Below is a listing of books written by Patrick Carnes, PhD, CAS.
Books by Dr. Patrick Carnes
A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps
The twelve steps tap into the essential human process of change and will be regarded as one of the intellectual and spiritual landmarks in human history.
In the Shadows of the Net
For those who are seeing signs of significant online problems in themselves or a loved one, this updated second edition of In the Shadows of the Net provides answers, understanding, and tools for recovery.
Contrary to Love
A comprehensive book on the mechanisms of sexual addiction.
Facing the Shadow
The first book to take techniques used by thousands of people recovering from sex addiction and show, step by step, how to break free of this disease and live a healthier, more fulfilling life.
Facing Addiction is the first book to apply Dr. Patrick Carnes‘ research-based 30-task model to treating addiction to alcohol and drugs.
Open Hearts is not technical but gentle and uplifting. Patrick Carnes, along with Mark Laaser and Deb Laaser, share how they found their way to joyous and fulfilling intimacy.
Dr. Patrick Carnes begins by defining sexual anorexia and demonstrating how it and its parallel disorder, sexual addiction and compulsivity, often arise from a background of childhood sexual trauma, neglect, and other forms of abuse.
This book helps readers understand that true recovery is achieved by learning to cope with difficult situations and emotions.
Don’t Call It Love
A ground-breaking work by the nation’s leading professional expert on sexual addiction, based on the candid testimony of more than one thousand recovering sexual addicts in the first major scientific study of the disorder.
The Betrayal Bond
In The Betrayal Bond Patrick Carnes presents an in-depth study of relationships where there is an exploitation of trust or power, why they form, who is most susceptible, and how they become so powerful.
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