1: Sat 7 Sun, 16th & 17th November 2019

Module 2: Sat & Sun, 7th & 8th December 2019

Module 3: Sat 7 Sun, 11th & 12th January 2020

Module 4: Sat & Sun, 22nd & 23rd February 2020

Module 5: Sat & Sun, 21st & 22nd March 2020

Module 6: Sat & Sun, 18th & 19th April 2020

For further information:
T: 07887 504751
E: stephanie@therapyinstitute.co.uk
W: www.therapyinstitute.co.uk