Published Works

Chapters in Books

The Sex Issue

Michael Vigorito and Doug Braun-Harvey in conversation with the editors of Goop discuss “sex addiction: what’s behind the label? to introduce their sexual health approach to understanding out of control sexual behavior, how to assess when someone may need help with managing their sexual behavior and understanding what a couple may experience when sexual relationship agreements are not maintained by one or both partners. 

The Art of Sex Therapy Supervision

Doug Braun-Harvey highlights how current sex therapy and supervision literature has not conceptualized sex therapy group supervision or differentiated sex therapy supervision in a group setting from existing methods for individual sex therapy supervision. He proposes a conceptual model for Sex Therapy Group Supervision (STGS) that integrates client sexuality and group process within sex therapy supervision groups. Click the link to learn more and/or purchase.

The Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Addiction

Doug Braun-Harvey and Michael Vigorito’s chapter “Out of Control Sexual Behaviour: A Sexual Health Problem overviews their sexual health alternative discourse that challenges the concept of sexual addiction.   The chapter discusses their adaption of a dual process model of human behavior to propose a transtheoretical treatment pathway within a client centered therapy process.  Click to read more.

Gender and Addictions: Men and Women in Treatment

Gender and Addictions: Men and Women in Treatment,”Outpatient Treatment for Sexual Dependency with Alcoholic and Drug Addicted Men”. Edited by: Lala Straussner, Ph.D. & Elizabeth Zelvin, A.C.S.W., Jason-Aronson, September, 1997.

Journals & Articles

“Culturally Relevant Assessment and Treatment for Gay Men’s Online Sexual Activity”, Volume 18, Number 3, August 2003.

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Journal of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, “Integration of Client HIV Status in Sexual Dependency Outpatient Treatment: What is your relationship with HIV?” Volume 8, Number 2.

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The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, “Fundamental Principles of Sexual Health for Group Psychotherapists and Their Groups” Volume 33, Number 3, September 2009.

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Reviews of Published Works

“A Review of Sexual Health in Drug and Alcohol Treatment: Group Facilitator’s Manual”, 2011.

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