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One of the best sources for recommended reading, group resources, audio/visual tapes and website links is on the www.protectkids.com website. Donna Rice Hughes and Protectkids.com have given permission to link to these resources. You will be opening a new window to go there - when done browsing, close the window and you will return to this page.  CLICK HERE to go to the resources now.

Following are resources that we are specifically familiar with or that have been recommended by respected professionals and partners. We do not endorse any other than those we use in therapy.

Resources that we use Sexual Addiction Sexual Abuse
Co-addiction / codependency Family Background General Recovery
Couples Recovery Restoration & Healing Healthy Sexuality

 Resources that we use

Most of these are from Heart two Heart Counseling Center
and written by Dr. Doug Weiss. They are informational and
educational but true recovery will require professional guidance.

for the Sex Addict:

  • THE FINAL FREEDOM: PIONEERING SEXUAL ADDICTION RECOVERY (book)--$22.95 (US)
    This book gives more current information than many professional counselors have today. In addition to informing sex addicts and their partners about sex addiction, it gives hope for recovery. The information provided in this product would cost hundreds of dollars in counseling hours to receive.
     
  • 101 PRACTICAL EXERCISES FOR SEXUAL ADDICTION RECOVERY--$39.95 (US)
    This workbook is a must for anyone who wants to start sexual addiction recovery. It offers step by step practical help for anyone in recovery who wants to further their recovery from sexual addiction.
  • 101 FREEDOM EXERCISES: CHRISTIAN GUIDE FOR SEX ADDICTION RECOVERY--$39.95 (US)
    This is the best single resource for the Christian who desires to know what they need to do to get and stay free from sexual addiction. This book contains 101 exercises that have been proven to work. In this book you receive the best techniques that have been used to help thousands already obtain their freedom from sexual addiction.
     
  • STEPS TO FREEDOM: A CHRISTIAN 12 STEP GUIDE--$14.95 (US)
    This is a Christian approach to the Twelve Steps. This book will guide you through the 12 steps of recovery that have been helpful for many addicted people. This book is specifically written for the person desiring recovery from sexual addiction.

for the Partners of Sex Addicts:

  • PARTNER'S RECOVERY GUIDE: 100 EMPOWERING EXERCISES--$39.95 (US)
    This is by far the most practical book for partners of sex addicts. The book comes from over fifteen years of successfully working with partners of sex addicts. This is like therapy in a box for women who want to walk through the residual of being in a relationship with a sex addict.

     
  • PARTNERS: HEALING FROM HIS ADDICTION--$14.95 (US)
    This book is the latest research findings relating to the affects on partners of sex addicts. Riveting statistics are combined with personal stories of partners in recovery. This book offers the readers hope along with a plan for recovery. Any woman who is a partner of a sex addict will find this book a necessity for her journey toward healing.

     
  • BEYOND LOVE: 12 STEP RECOVERY GUIDE FOR PARTNERS--$14.95 (US)
    This is an interactive workbook that allows the partners of sex addicts to gain insight and strength through working the Twelve Steps. This book can be used for individual purposes or used as a group step study workbook.

for the Female Sex Addict:

  • SECRET SOLUTIONS WORKBOOK: OVER 100 WAYS TO END THE SECRET--$39.95 (US)
    This is a practical recovery exercise workbook written specifically for female sex addicts. Many of these techniques have been successful to help other female sex addicts. This is the most solution-oriented and practical workbook for female sexual addiction to date.

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 Sexual Addiction

Addicted to Love
By Stephen Arterburn
Servant

An Affair of the Mind
By Laurie Hall
Focus on the Family Publishing

Contrary to Love
By Patrick Carnes
CompCare Publishing

 Don't Call it Love
By Patrick Carnes
Bantam Books

Facing Love Addiction
By Pia Melody
Harper

 The Intimacy Factor
By Pia Melody
Harper

Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery
By Patrick Carnes
Gentle Path Press

Faithful and True: Sexual Integrity in a Fallen World
By Mark Laaser
Zondervan

Out of the Shadows
Patrick Carnes
CompCare Publishers

Pornography Trap
By Ralph Earle & Mark Laaser
Beacon Hill Press

Sexual Anorexia
By Patrick Carnes
Hazelden

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 Sexual Abuse

Victims No Longer: Men Recovering from Incest and Other
Sexual Child Abuse

By Mike Lew
Harper & Row

The Wounded Heart
By Dan B. Allender
Navpress

 

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 Co-addiction / codependency

Back From Betrayal
By Jennifer Schneider
Recovery Resources Press

Beyond Codependency
By Melody Beattie
Harper/Hazelden

 Codependant No More
By Melody Beattie
Harper/Hazelden

Living with Your Husband's Secret Wars
By Marsha Means
Revell

Love, Infidelity and Sexual Addiction - A Codependent's Perspective
By Christine Adams
Author's Choice Press

      Partner's Recovery Guide
           By Douglas Weiss Order from Heart to Heart Counseling Centers
           P.O. Box 51055
          Colorado Springs, CO 80949
          Voice: 719-278-3708

 

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 Family Background

Healing the Shame That Binds You
By John Bradshaw
Health Communications

Making Peace With Your Past: Help for Adult Children
of Dysfunctional Families

By Tim Sledge
Life Way Press

Released from Shame
Nancy Groom

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 General Recovery

Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps
By Patrick Carnes
Hazelden

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 Couples Recovery

Before a Bad Goodbye
By Tim Clinton
Word

Intimacy: A 100 Day Guide to Lasting Relationships
By Dr. Doug Weiss
Siloam Press

Open Hearts: Renewing Relationships with Recovery, Romance & Reality
By Patrick Carnes, Debra Laaser, Mark Laaser
Gentle Path Press

Torn Asunder: Recovering From Extramarital Affairs
By Dave Carder
Moody Press

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 Restoration & Healing

Lord, I Want to Be Whole: The Power of Prayer and Scripture
in Emotional Healing

By Stormie Omartian
Thomas Nelson Publishers

Rebonding: Preventing and Restoring Damaged Relationships
By Donald M. Joy
Word Publishing

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 Healthy Sexuality

Restoring the Pleasure
By Cliff Penner & Joyce Penner
Word

Talking to Your Kids About Sex
By Mark Laaser
WaterBrook Press

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