Sex and Love Addiction

Sex and Love Addiction Programs

*We are accepting names for the Sex and Love Addiction IOP waitlist as this program is currently on hold

Online Treatment for Sex and Love Addiction

The Sex and Love Addiction Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is an online therapeutic program for men struggling with compulsive sexual behaviours such as use of pornography, infidelity, high risk sexual behaviours and attachment/love issues.

This IOP offers a safe and discrete group where you can begin the process of understanding and healing from your addiction.

Highlights and Benefits:

  • Convenient and affordable
  • Rolling intake for immediate admission
  • Led by Masters-Level Certified Sex Addiction Therapists
  • Curriculum based on best current practices
  • Regular outcome measurement to track progress
  • Weekly aftercare groups for maintenance of healthy habits
  • Improvement to intimate partner and family relationships
  • Support in a safe and non-judgmental space
  • Training to identify triggers that lead to unhealthy behaviours
  • Skills to cope with urges to act out
  • Educational programs for deeper healing in families

Program Structure

Our Sex Addiction IOP is for individuals with problematic compulsive sexual behaviours that are starting to negatively affect important areas of their lives, such as their health, relationships, family, work, or education.

EHN Online IOPs, powered by Wagon, are facilitated entirely online. This program is an effective option for anyone who doesn’t have access to sex addiction therapy in their community.

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The eight-week Sex Addiction IOP will provide you with a wide variety of education and skills to help you regain control over your sexual behaviour and your life.

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Nine hours of programming per week include a one hour individual counselling session. The remaining eight hours consist of group therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy skills development, and psychoeducation.

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Ten months of aftercare following completion of the eight-week intensive programming. Meet with a group once a week to maintain positive habits and practice beneficial skills.

The Wagon App

Patients use the Wagon app throughout the program for setting recovery goals,  logging daily emotions and triggers and tracking their progress.

The program curriculum is designed to help you develop a thorough understanding of the underlying causes of sex addiction as well as provide a variety of skills and practices to help you recover.

Program Goals:

  • Heal from the shame and stigma of sex addiction
  • Improve understanding of sex addiction
  • Explore related traumas
  • Examine and address triggers and compulsions
  • Improve ability to control sexual impulses
  • Learn how to develop and maintain healthy and satisfying sexual relationships

Included in the program:

  • Individual therapy sessions
  • Group therapy sessions
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioural Therapy
  • Relapse-prevention skills
  • Psychoeducation about sex addiction
  • Healthy living practices
  • Homework
  • EHN Online Recovery Plan
  • Family Program
  • 10 months of aftercare group meetings

Cost-Effective Treatment

Our Intensive Outpatient Program consists of a total of 173 hours of programming over one year. At an average of $38 per hour, this IOP is a cost-effective method of recovery for those with mild to moderate symptoms of sex and love addiction.

The cost of one full year in the Intensive Outpatient Program, including individual counselling, group therapy, psychoeducation, family programming, and use of our corresponding Wagon app totals $6500.

Visit our financing page to learn more about financial options and coverage.

Additional Available Programming

Online Individual Counselling

A good starting point for those looking to further explore their concerns with sex and love addiction. In your 50-minute sessions, you can examine the deeper issues surrounding your addiction and receive support from the comfort of your home.

Online Group Therapy

Facilitated by an experienced addictions counsellor, groups offer a safe place to talk through the difficulties you experience and develop strategies for overcoming them. Connect and process your addiction with others in similar situations. Group therapy specific to sex and love addiction is currently unavailable.

Residential Treatment (on-site)

Our on-site capabilities include behavioural addiction, specialized treatment for hidden problems, personalized care programs, nutritional guidance, supervised physical fitness, and recovery monitoring. Residential treatment for sex and love addiction is currently unavailable.

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