McKinney Counseling & Recovery

Suggested Reading

Sex Addiction/Compulsivity

Facing the Shadow by Patrick Carnes

Recovery Zone by Patrick Carnes

The Final Freedom: Pioneering Sexual Addiction Recovery by Doug Weiss

101 Practical Exercises for Sexual Addiction Recovery by Doug Weiss

Helping Her Heal (DVD) by Doug Weiss

Stop Sex Addiction: Real Hope, True Freedom for Sex Addicts and Partners by Milton Magness

Answers in the Heart: Daily Meditations by Hazelden 

In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Behavior by Patrick Carnes, David Delmonico, Elizabeth Griffin and Joseph Moriarity

Disclosing Serets: An Addict's Guide for When, to Whom, and How Much to Reveal
by Deborah Corely and Jennifer Schneider


Female Sex Addiction/Compulsivity

Ready to Heal: Women Facing Love, Sex & Relationship Addiction by Kelly McDaniel

She's Got a Secret by Doug Weiss

Secret Solutions Workbook: Over 100 Ways to End the Secret by Doug Weiss 

No Stones by Marnie Ferree

Making Advances: A Comprehensive Guide for Treating Female Sex and Love Addicts edited by Marnie Ferree


Partners of Sex Addicts

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal by Barbara Steffens and Marsha Means 

Partners Healing from His Addiction by Doug Weiss

Partners Recovery Guide: 100 Empowering Exercises by Doug Weiss

Deceived: Facing Sexual Betrayal, Lies, and Secrets by Claudia Black 

Intimate Treason: Healing the Trauma for Partners Confronting Sex Addiction by Claudia Black and Cara Tripodi

Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts

Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts by Stefanie Carnes (2nd edition)

Sex, Lies and Forgiveness: Couples Speak on Healing from Sex Addiction by Jennifer Schneider and Burt Schneider 

Surviving Betrayal: Hope and Help for Women Whose Partners Have Been Unfaithful * 365 Daily Meditations by Alice May

Surviving Disclosure: A Partner's Guide for Healing the Betrayal of Intimate Trust by Jennifer Scheider and Deborah Corely

Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley Glass and Jean Coppock Staeheli (written for infidelity but relevant for Partners)

Beyond the Bedroom: Healing for Adult Children of Sex Addicts by Doug Weiss (information on the impact of sex addiction on children during childhood and adulthood)


Intimacy Anorexia

Intimacy Anorexia: Healing the Hidden Addiction in Your Marriage by Doug Weiss

Intimacy Anorexia: The Workbook by Doug Weiss 

Intimacy Anorexia: The Steps by Doug Weiss

Married & Alone: Healing Exercises for Spouses by Doug Weiss

Married & Alone: The 12-Step Guide by Doug Weiss

Married & Alone: The Book by Doug Weiss


Infidelity/Affair Recovery

Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley Glass and Jean Coppock Staeheli

Infidelity: A Survival Guide by Don-David Lusterman

Surviving Betrayal: Hope and Help for Women Whose Partners Have Been Unfaithful * 365 Daily Meditations by Alice May

After the Affair: Healing the Pain & Rebuilding Trust When a Partner has been Unfaithful by Janis Abrahms Spring 

After the Affair
(DVD) by Doug Weiss

Transcending Post-infidelity Stress Disorder (PISD): The Six Stages of Healing by Dennis Ortman


Emotional Abuse/Manipulation/Gaslighting

Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate by Susan Forward and Donna Frazier

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond by Patricia Evans

Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Mind of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: A Guide to Knowing if Your Relationship Can - and Should - be Saved by Lundy Bancroft

The Gaslight Effect: How to Spot and Survive the Hidden Manipulation Others Use to Control Your Life by Robin Stern



Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson 

The Intimacy Factor: The Ground Rules for Overcoming the Obstacles to Truth, Respect, and Lasting Love by Pia Mellody

The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work by Terry Real 

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman 

Boundaries in Marriage by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

What Makes Love Last? by John Gottman and Nan Silver

The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunment for Couples by John Gottman


Love Addiction and Love Avoidance

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous:The Basic Text for Augustine Fellowship

Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love by Pia Mellody

Is it Love or is it Addiction by Brenda Schaeffer



The Betrayal Bond by Patrick Carnes

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Overcoming Experiences by Peter Levine 

In an Unspoken voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter Levine

Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes: Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing by Peter Levine and Maggie Kline 

Trauma-Proofing Your Kids: A Parent’s Guide for Instilling Confidence, Joy, and Resilience by Peter Levine & Maggie Kline 

Emotional Sobriety: From Relationship Trauma to Resilience and Balance by Tian Dayton

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk MD



Facing Codependence: What is it: Where it Comes From, How it Sabotages Our Lives by Pia Mellody 

Breaking Free: A Recovery Workbook for Facing Codependence by Pia Mellody and Andrea Wells Miller 

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

McKinney, TX Licensed Psychologist and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist
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Dr. Janice Caudill
Certified Clinical Partner Specialist
Licensed Psychologist
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist & Supervisor
Partner Recovery Therapist
Sexual Recovery Therapist
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (& Supervisor)
Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist

250 Adriatic Parkway, Suite 105
McKinney, Texas 75070