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Chemsex Workshops

First Steps for Healing from Paired Substance Use And Sex

Countless men pair substance use with sexual behavior. Often, this involves a stimulant drug like cocaine, though alcohol, opiates, and other drugs are also commonly paired with sexual activity. Whatever form the pattern takes, the consistent pairing of substance use and sexual behaviors is a serious issue requiring specialized treatment. To help men with problematic chemsex behaviors take the first steps toward healing, Seeking Integrity: Los Angeles offers this unique workshop.

  • These workshops take place monthly.
  • Sessions are facilitated by renowned sex addiction therapist Paul Hartman.
  • Call us at 747.234.4325 for information, pricing, and availability. 
  • Space is limited, so call early to reserve your spot.

Men attending this workshop typically say things like:

  • My life is all about getting high and having sex. And I can’t seem to stop.
  • My drug use and sexual behavior are costing me my career and my reputation.
  • I’m living a double life. One life is my job and family. The other life is drugs and sex.

Workshop Goals

  • Breaking through denial
  • Dealing with the presenting crisis or crises
  • Establishing motivation for lasting recovery
  • Identifying problem behaviors
  • Reducing shame
  • Creating trust
  • Learning to deal with multiple addictions simultaneously 
  • Creating a plan for sobriety and healing
  • Developing healthy coping skills
  • Defining long-term goals for healing

David Fawcett PhD, LCSW

David Fawcett is a substance abuse expert, certified sex therapist, and clinical psychotherapist. In his clinical work, he addresses a wide range of concerns, including addiction, trauma, and issues related to chronic illness, especially HIV/AIDS. In over 25 years of clinical practice, he has worked with addiction and mental health in every level of care. He is highly regarded as a writer and trainer.

For nearly two decades, Dr. Fawcett has worked with people experiencing the fusion of drug addiction and sexual behavior. This work, focused largely on stimulants and sex, culminated in the publication of Lust, Men, and Meth, a landmark book that received the POZ Best Nonfiction Award. He recently co-produced a documentary about meth use in New York called Crystal City.

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