Tag Archives: Trauma

  • The Trauma That Typically Underlies Addiction
    Saturday, December 16th, 2023

    The Trauma That Typically Underlies Addiction

    It is impossible to understand addiction without asking what relief the addict finds, or hopes to find, in the drug or the addictive behavior. As addicts, we use addictive...
  • Victimization, Abuse, and Sex/Porn Addiction
    Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

    Victimization, Abuse, and Sex/Porn Addiction

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT A high percentage of addicts (of all types) have experienced some form of early-life abuse – everything from neglect to physical abuse to sexual...
  • Understanding the Treatment Process
    Saturday, August 5th, 2023

    Understanding the Treatment Process

    Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. It is not unusual for sex and porn addicts, when we start treatment, to expect that much of the work...
  • Abuse Happens to Boys, Too, with Carol Teitelbaum
    Friday, March 17th, 2023

    Abuse Happens to Boys, Too, with Carol Teitelbaum

    Abuse Happens to Boys, Too, with Carol Teitelbaum In this episode of Sex, Love, and Addiction: Healing Conversations for Men Who Have Sex with Men, Dr. David Fawcett welcomes...
  • Linking Early-Life Trauma to Adult-Life Addiction
    Monday, October 17th, 2022

    Linking Early-Life Trauma to Adult-Life Addiction

    Linking Early-Life Trauma to Adult-Life Addiction Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW The impact of early-life trauma on adult-life behavior is well-documented. Since the mid-1990s, therapists have known that neglect and...
  • Do You Understand Neglect and Its Impact?
    Monday, September 19th, 2022

    Do You Understand Neglect and Its Impact?

    Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW Many sex, porn, and paired substance/sex addicts, when they enter treatment with us at Seeking Integrity, tell us that they were not in any way...