Thursday August 13, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM PDT
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Sovereign Health Group 
6167 Bristol Parkway, Suite 100
Culver City, CA 90230

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Claudia Burton 
Sovereign Health Group 

Los Angeles
Networking Luncheon & 
C.E. Event

Sovereign Health Los Angeles Welcomes 
Sharon O’Hara, MFT, CSAT-S, CSOTP


Presenting on "Sex Addiction 101: How to tell if your client is a sex addict, and what to do next"

Course Abstract:

Based on 23 years of working exclusively with sex addicts and their partners, Sharon O’Hara, MFT, will discuss how sex addiction can be considered “a real addiction”. How to tell if a client you are working with might have sexual addiction problems. What community resources (12-Step groups) are available to sex addicts and how they differ. How to handle your personal feelings as a therapist (countertransference) and what to do if someone tells you they have looked at illegal pornography. 

Course Objectives:

  1. Learn at least 3 ways that sex addiction is like other addictions.
  2. Be able to identify at least four 12-Step sexual recovery organizations and be able to discuss 3 philosophical differences.
  3. Be able to administer and discuss the G-SAST assessment for sexual addiction.
  4. Understand the new CA law AB1775 and its impact on therapist confidentiality. 


This course meets the qualifications for 1 hour continuing education credit for MFT's, LPCC's, LEP's, and/or LCSW's required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) provider number - PCE5216

This course meets the qualifications for 1 hour continuing education credit for addiction professionals required by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) provider number - 130835.

 Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider  number CEP16424, for 1 Contact Hour.