Gentle Path at The Meadows Dr. Patrick Carnes to be Featured on BlogTalkRadio

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Gentle Path at The Meadows founder, Dr. Patrick Carnes, will be featured on BlogTalkRadio’s program “Sexual Addiction: Hope/Strength/Recovery”.

Gentle Path at The Meadows founder, Dr. Patrick Carnes, will be featured on BlogTalkRadio’s program “Sexual Addiction: Hope/Strength/Recovery” with host Carol Juergensen Sheets, LCSW, CSAT, PCC, on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. (EST). Dr. Carnes will be speaking on the topic of sexual addiction: its definition and how it affects the addict. The program can be accessed by visiting

Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., C.A.S., is a nationally known speaker on sex addiction and recovery issues. He is the founder of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) and Gentle Path Press. From 1996 until 2004, Dr. Carnes was Clinical Director for Sexual Disorder Services at The Meadows Wickenburg. His achievements include the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH), where they present an annual "Carnes Award" to researchers and clinicians who have made exceptional contributions to the field of sexual health. He is the author of Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction (1992), Contrary to Love: Helping the Sexual Addict (1989), The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships (1997), Open Hearts (1999), Facing the Shadow (2001), In the Shadows of the Net (2001), and The Clinical Management of Sex Addiction (2002), Recovery Zone (2009), and A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Principles (2012). Dr. Carnes’ article, “18.4 Sexual Addiction,” appears in Kaplan & Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry (2005).

Carol Juergensen Sheets, LCSW, PCC, CSAT, is currently in private practice in Indianapolis, IN. She speaks nationally on mental health issues and is featured in several local magazines. In addition, she is featured in regular television segments focusing on life skills to improve one’s potential.

Gentle Path at The Meadows is a confidential inpatient treatment center for men 18 and older who battle sexual addiction, relationship addiction, and sexual anorexia. To learn more about Gentle Path at The Meadows’ work, contact an intake coordinator at 855-333-6076 or visit

Gentle Path at The Meadows offers a proven, task-centered approach to long-term sexual addiction recovery. Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., C.A.S., world-renowned speaker and author on addiction, is the primary architect of the Gentle Path treatment program, founder of Gentle Path at The Meadows, and a Senior Fellow of The Meadows. Gentle Path at The Meadows integrates Dr. Carnes’ methodology with The Meadows Model of Developmental Immaturity and The Meadows’ signature Survivors Week to concurrently address sex addiction and trauma. The treatment program is guided by a multi-disciplinary team and includes a full-time medical physician, full-time Psychologist and CSAT therapists. Gentle Path at The Meadows is the only treatment program with Dr. Carnes’ personal involvement. Dr. Carnes meets individually with each patient during their treatment. Gentle Path at The Meadows is accredited by The Joint Commission.

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