The Grace Program: This is a gender specific Intensive Outpatient Program designed for men who are experiencing unhealthy sexual and relationship pattens and/or addictions.

  • Compulsive relationships
  • Compulsive masturbation
  • Cybersex addiction
  • Porn addiction
  • Compulsive affairs
  • Compulsive infidelity
  • Obsessive sexual fantasy
  • Compulsive sexual self-harm

This program brings hope to those men struggling with sexual and relationship patterns of behavior that conflict with their values and cause painful consequences to their relationships, their financial well-being or to their spirit.  The Grace Program is designed to nurture healthier relationships with self, sexuality, family and friends.Although we are not a sex offender program, many who have compulsive relationships or other compulsive sexual behaviors have other legal consequences.  The Grace program combines several therapeutic modalities to engage individual learning styles and to bring structure and focus to clients’ recoveries.  The program is centered on the research-based treatment originally designed by Patrick Carnes, PhD to help clients change at personal and neuronal levels.This program supports 12 weeks of recovery and is not available as a partial program.  During this program, clients are required to attend at least 2 meetings (Sexaholics Anonymous, Sex Addicts Anonymous, or Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous) per week.
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Program features:

  • Group Therapy
  • Psycho-educational
  • Psychodrama
  • Experiential Therapies
  • Process groups
  • Individual therapy
  • Program Materials
  • Peer support to help and challenge through the recovery process
  • A Sex Addiction Therapist who will work with client’s existing therapist for continuity of care
  • 9 – 12 hours / week    12 Weeks

Continuing Care

This program builds on previously completed treatment and continues to offer guidance, identify recovery issues, and build supportive networks. Group and individual counseling is offered.

  • 3 hours / week    3 – 6 months

We are happy to answer any questions you might have!

For more information about Desert Star’s Grace Program or other treatment options, call (520) 638-6000!

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