Sexual Addiction Counseling Denver & Partners of Sex Addicts Support

Providing Therapy for Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PSB) Since 2004

Sex Addiction Counseling Denver
Phone: (303) 933-5800

Specialized Trained Sex Addiction Counselors

Our counselors have received specialized training in treating Sexual Addiction (SA) and other Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PSB). We also have therapists that provide counseling support for the spouse/partner of sex addicts. Finally, our counseling center has obtained specific training for healing couples after relational betrayal (i.e., infidelity, partner lying, pornography use, etc.).

Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT)

Our therapists continue to pursue additional extensive experience, supervision, and training to be more effective in guiding men and women in the healing and recovery process. All our sex addiction counselors and partners of sex addict therapists desire to have the most recent training in the industry in helping clients find freedom from sexual addiction and other problematic sexual behaviors. We have a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT) on staff who provides direction, training, mentoring, and consultation. Our center has helped thousands of men and women heal from the damaging affects of sexual addiction.

Sex And Pornography Addiction

Our sexual addiction therapists don’t believe that the main issue of sexual addiction is the need for more sex, rather, it is to control and avoid emotional and relational pain.  This is similar to how an alcoholic or drug addict uses alcohol or drugs to avoid their pain. Porn and sex has a powerful affect upon the chemicals in the brain.  When a person views porn, seeks out a sexual experience or partner, the brain releases chemicals that numb stress, anxiety, and/or depression and provides momentary escape from real life issues.  Over time, the brain begins to rely upon the sexual experience and behaviors as a “solution” rather than finding real solutions.

You Are Not Alone!

We want you to know that you don’t have to be alone in this struggle! We want to walk along side you in this journey of recovery. Sexual addiction and problematic sexual behaviors affect millions of men and women. All our sex addiction counselors are deeply committed to creating a safe, shame-free, and compassionately caring environment for every person entering their office. We often hear men and women saying that they had anxiety prior to the counseling session but felt hope, acceptance, and direction afterward.

Four Symptoms of Sex Addiction:

  1. Inability to stop.
  2. Tendency to get angry when denied sex or porn.
  3. Secretive about the sexual behaviors, sexual fantasies, and fear of being discovered
  4. Continue to pursue sex or porn despite negative consequences

To recover from sexual addiction, you will need to work recovery.  We have developed the following tasks as a beginning to your work.  The tasks will only work, if you work them.  Recovering from sex addiction is a change of direction.

Underlying Relationship Wounds

We believe that the real issue of sexual addiction is not the need for more sex but rather it is used to numb, medicate, and escape past trauma and relationship wounds. Therefore, we don’t just provide tools for stopping the addictive behaviors but we also help the sex addict look at past hurts that often go back to childhood. Our counselors are trained in several trauma therapies to help work through and desensitize trauma.

Often, at this moment many people start asking is my partner or am I a sex addict? Take our free Sexual Addiction Questionnaire Assessment by clicking on the below green button:

Online Counseling Services

As part of Kevin Leapley’s (CSAT) counseling services, he provides online video counseling for men struggling with sexual addiction (for those residing in Texas or Colorado). It is as confidential as seeing him in his office.  Read more about this service by clicking on the button below:

Spouses/Partners Of Sex Addicts

We also specialize in helping the partners of sex addicts heal their trauma first — by understanding and differentiating complex partner trauma — and helping the spouse and partner of an addict get the truth, set and maintain healthy boundaries, and stop the crazy-making.

While the sex addict has known for many years about his or her problematic sexual behaviors, and being in sexual addiction counseling is often a relief, the betrayed partner is often blindsided by the discovery or disclosure. We recognize that the cheating itself, or a specific sexual behaviors, is not what causes the most pain, it is the loss of trust in the relationship caused by the constant lying of the addict.

Partners who have experienced betrayal have valid reasons to feel deeply wounded, shaken, mistrustful, angry, confused, scared, and lost. Partners of sex addicts who decide to stay in the relationship often go through PTSD symptoms and it takes time to reestablish real trust and safety with the betraying partner.

We understand that you are confused, scared, and unsure you want to stay in the relationship. We are here for you. So don’t be afraid to reach out to us. You may feel all alone, but our counselors have years of experience helping partners heal from the betrayal trauma. Our center provides both individual counseling and group support for partners/spouses of sex addicts.

How To Get Started?

If you have reached the moment where you know that your sexual behavior is out of control, you have come to the right place for help. Our Treatment program includes individual, group, relationship, and family counseling for sexual addiction and for the wife or partner of the sex addict.

To get started, the first step is to either call (303) 933-5800 or fill out the contact form. A counselor will contact you within 24-hours to provide you with more information and to setup an appointment if you choose.

The second step is to download the New Client Packet or Couples Packet, fill it out and bring with you to the first session.

Client Testimonials

March 9, 2007 was an important day in my life.  After some difficulties at home I agreed to see a counselor.  Kevin Leapley was that counselor.  I expected a couple of visits to get back on track.  What really happened was a change in direction for my life.  I am so grateful that Kevin and other professionals from FRCC have worked with me.  I have experience with individual and group work and I can attest to the professionalism, honesty and consistent manner demonstrated by FRCC.  I strongly endorse FRCC.”

B.R.

I started seeing Kendall Flowe to help me overcome my addiction to pornography.    Through individual and group therapy, Kendall helped me confront and combat my addiction by attacking the underlying emotional drivers behind it, as well as providing practical safeguards against it.  Ultimately,  Kendall played a crucial role in saving my marriage, which had been negatively affected by my pornography use.  I’m grateful to have met Kendall, and would recommend him to anyone struggling with sexual addiction or marital difficulties.

J.F.

I attend individual therapy with Dave Maher, as well as his anger management class on Mondays.  I am going through the most challenging period of my life, yet Dave has been a rock for me.  He is extremely insightful and on-point.  I know he genuinely cares about me and wants me to improve in all avenues of life.  I trust him implicitly and look forward to our time together.  For years, I was resistant to attend therapy, but now regret the time lost and the improvements that could have been made.  Dave is a tremendous therapist and I consider myself blessed to be under his care.

B.M.

Kevin Leapley has been central to my recovery from sex addiction and the underlying causes – depression and anxiety. We have gone deep in my therapy, weeding out the root causes, and in the process, my sobriety has gotten stronger. Working with Kevin and other addicts in group therapy has given me great insights into myself and my recovery. My sobriety, which once seemed impossible to attain, now feels like second nature. I’m truly blessed to have worked with him and to have discovered a new and better path than the one I was originally on.

Tom

Prior to discovering Front Range Counseling and Steve Marks, my life was in a downward spiral of ruined & damaged marriages, lies, anger, frustration and uncontrollable Sexual acting out. I was living a double life and extremely unhappy and making the people that I loved miserable. After meeting with Steve he recommended individual , couples and SA Group therapy. The work involved was difficult and is on-going,  I have repaired my marriage and I now have a more honest loving relationship with my wife, I am closer to my children and have become a better father as a result of my recovery work. I can safely say that Steve was instrumental in this change in my life and I will be forever grateful to him for his love, support and helping me understand this addiction and how to cope with it.

Evan

After many years of struggle, trapped by habits and addiction, I reluctantly made an appointment with an Front Range Counseling Center (FRCC) counselor.  I was completely surprised from the beginning by the fresh, creative and encouraging approach offered.  As I began to apply the things I learned and to allow God to enter my life in new ways, I discovered a freedom from bondage that I thought was impossible.  FRCC does not offer temporary quick-fix shortcuts, but support and guidance to a whole new way of living.  Taking that first step to be honest about my life was a pivotal decision that has changed my life.

Gary

Today marks ten years of sobriety, ten years of recovery and ten years since I first met you.  I cannot stress enough how pivotal you have been to help me to find the healthy path.  I realize that I have not “graduated” and never will.  I also appreciate the dramatic change in my life as I push forward each day.

B.R.

I started seeing Kevin Leapley back in March of 2010 and it was the first time in my life I began to see the hope of some freedom from sex addiction. Shortly after beginning my individual counseling I started in a weekly group also which as been a great anchor for my continuing recovery.

My wife and I also did Marriage counseling with Front Range Counseling and began to learn how to communicate better and more honestly.  Every minute we have invested in our recovery through support groups and Counseling at Front Range have been beyond worth it. We now have a family where it’s safe to share how we feel, communicate openly and really enjoy being together. Front Range has helped in our lives becoming brand new.

JC

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