"This book covers a wide range of clinical issues concerning problematic sexuality. The book is an evidence-based guide for clinicians who are interested in learning more about assessment and treatment of unwanted sexual behaviors. Partly written in the first person, this book beautifully blends the academic with the personal." - John Giugliano PhD— Professor, Widener University, Private Practice, Philadelphia, PA USA
"Clinicians and health professionals will benefit from the practical CBT strategies contained in this book. The chapter on cross addiction and comorbidity is essential reading for any sex therapist who is new to the addictions field and the insightful chapter on paraphilias will answer many of the questions that puzzle addiction professionals." - Paula Hall—Chairperson of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, United Kingdom and author of Understanding and Treating Sexual Addiction
"This book makes a significant contribution to the development of psychological treatment for the increasingly recognized challenge of sexual addiction. Dr Birchard combines a knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature in this field with clinical experience. His work integrates insights from attachment theory and cognitive behaviour therapy in a group programme that has proved highly effective in clinical practice." - Dr Stirling Moorey, Consultant Medical Psychotherapist and Psychiatrist in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, United Kingdom, editor of Evidence in the Psychological Therapies: A Critical Guide for Practitioners.
"CBT for Compulsive Sexual Behaviour is the first book I have read on this subject and I would highly recommend it for any counsellor working in the field of addiction." - Marysia Moore MBACP, reviewing in Private Practice
Thaddeus Birchard is the founder of the Marylebone Centre for Psychological Therapies and the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity. He is widely acknowledged as the pioneer of all work on sexual addiction in the UK and as an expert on working with men with out of control sexual behaviours.