Alex is a published, award-winning author, licensed psychotherapist, and is recognized as a leader in the field of Integrative sex therapy. As the Clinical Director of Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles, Alex has extensive experience in working with a full spectrum of sexuality. She makes regular contributions to publications like Psychology Today and the Huffington Post, has been interviewed by Rolling Stone, Washington Post and the LA Times, has made several television appearances on programs like Inside Hollywood, Spike TV and CNN, and is frequently featured as a prominent expert panelist at sexuality conferences worldwide alongside the likes of Dan Siegel, Drew Pinsky and Christopher Kennedy Lawford.
Sex Addiction As Affect Dysregulation
Examining the neurobiological underpinnings of sex addiction
Written with clarity and compassion, this book integrates cutting-edge research, case studies, verbatim session records, and patient writings and art. Katehakis explicates neurophysiological, psychological, and cultural forces priming and maintaining SA, then details how her innovative treatment restores patients' interpersonal, sexual, and spiritual relationality.
Mirror of Intimacy
Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence
"What comprises hot, healthy sex?" Inside you'll find a year’s worth of daily reflections that explore and support the range of human sexualities as a divine gift and a human right. Referencing a rich array of approaches: attachment theory, mind/body nexus, neurobiology, 12-step principles, meditation techniques, Eastern and Western philosophy, and ancient world myths, these reflections are unfettered by cultural, social, or religious norms.
A Workbook for Designing and Celebrating Your Sexual Health Plan
Uncover and embrace your unique, optimal sexuality. Carefully researched, designed, and clinically tested, this Workbook gives you a powerful new program to achieve your authentic sexual expression. Meant to be used with your therapist (complete with therapist instructions in the Appendix, this cutting-edge body/mind Workbook assists you in attaining personally satisfying and sustainable, healthy sexual experiences that fully align with your own ethical and erotic values.
A Comprehensive Guide for Treating Female Sex and Love Addicts
Making Advances is the first book to offer a targeted approach for effectively treating women who struggle with sex and love addiction. This long-overlooked population faces significant challenges, including a lack of trained therapists who understand their unique pain.
Igniting Hot, Healthy Sex After Recovery from Sex Addiction
Alex Katehakis introduces a successful program for sufferers and their loved ones that will help them hone their erotic intelligence by making sense of the past, creating healthy habits in the present, and looking toward a more intimate relationship that nurtures honesty and closeness. With Katehakis's help, sex addicts can get in touch with their healthy sexual side―and embrace true intimacy and acceptance in themselves and in their mates.