Listen to an interview with Dr. Stefanie Carnes about sex addiction and pornography.
Stefanie Carnes, PhD, became president of IITAP in November, 2010. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AAMFT approved supervisor and speaks regularly at national conferences. Her area of expertise is working with patients and families struggling with multiple addictions, such as sexual addiction, eating disorders and chemical dependency.
Dr. Carnes is also a certified sex addiction therapist and supervisor, specializing in therapy for couples and families struggling with sexual addiction. In the past, Dr. Carnes has served as the director of several residential addiction treatment programs, and has also served as a faculty member at numerous universities, including the University of San Diego.
She is the author of numerous research articles and publications, including her books, Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts and Facing Addiction: Starting Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs.