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Founding Father of Sexual Addiction Therapy

-Chicago Sun TImes

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Patrick J. Carnes, PhD, is an internationally known authority and speaker on addiction and recovery issues. He has authored over twenty books including the bestselling titles Out of the Shadows: Understanding Addiction Recovery, Betrayal Bond, Don't Call It Love, The Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps and The Gentle Path through the Twelve Principles.

Dr. Carnes' research provides the architecture for the "task model" of treating addictions that is used by thousands of therapists worldwide and many well-known treatment centers, residential facilities, and hospitals. 


Join Dr. Patrick Carnes at International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals Annual Symposium

Join Dr. Patrick Carnes and Dr. Ken Rosenberg at the 2018 Annual American Psychiatric Association's Conference in New York

Patrick J. Carnes, Ph.D., is the founder of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) and Gentle Path Press. His extensive background in the field of addiction therapy led him to develop multiple cutting-edge recovery programs. 

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