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The following Three-Day Intensives are offered through Hope & Freedom Counseling Services.  The exact content of your intensive would be tailored to your specific needs. To apply for any intensive, click the gold button.

Recovery Foundations Intensive for Couples

The focus of this intensive is to lay a foundation for restoring trust in relationships rocked by sex addiction.

  • Understanding the origins of your addiction.
  • Establishing a foundation for continued recovery.
  • Integrating recovery routines into the couple relationship.
  • Reestablishing trust in the relationship.
  • Establishing intimacy on an emotional, physical, and spiritual level.
  • Preventing relapse.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

 

 Recovery Foundations Intensive for Men

  • Understanding the origins of your addiction.
  • Establishing a foundation for continued recovery.
  • Learning basic tools for remaining free from compulsive behavior.
  • Preventing relapse.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

 

High-Profile Client Intensive

This intensive is good for any high-profile person including senior executives, professional athletes, politicians, actors, broadcast personalities, and other celebrities. These are offered at a discrete location in the Canadian Rockies or at a resort setting in the United States. Call our office at 713.630.0111 for more information. (Read more about our work with High-Profile Clients)

  • Understanding the origins of your addiction.
  • Establishing a foundation for continued recovery.
  • Learning the tools of recovery.
  • Examining the celebrity/executive psyche.
  • Boundary issues for celebrities/executives.
  • Minimizing damage caused by past sexual acting out.
  • Safe business travel.
  • Integrating recovery routines into family life.
  • Establishing intimacy on an emotional, physical, and spiritual level.
  • Preventing relapse.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

 

Physicians Intensive

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  • Understanding the origins of your addiction.
  • Establishing a foundation for continued recovery.
  • Learning the tools of recovery.
  • Modifying exam procedures to better protect the physician.
  • Extending the physician’s sex life (which is generally thought to be the shortest of any profession).
  • Boundary issues as they relate to staff.
  • Boundary issues are they relate to patients.
  • Integrating recovery routines into family life.
  • Establishing intimacy on an emotional, physical, and spiritual level.
  • Preventing relapse.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

 

Clergy Intensive

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**When necessary, we can provide a greater level of anonymity by conducting the Three-Day Intensives for Clergy in the conference room of a nearby hotel.

  • Understanding the origins of your addiction.<.
  • Establishing a foundation for continued recovery.
  • Learning the tools of recovery.
  • Pastoral counseling—procedures to better protect the minister.
  • Special considerations involving a minister’s sex life.
  • Dealing with religious misinformation about sex.
  • Coping with sexual taboos.
  • Boundary issues as they relate to parishioners.
  • Dealing with shame.
  • Reestablishing spiritual disciplines.
  • Integrating recovery routines into family life.
  • Simple steps to becoming the true spiritual leader of your home.
  • Preventing relapse.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.
  • Examination of the viability of future ministry.

 

Restoration Intensive for Couples

This intensive is structured for couples where the client has been in recovery for sometime but has had a slip or a relapse.

  • Learning from relapse. (Postmortem of relapse.)
  • Focusing on current crises in relationship.
  • Reestablishing trust in the relationship.
  • Preventing relapse.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

 

Restoration Intensive for Men

  • Learning from relapse. (Postmortem of relapse.)
  • Preventing relapse.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

 

Trauma Survivors Intensive for Couples

This intensive is designed for couples where one or both partners have experienced significant trauma in the past. The trauma may be as far back as childhood or as recent as trauma that has resulted from current sexual acting out.

  • Focusing on the impact of trauma on daily life.
  • Understanding the impact of trauma on current or past relationships.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

 

Trauma Survivors Intensive for Men

  • Focusing on the impact of trauma on daily life.
  • Understanding the impact of trauma on current or past relationships.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

 

Step-Down Intensive for Men

  • Reentering public life.
  • Identifying and dealing with daily triggers.
  • Learning new thought and behavior patterns.
  • Preventing relapse.
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan.

This intensive is designed as a step-down treatment for couples where the client has just returned from inpatient treatment or from an extended intensive outpatient treatment facility.

 

Couples Communication Intensive 

This intensive is only open to couples who have already done significant work in recovery or where sex addiction is not a factor. For couples in recovery, prerequisites to this intensive include a complete disclosure and the establishment of a period of unbroken sobriety. The material for this intensive draws heavily on the work of Pia Mellody and Terry Real.

  • Identifying healthy boundaries around talking and listening.
  • Learning core self-skills and relationship skills.
  • Recognizing losing strategies in a relationship.
  • Establishing a “Fair Fight Contract.”
  • Learning the core negative image of self and partner and understanding the relationship grid.
  • Understanding emotions in the relationship.
  • Working through real-life issues.

 

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It's AVAILABLE!  The Couple's Recovery Kit has everything you and your partner need to heal a broken relationship stemming from addiction.

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Online Video Courses for both sex addicts and partners.

iRecovery Phone App

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iRecovery Addiction Recovery Tracker keeps recovery on course to help prevent relapse.

This phone app places all of your recovery information in the palm of your hands and helps you focus on the most important aspects of recovery. 

App Features:  Auto Accountability Emailing, Status Charts, Pre-loaded Activities & Affirmations, Recovery Journal, and much more!

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Sex Addiction Awareness

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Stop Sex Addiction - The Brand New Book from Dr. MagnessThe Recovery journey often involves a number of elements. 

"In his new book, Dr. Magness expertly navigates the complexitites of sexual addiction...the most thorough resource available for those of us concerned about the reality of sexual addiction. A must-read!"

Kelly McDaniel, MA
Author of Ready to Heal

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