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Hear Steve discussing sex and porn addiction recently on The Jeremy Vine Show:

Or why not listen to Steve talking to Liz Green on BBC Radio Leeds 23/10/18 about the risks of porn and treatment - Listen Now (interview starts at 11.00 mins)

Sex Addiction Counselling Yorkshire

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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.  My name is Steve Sharpe and I have been providing successful therapy and treatment services for sex addiction and porn addiction in West Yorkshire for nearly 8 years. 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 skills 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 registered with and work to the ethical codes of the National Society for Counselling MNCS (Accred), the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (CoSRT) and ATSAC. I am a part-time lecturer in counselling theory and skills for Chrysalis based at Leeds Trinity University.


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VICIOUS TO VIRTUOUS (V2V) FREE ONLINE RECOVERY PROGRAMME FROM SEX AND PORN ADDICTION - Module 6 Common Triggers for Sex Addiction and Porn Addiction - Part B - Emotions and their role in the addiction spiral

Emotions and their role in the addiction spiral You may remember from module 2 and 3 that in the V2V model of sex and porn addiction that the addiction spiral is powered by triggers including emotions.  So its worth exploring the role of emotions and in particular trying to understand your own version of experiencing them as a core strategy in managing sex and porn addiction and attaining sustained recovery. What do we know about emotions? Well we know that they are probably unique to humans and are often categorised into 8 groups each of which is a constellation of similar emotions or feeling states including; joy, sadness, love, anger, disgust, embarassment, shock and fear.  Within each we can expand out of course so anger will be associated with irritation, frustration, agression and hate whilst embarassment will link with shame, guilt and humility.  Why is this important to know?  Well, I am always surprised (links to shock!) at how many of my addict clients either do not recognise some o... Read more

ATSAC and National Counselling Society 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.

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