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AASECT Summer Institute: Revisiting 'Sex Addiction' (Part 4) with Dr. Neil Cannon

We interview Dr. Neil Cannon in this fourth installment from the recent AASECT Summer Institute which was titled: Revisiting 'Sex Addiction': Transformative Ways to Address Out of Control Sexual Behavior. Dr. Neil Cannon shares his Strengths Based Approach to treating Out of Control Sexual Behavior. He discusses his 11-point worksheet and it's a wonderful resource to use with clients and patients. His Strengths Based Approach is a tremendously helpful tool that can be applied to a multitude of issues. 

Dr. Neil Cannon is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (AAMFT), and an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist & Supervisor of Sex Therapy. He is also the Immediate Past Chair of the Ethics Advisory Committee for AASECT (2014–2016). Neil can be found teaching and guest lecturing to graduate and post-graduate students of psychology, counseling and social work at many of the leading colleges and universities throughout Colorado, including The University of Denver, The University of Colorado, Regis and Metropolitan State University. In addition to teaching in Colorado, Neil is an instructor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work Sexual Health Certificate Program. The University of Michigan is known in the field of sex therapy for being one of the leading programs in the world for clinicians from around the world who are on a path towards becoming sex therapists. Neil is also a Professor of Marriage & Family Therapy at Denver Family Institute where Neil has been teaching for the past decade. Dr. Neil Cannon is a published author, professional speaker, supervisor, mentor, and nationally recognized expert on sex, intimacy and relationships.