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Sex Addiction Recovery: Gratitude for the Growing McKinney Recovery Community

When I began my private practice in 2009 I was excited to be the first Certified Sex Addiction Therapist to serve the McKinney area. However, I quickly realized the difficulties my clients faced in maintaining and sustaining sobriety in a … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: Boundaries, Not Ultimatums

When we first hear about setting boundaries regarding the behavior of another person, it is often hard to see how that differs from the same old ultimatum that got us nowhere in the past. You do this or else. If … Continue reading

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Betrayal Trauma: Understanding Your Trauma Triggers

Trauma triggers are anything that serve as a reminder of painful events in your life. They can be people, places, things, or situations. Thoughts, feelings, and sensations may also be connected to trauma memories. It is important to begin to … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: Loving Feelings

Loving him at a time like this feels so wrong. So weak. So self-destructive. Surely a strong, confident woman could walk out without regret. But sometimes, even in our pain, we feel the love. And that is okay. That doesn’t … Continue reading

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Sex Addiction Recovery: Understanding Discovery

“Discovery” is a term that has come to mean the event or period of time in which a sex addiction is discovered by a partner or spouse. Partners of sex addicts describe discovery as an intensely traumatic experience that hits … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: Relief from the Pain

How long will it hurt? What most of us want more than anything is for the pain to stop. And we want it to stop now. But we eventually learn there is nothing healthy we can do to make the … Continue reading

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Sex Addiction Recovery: Control Your Trustworthiness

  You have no control over your partner’s level of trust — you only have control over your own trustworthiness.   Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, couples, group therapy and … Continue reading

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Starved for Love: Intimacy Deprivation in Sex and Porn Addiction

One of the least discussed but most painful experiences for partners of sex or porn addicts is the deep level of intimacy deprivation that many endure both before, during, and after their spouse’s recovery. The love-starved often come to exist … Continue reading

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Partner Trauma Training Moves to Webinar Format

The Association for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS) will conduct their first webinar training across 4 successive Fridays beginning March 6, 2015. APSATS, a nonprofit organization, promotes the use of the Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model for helping partners … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Well Done

“Well done is better than well said.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, couples, group therapy and 3-day intensives for partners of sex addicts and wounded hearts … Continue reading

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