Sexual Addiction Self-Assessment

  1. Do you become restless or irritable when sex is not available?

    Yes No
  2. Have you ever tried and failed to control the amount of sexual activity you engage in?

    Yes No
  3. Do you feel a need to conceal from others either the nature or frequency of your sexual activities? Do you lead a “secret life”?

    Yes No
  4. Have you had sex at inappropriate times, in inappropriate places, or with inappropriate partners?

    Yes No
  5. Have you lost count of how many sexual partners you have had?

    Yes No
  6. Do you continue to have compulsive sex despite negative consequences: disease, arrest, loss of finances, career, reputation, family or friends?

    Yes No
  7. Do you feel your sexual activities compromise your personal values and spiritual development?

    Yes No
  8. Do you feel shame about your sexual activities?

    Yes No
  9. Have you neglected your family, friends, or work because of the time you spend in sexual activities?

    Yes No
  10. Has your sexual behavior ever left you feeling hopeless, alienated from others, or suicidal?

    Yes No

SCORE out of 10

If your score is 3 or more , your sexual behavior may be out of control. You might be an addict. The good news is that you are not alone, and there is help. If you are concerned about your sexual behavior, call for an appointment or more information. (415) 776-0960

There is Hope!

In recent years the professional community has steadily deepened its understanding of sexual addiction, and appropriate and effective treatment strategies have been developed to help addicts regain control of their sexuality and live healthy integrated lives.

The California Institute for Sexual Recovery (CIFSR) brings hope, recovery and freedom to persons trapped in compulsive, addictive sexual behaviors. Recovery is possible, and we are committed to providing state of the art outpatient therapy to men and women struggling to escape from shame and obsession.

Our comprehensive recovery model focuses on both the addictive symptoms and the roots of compulsive, self-destructive behavior. We help our clients create new lives.

unsuccessful attempts to stop or control the behavior

intense preoccupation in planning or obtaining the behavior

social, emotional, physical, legal and financial

increased risks, new behaviors to maintain the same level of excitement and relief

Available Services:

  • Confidential, comprehensive evaluation and assessment
  • Individual, couples, and group psychotherapy
  • Treatment programs designed uniquely for the specific needs of the client
  • After care for those returning from residential programs
  • Trainings and consultations for professionals and agencies
  • Workshops and consultations for organizations and corporations dealing with sex addiction in the workplace
  • Specialized treatment programs for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered clients