22 Dec Most Partners of Sex Addicts Have PTSD Symptoms After Disclosure

Disclosure can be tramatic for partners of sex addicts. In fact, 70% of partners show symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after the disclosure process. Dr. Stefanie Carnes was interviewed recently at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) in Denver where she talked with clinicians about specific treatment strategies for partners of sex addicts. Here is the short article outlining what professionals need to know when dealing with this population. Excellent resources for partners include Mending A Shattered Heart (available as a book, ebook, and audio book) and Facing Heartbreak (a workbook). #sexaddictionisreal