Realities of Sexual Addiction Video

In this sexual addiction video, one of the country’s leading authorities on the diagnosis and treatment of sexual addiction, Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S discusses Sex Addiction 101:

  • why many Americans still don’t believe in the legitimacy of the sexual addiction diagnosis
  • the difference between “bad behavior” and “sexual addiction”
  • how men and women experience sexual addiction
  • the goals of sexual addiction treatment
  • what the treatment of sexual addiction consists of

and more.

Understanding the Basics of Sexual Addiction

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Mr. Weiss, the Founding Director of the Sexual Recovery Institute in Los Angeles, was our guest on the HealthyPlace Mental Health TV Show. Unfortunately, that interview is no longer available. Here is a more recent video of Mr. Weiss discussing sex addiction.

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About Robert Weiss, Our Guest on the HealthyPlace Mental Health TV Show on Sexual Addiction

Robert Weiss on Sexual Addiction

Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S is Founding Director of The Sexual Recovery Institute - Los Angeles, an outpatient sexual addiction treatment center. An acknowledged writer of sexual addiction literature, he is co-author of "Cybersex Exposed: Simple Fantasy to Obsession" (Hazelden 2001), author of "Treating Sexual Addiction" in The Handbook of Addictive Disorders (Wiley and Sons 2004), Cruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men (Alyson Books) and co-author of the 2006 book: Untangling the Web: Sex, Porn and Fantasy Addiction in the Internet Age (Alyson Books). Currently Mr. Weiss serves on the editorial board of The Journal of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity.

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APA Reference
Gluck, S. (2011, July 15). Realities of Sexual Addiction Video, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 22 from

Last Updated: March 26, 2022

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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