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How do you know if you're an addict?

  • The behaviours have been a part of your life for several years.
  • Your thoughts are drawn towards the behaviours when opportunity presents itself.
  • You find it difficult to control the behaviours.
  • The behaviours have affected one or more aspects of your life such as relationships, couple sex, work, health, finances, and friendships.
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Welcome to Esteem Therapy Yorkshire. I am a specialist in helping those face to face in the Yorkshire region (or anywhere via Skype or online text chat) with porn and sex-related addictive or compulsive behaviours. I gained my training from Paula Hall, the UK's leading therapist and writer on  sex addiction, and am registered with the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (ATSAC) and am a Relate-trained and experienced couple counsellor and post-graduate qualified executive and life coach.

I am an accredited member of the National Society for Counselling MNCS (Accred) and also the Association For Coaches and work to the ethical codes of both. I am on a register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


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Free online recovery modules - made easy - up now - getting off the dopamine 'travellator'

Dopamine-led cycle of addiction Persistent repetition of sexual and porn behaviours constantly fires up so-called neural pathways to the point where the behaviours become learned and automatic.  These pathways become charged up so much that they transform into a sort of high-velocity travellator racing straight to your brain’s reward and pleasure centres.  Once on this there is only one place to go and no getting off! Dopamine, one of the ‘happy’ chemicals in the brain, is mostly responsible for this ‘learning’.  Unfortunately, dopamine has a built-in quality that makes it progressively more and more addictive.  This devious quality is part of our primitive genetic encoding.   As hunter-gatherers, dopamine served us as a primal motivator to make us seek out things we needed for survival such as food, warmth and opportunities for procreation.  This explai... Read more

ATSAC and BACP member offering confidential sex addiction counselling in Yorkshire for sex and porn addiction problems. We help our clients understand the roots of their behaviours, take control of their sex and porn addiction and compulsions and make lasting changes to improve the quality of their relationships and life.

Not sure if this is what you need? Contact us for a free 15 minute telephone consultation.

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