“Making promises to ourselves does not work. Telling the truth does. Healing starts the moment we understand this ultimate reality.” – Dr. Patrick Carnes

Help for Sex Addiction

Dr. Patrick Carnes at Gentle Path at The Meadows
Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., has authored a myriad of books in which he examines sexual compulsions and the tangled web of trauma, love, addictive sex, hate, and fear often found in the addict’s family relationships. With more than 30 years in the sexual addiction field, Dr. Carnes’ assessment tools and related materials deliver an unprecedented approach to addiction recovery.

Dr. Carnes’ books have proved important for both professionals and individuals in and out of recovery. His work includes:

A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Principles, Recovery Zone, The Clinical Management of Sex Addiction, In the Shadows of the Net, Facing the Shadow, Open Hearts, The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships, A Gentle Path Through the 12 Steps, Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction, Contrary to Love: Helping the Sexual Addict, and the 30 Task Model.

Recovery is Possible

Gentle Path at The Meadows located in Wickenburg, Arizona, provides an intensive, experiential-based 45-day treatment program for men with the complex issues of sexual addictions.

We are a Behavioral Health Inpatient Facility with 28 beds, providing the highest level of care dedicated exclusively to men suffering from sexual addictions. We are accredited by The Joint Commission which demonstrates our ongoing commitment to safe, high-quality treatment. Patients can be assured that they will receive outstanding care at Gentle Path at The Meadows.

Take the First Step

In a safe and nurturing community composed of their peers, men are guided on their journey of recovery by examining the underlying causes of addiction and co-occurring disorders. The goal is for these individuals to gain the courage to face difficult issues, including grief and loss; heal from emotional trauma; and become accountable for their feelings, behaviors, and recovery. Visit us here or feel free to phone us at 855-333-6076.