A Word About 12-Step Recovery

I'd like to share an article written by my CSAT colleague in Atlanta, GA.  You or someone you know may be struggling with an objection to 12-Step recovery, and I found this to be a great resource.   12 Step Groups: Twelve Objections and Twelve Responses by: Bill Herring, LCSW, CSAT "12 Step" groups are free, confidential, and a rich resource for guidance, support, inspiration and accountability for people dealing with a wide range of problems. The benefits they provide are generally u...
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Teens and Sexting: When Private Goes Public

What parents may not know, is that sexting is not sending provocative or sexual text messages. Sexting is sending a naked or partially naked photo via text or through social media. One in three young persons has been involved in sexting, and one in five has forwarded a sext they received. Something else that parents may not know is that sexting a photo of a minor is considered child pornography, even when a minor sends one to another minor. In Texas, state law considers a minor sexting to min...
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My Partner Is A Sex Addict. What About Me?

Erin Wysong, LPC, LCDC, CSAT You may suspect or have recently confirmed that your partner is a sex addict, and you are experiencing a myriad of reactions. You may be in shock and full of emotional turmoil, experiencing feelings of anger, sadness, fear, and despair. You may think that everything you believed to be true about your marriage and your partner is now a lie. You may be confused about what is true and not true, believing that you can no longer trust yourself.  You may ask yourself how ...
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