Helpful Handouts


Here’s some helpful counseling handouts that we use in sessions:

Karpman Triangle


Click on the links below to download the resources:

Automatic Negative Thoughts– Understanding and working with cognitive distortions

Challenge-cognitive-distortions-infographic copy  “First thought wrong” master sheet

Feeling Good Chapter 3 Understanding Moods and Thoughts– Chapter 3 from “Feel Good” explaining thoughts and feelings

Help-You-Heal (for Partners)– Helpful orientation and info for partners of sex addicts

What Makes Long Term Success (Research)– Must read on what it takes to recover from sexual addiction

Off-Road-Check-Ins:FANOS – Suggested Recovery Check-In Items: A recovering couple’s guide to weekly check in’s

Emotion Regulation Video- A short video with helpful strategies to reset yourself

Backwards Bicycle Video- Learning new things and when it clicks

Gottman 10 things to try before divorce– Article for couples in trouble

6-hours-to-a-better-relationship Practice format for couple to follow to improve the relationship right now

The Four Horsemen – Negative couples communication and it’s cure

60-Affirmations (2) Daily affirmations to interact with

Serenity Prayer Longer version of helpful prayer

Bay Area SAA Meetings Info on local Sex Addicts Anonymous Meetings

AtlasoftheHeartListofEmotions Brene Brown list of common emotions

Dopamine Nation podcast interview

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