1. pornography addiction

    More Signs of Porn Addiction

    Porn addiction is not a sex addiction. It’s a compulsive need to engage in erotic materials in order to gain a quick release, or satisfaction. Classified as a behavioral addiction or a process addiction, porn addiction can be difficult to treat and overcome, but not impossible. Dr. Lara Dye, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) based in Austin, Texas, helps treat those addiction to pornong…Read More

  2. Signs of Porn Addiction

    Porn addiction can be hard to identify, mainly because it’s usually done secretly, or the person addicted to porn does not recognize that they are addicted to porn. However, it’s important to know the signs of porn addiction in case you do suspect a loved one of having a porn addiction. Dr. Lara Dye is a certified CSAT (Certified Sex Addiction Therapist) who specializes in helping people overc…Read More

  3. Effects of Childhood Trauma, Part 2

    When you are a child suffering trauma, it can seem like the world is crashing down on you. You are scared, lonely, and often don’t know what to do. Because you are a child, you have no ability to get help. Hence, you have to rely on yourself to cope and adapt with the environment around you. This produces effects that last into adulthood that may not be the most healthy for you. Dr. Lara Dye is …Read More

  4. Effects of Childhood Trauma, Part 1

    As a child, you are still learning and growing. You learn most of what you know about the world from those around you and closest to you — your parents. However, if you grew up in an abusive environment or you were neglected as a child, odds are you will carry this childhood trauma into your adult life. You probably also developed many coping mechanisms that may not be the healthiest for you. Dr…Read More

  5. Benefits of Marriage Counseling

    Outside of raising children, marriage will be the toughest job you ever have. When you bring together two people and merge them into one, there will undoubtedly be conflicts. The key is finding the compromises in these conflicts, which is where many people struggle. Sometimes you just need help, and there’s no shame in that. Dr. Lara Dye is a marriage counselor in Austin, TX, who also offers tel…Read More

  6. The Untold Story: Sex Abuse, Men, and Healing

    It is estimated that about one in six men have experienced sexual abuse as a child. Likely, this number is grossly underestimated since society tends to brush this under the carpet instead of admit it’s a problem. Although the sex abuse scandals of the Roman Catholic church has brought this into the limelight, it still remains a terrible problem that society needs to address. When you consider t…Read More

  7. Understanding Sexual Addiction and the Recovery Process

    Sex addiction is misunderstood by the marjority of the population, thanks in part to the media that usually makes light of it. However, for sex addicts, sex addiction can disrupt lives, ruin marriages, and lead to depression. Sex addiction is when someone is obsessed with sexual thoughts and acts to the point it interferes with their lives. However, this is just the beginning. Sex addicts are addi…Read More

  8. March 2019: What is Sex Addiction?

    When people ask me what I do, I tell them that I am a psychologist.  When they ask me what I specialize in, I smile and say that I am a Certified sex addiction therapist (CSAT) and treat sex addiction.  I know what will come next, especially if I am speaking with a man.  Usually a smile and then:  “Aren’t all men sex addicts”?  It is then that I am reminded that many or most people have…Read More

  9. Tips to Maintain Doctor Patient Confidentiality

    With the advent of the Internet, privacy has become a big concern for many. So much information is out there that it can be hard to know what is floating around in cyberspace about you. With regard to healthcare, privacy is a huge concern and rightfully so. HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) was enacted to help ensure that your medical records remain secure and…Read More

  10. Exploring Sexual Addiction: Certified Sex Addiction Therapy Explained

    In our last blog post, we delved into what sex addiction is, some common signs of sex addiction, and discussed the additional training a certified sex addiction therapist must obtain. Dr. Lara Dye is a CSAT in Austin who offers sex addiction therapy. Contact her today! In this blog post, we’ll go more in depth about how a CSAT can benefit you. THE ADDED BENEFITS OF A CSAT Better diagnosis. Other…Read More