Bad Boys: Sexual Addiction or Entitlement?

Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews sexual addictions expert, Sharon O-Hara, LMFT, C-SAT, who explains the difference between the outrageous sexual behavior of some noted powerful politicians and celebrities and the desperate behavior and treatment of sexual addicts.

Target audience:  Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses

This CE course is designated as intermediate to advanced.

You can access the audio to these interviews via your computer's MP3 player and/or read the text of the interviews.


Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, participants should be able to

  • Describe the role of entitlement in the sexual acting out of powerful figures;
  • Analyze why sex addicts get caught up in destructive sexual behaviors;
  • Discuss how the addictions model is used to treat sexual addiction.
  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Part 1: Interview with Sharon O'Hara, LMFT, C-SAT
  • Part 2: Audio Version of Interview
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Subject matter expert:

Sharon O'Hara, MA, LMFT, C-SAT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist with 17 years of experience working with sex addicts/offenders and their families, spouses, and partners. For the past ten years, Sharon has been providing specialized treatment for sexual addiction and sexual trauma in her private practice in San Pedro and Torrance, CA, and she has written a monthly Q and A column on "Love and Sex" for the addiction newspaper, Steps for Recovery.

Sharon is the former program director of the sexual dependency program at Del Amo Hospital in Torrance, California. Sharon utilizes trauma integrative work such as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), somatic experiencing, and emotional freedom technique in her work with sex addicts and their spouses. Sharon has appeared on a number of television and radio programs discussing sexual addiction -- with a special emphasis on the problems of female sex addicts and co-dependents of sex addicts.

Interviewer:

Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, is a graduate of the Smith College School for Social Work and the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.  President of the Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work for two terms, she co-chaired the 20th Anniversary Clinical Conference of the Clinical Social Work Federation, and chaired the Search Committee for President/Dean of the Institute for Clinical Social Work.  After working for 13 years in child psychiatric settings and 30 years in private practice, she is now founder and president of On Good Authority, and an expert interviewer.

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California Licensed Vocational Nurses and California Psychiatric Technicians can take online courses by California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) approved providers, such as At Health, to fulfill their CE requirements.

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