Recommended Reading and Film List


 Pleasure Unwoven by Kevin McCauley, MD


  • Addiction by Kevin McCauley, MD, and Cory Reich, MD
  • It Takes a Family: A Cooperative Approach to Lasting Sobriety by Debra Jay
  • Love First by Jeff Jay and Debra Jay
  • Setting Boundaries With Your Adult Child: Six Steps to Hope and Healing for Struggling Parents by Allison Bottke
  • Everything Changes: Help for Families of Newly Recovering Addicts by Beverly Conyers
  • Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie
  • Beautiful Boy; A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction by David Sheff
  • Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption by William Cope Moyers
  • The Dilemma of the Alcoholic Marriage by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.
  • Getting Your Loved One Sober by Robert J. Meyers, PhD, and Brenda Wolfe, PhD
  • Prodependence: Moving Beyond Codependency by Robert Weiss
A book is open on the table by some chairs.

Sex/Porn Addiction Treatment

Resources for Sex/Porn Addiction
Basic Resources for Sex/Porn Addicts

Twelve-Step Groups for Sex and Porn Addicts and Co-Occurring Substance Use and Sexual Behavior

  • Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA)
  • Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)
  • Sexaholics Anonymous (SA)
  • Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA)
  • Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA)
  • Porn Anonymous (PA)
  • Pornography Addicts Anonymous (PAA)
  • Sex and Porn Addicts Anonymous (SPAA)
A man and woman standing next to each other.

General Information

  • The Sex and Relationship Healing website ( has extensive free information and resources about dealing with and healing from sex addiction, porn addiction, love addiction, and other intimacy disorders.
  • The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists website ( offers useful information about human sexuality.
  • The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers website ( offers useful information about sexual abuse.
  • The International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals ( has contact information for therapists, listed by state, who are certified as certified sex addiction therapists (CSATs).
  • The Safer Society Foundation website ( offers useful information on sexual abuse.
  • The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health website ( provides contact information for knowledgeable therapists, listed by city and state, as well as information about upcoming sex addiction conferences and training events.
  • Trauma Made Simple ( offers a variety of resources for trauma survivors.


Resources for Loved Ones

Loved Ones of Sex/Porn Addicts

Twelve-Step Groups

A man and woman standing in front of the ocean.