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In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior (First Edition)

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Anonymous and accessible, the Internet offers an alluring arena for compulsive sexual behavior. Destroyed marriages, career loss, and financial ruin are common outcomes. Revealing how desperate life can become for someone addicted to online sex, In the Shadows of the Net brings hope and healing to men and women struggling to understand and overcome this compulsive behavior. Drawing on their collective clinical expertise as well as current research, the authors equip readers with specific strategies for recognizing and recovering from compulsive online sexual behavior.

This course is based on the book, In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior (First Edition) created by Patrick Carnes, Ph. D, David L. Delmonico, Ph.D., Elizabeth Griffin, M.A., and Joseph M. Moriarity in 0.

Publication Date:

2001 (First Edition)

Course Material Authors

Patrick Carnes, Ph. D

Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., clinical director of a sexual disorder treatment program, is a nationally known author and speaker on addiction and recovery.

David L. Delmonico, Ph.D.

David L. Delmonico, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of counseling, psychology, and special education at Duquesne University, is an authority in the area of sexual addiction.

Elizabeth Griffin, M.A.

Elizabeth Griffin, M.A., is a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than fifteen years of experience treating sexual disorders.

Joseph M. Moriarity

Joseph M. Moriarity is a freelance writer focusing on health care, addiction and treatment, and education.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about online sexual addiction and intervention strategies. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify and recognize problematic online sexual behavior.

  2. Explain the ways in which beliefs and experiences can trigger online sexual addiction.

  3. Describe the steps that cybersex addicts must take to recover and prevent relapse.

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Softcover First edition (2001)

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