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About Chris Adams

Chris Adams, PLPC, CSAT-C, received a Bachelor of Business Administration from UMKC and a Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology from Avila University. After cutting his teeth in an agency setting, Chris entered the Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) training and his focus is on helping men and teenagers live a sober life - a life free of compulsive sexual behaviors.

Why secure attachment is crucial for sexual addiction recovery.

When approaching recovery from sex addiction, why is it important to work with a professional who specializes in this area? One of the reasons is the knowledge that compulsive sexual behaviors are often less a product of sexual arousal, and more of an attempt to cope with unattended shame or trauma. With that understanding, those [...]

Avoidant Attachment & Sex Addiction

Much of American culture values being individualistic, which can discourage having a reliance or dependence on others. You have probably heard someone say “I had to do it myself”, when describing how he or she accomplished something. On further examination, most stories like this would likely reveal at least one support person who helped in [...]

The Digital Porn Age

Imagine a highly addictive drug that is available 24 hours a day, offered for free in large quantities in the comfort of your own home, and injected just by viewing it. For anyone who understands addiction, it is easy to understand how internet pornography is a perfect recipe for compulsive use.

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