Sex Addiction 101 for Behavioral Health Professionals

Written By: Gentle Path

Are you a therapist or behavioral health professional who’s interested in learning more about sex addiction?

Join Monica Meyer, Ph.D., CSAT-S, and Clinical Director of Gentle Path at The Meadows, for a free lunch and learn event on Friday, November 6, 2015, in Schaumburg, Illinois.

1.5 Continuing Education Credits are available to those who attend.

Dr. Meyer will introduce the concept of sexual addiction and other process addictions in the context of addiction neuroscience. Sexual addiction will be described by its major presenting features, etiologies, and variations. She will also discuss the differential diagnosis and basic screening and assessment tools, along with information on treatment methods and levels of care.

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain sex addiction in the context of process addictions from an addiction neuroscience perspective.
  • Identify the presenting features, etiologies, and variations of sex addiction.
  • Describe differential diagnosis, diagnostic criteria and screening tools, and treatment methods.

Space is limited, so please email Jenna Pastore, [email protected], by October 30 to RSVP. You must RSVP to receive a continuing education certificate.

Event Details
Friday, November 6, 2015

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Sign-in, lunch, and introductions by The Meadows and Core Therapy
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.: Presentation

Maggiano’s Little Italy
1901 East Woodfield Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173

About Monica Meyer, Ph.D., CSAT-S

Dr. Monica Meyer is the Clinical Director of Gentle Path at The Meadows. Since 2010, she has worked and trained closely with Dr. Patrick Carnes, specializing in the treatment of sex addiction at the Gentle Path program. Dr. Meyer has a broad base of training and experience in the field of Clinical Psychology, utilizing psychological assessments and treating chemical addictions, personality disorders, and eating disorders. She also participates in the training and clinical supervision of other professionals as a presenter at a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) training modules. Dr. Meyer integrates cultural sensitivity with a sex-positive approach to create a safe space for clients from diverse orientations and gender identities to begin their sexual recovery.

Continuing Education Information

PLEASE NOTE: You must RSVP to receive a continuing education certificate. 1.5 continuing education credits are available; no partial credit will be given. The Meadows is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Meadows maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Course meets criteria for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit hours for psychologists. MFT for the State of Illinois. Provider #168-000155. LCSW/LSW for the State of Illinois. Provider #159-000839.

October 15th, 2015

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