Dr. Doug Weiss, the Executive Director at Heart to Heart Counseling Center who has been successfully counseling hurting hearts and relationships for more than 20 years joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship and Sexual Health Channels.
- Tell us about your background in the field and what inspired you to specialize in sex addiction.
- What services do you offer at Heart to Heart Counseling Center?
- In one of your books, "Intimacy Anorexia - Healing the Hidden Addiction in Your Marriage" you discuss intimacy anorexia... What does it mean to be an intimate anorexic?
- How can one distinguish between healthy marital disputes and being an intimate anorexic?
- Does intimacy anorexia fall under the umbrella of sex addiction?
- How can one take the steps to overcome their intimacy anorexia?
Conclusion: I tell couples Intimacy Anorexia is totally curable if the person or couple work on the solutions. First get informed and then get to work starting with the three dailies we discussed earlier.
Dr. Doug Weiss is the President of the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy (AASAT), a Licensed Psychologist, Best-Selling Author and the Executive Director of Heart to Heart Counseling Center, the premiere sexual recovery and relationship center in the country dedicated to healing the Sexually Addicted and Intimacy Anorexics, along with their partners.
As Director, Dr. Weiss maintains a number of counselors, support groups, as well as 3 and 5 day intensive workshops. He is a frequent guest to national television, radio and print media, including Oprah and Dr. Phil. Dr. Weiss’ work and writings even fueled a Lifetime Network movie, Sex Lies and Obsession, as well as an international documentary depicting his private counseling practice.
In addition to counseling, Dr. Weiss is a prolific writer on marriage, addiction and self help topics pertaining to intimacy in marriage, singlehood, men’s and women’s issues and recovery from addiction. Dr. Weiss is an Amazon Best Seller, publishing more than 20 books on addiction recovery as well as many books and DVDs for marriage and youth.
As the President of the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy (AASAT), Dr. Weiss developed the Sex Addiction Training program to train therapists and coaches on how to treat sexual addiction. This program uses Dr. Weiss’ own methodology and modality, as well as his clinical application for treating sexual addiction, providing proven treatment for sexual addiction recovery.
For more than 20 years, Dr. Weiss has had the opportunity to see thousands of men and women free themselves from their sexual addictions and has helped repair marriages on the brink of divorce. He loves seeing addicts, spouses and marriages in recovery and is committed to repairing relationships and improving lives.