Healing shame in recovery - Sathiya Sam - Episode 137

Shame is one of the biggest obstacles in facing and overcoming any addiction, especially a pornography addiction. Sathiya Sam joins me to discuss methods to tackle crippling shame, and how to live with confidence and integrity after overcoming addiction. In this episode we discuss:

  • Can you define shame and how it impacts us when we struggle with unwanted sexual behaviors?
  • Why is shame so difficult to overcome?
  • What are the ways that we usually try to overcome it (that don't work)?
  • How can we leave shame in the past without feeling worse about ourselves?
  • Can you describe the "Triple Threat?" 

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About Geoff Steurer
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, relationship educator, and coach with over 20 years of experience. I am the co-author of, "Love You, Hate the Porn: Healing a Relationship Damaged by Virtual Infidelity", the host of the weekly podcast, "From Crisis to Connection", and have produced workbooks, audio programs, and online courses helping couples and individuals heal from the impact of sexual betrayal, unwanted pornography use, partner betrayal trauma, and rebuilding broken trust. As a leader in the field, I am a frequent contributor on these subjects at national conferences, documentaries, blogs, magazines, and podcasts. I also write a weekly relationship advice column available on my blog. I founded and ran an outpatient sexual addiction and betrayal trauma recovery group program for over 14 years, co-founded and chaired a local conference to educate community members about harmful media, and founded and administered a specialized group therapy practice for over 10 years. I currently maintain a private counseling and coaching practice in beautiful Southern Utah where I live with my wife and children.

About Sathiya Sam:
Sathiya is a coach and speaker that helps men live with confidence and integrity. A recovered addict himself, Sathiya is the creator of DeepCleanTM – a research-based and Bible-backed system for overcoming porn addiction. DeepCleanTM has helped everyone from college students to medical doctors regain control of their lives and walk in greater levels of freedom. He is married to his lovely wife Shaloma and based out of Toronto, Canada.

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