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I change my story

Addiction thrives on secrecy, shame, and isolation. You've probably tried to address your behavior on your own, and it left you frustrated, wondering if change is even possible. It is - with the right help.

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The Premier

Gentle Path’s founder and primary architect is Dr. Patrick Carnes, a world-renowned speaker, author, and expert on sex addiction. With more than three decades in the field, Dr. Carnes’ work has contributed to the advancement of sexual addiction treatment and research. His 30 Task Model and assessment tools combined with our own Meadows Model of treatment and the expertise of our certified sex addiction therapists create an unprecedented approach like no other.

What We Treat

Gentle Path at The Meadows treats adult men 18 and older who are struggling with sexual addiction issues. We also address any underlying emotional trauma or co-occurring substance abuse as we’ve found they often go hand in hand.


Sex Addiction Issues

We offer confidential, in-depth treatment for everything from sexual compulsion and pornography addiction to relationship addiction, sexual anorexia, and other sexual behaviors causing distress.

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We believe trauma underlies nearly all conditions, including sex addiction. Whether related to addiction, family-of-origin issues, or abuse, trauma can reverberate through every facet of our lives.

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Co-Occurring Disorders

A dual diagnosis is the presence of two or more disorders at the same time. Those dealing with sex addiction issues often have a co-occurring substance use disorder or mental health condition.

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Therapy Methods

We combine a diverse range of methods aimed at fostering discovery, support, and healing.

  • Somatic Experiencing®
  • Neurofeedback
  • Small Group Sessions
  • EMDR
  • Experiential Options
  • Expressive Arts
  • Wellness/Holistic
  • 12-Step Approach
Counseling for men

For all addicts, a moment comes when they realize they have a problem …. Gentle Path at The Meadows helps the sexual addict get to a point where he can build a life free from the desperation of being caught in addiction.

— Dr Patrick Carnes

Contact Us

You may be feeling overwhelmed, but our experienced admissions specialists are here to walk you through each step of the process.


How do you know if help is really needed? What type of treatment is right for your situation? We have answers to your questions.

For Families

We believe that family members are essential to the recovery process, that’s why our goal is to help rebuild this crucial support system.

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