At South Pacific Private we believe every client is a precious, valuable and unique human being. We provide treatment pathways that are respectful, inclusive and tailored to individual needs. This includes offering caring and tailored services that are inclusive of LGBTIQ+ people and embrace diversity. Whatever your gender or sexual preferences, we will do our utmost to ensure you receive safe, respectful and quality care.
Addiction and mental health disorders often co-occur, with many relying on multiple addictive behaviours to medicate uncomfortable feelings. At South Pacific Private we treat all addictive processes and the underlying causes.
Sex, love and intimacy disorders have affected people in treatment for years, undermining the recovery process. Intimacy and Sex Addiction Recovery Program is specifically tailored to examine the impact these behaviours can have on developing and maintaining healthy relationships while teaching the skills of recovery that lead to a life free from addiction.
The program is facilitated by dedicated and experienced therapists that understand the complexity of these co-occurring conditions and provide a safe place for you to heal and feel.
Childhood and sexual trauma often lay the foundation for many addictive processes in sex and intimacy-related addictions. The program is facilitated by dedicated and experienced therapists who understand the complexity of these co-occurring conditions and provide a safe place for you to heal and feel.
South Pacific Private is looking forward to helping you make sense of your sexual history, to understand your behaviours, and to face the chaos and unmanageability that has been created in your life.
Full and Half Day Available
Individuals in Recovery
Major Health Funds and Self Payment
At South Pacific Private we will be with you every step of the way
The Intimacy and Sex Addiction Recovery Program is an abstinence-based program that teaches the fundamentals of recovery, helping you to avoid the relapse cycle and sustain long term recovery through building awareness and self-empowerment.
- Education on Sex Addiction, Love Addiction and Love Avoidance and Attachment Theory
- Recognising and understanding emotional triggers and destructive behaviour patterns in relationships
- Understand the impact of trauma, abuse and neglect on early childhood attachments and how these relate to past and current relationship
- Understanding Trauma Bonds and how to break them
- Relationship between chemical addictions and sex and intimacy addictions
- Understanding and developing healthy boundaries within relationships
- Fostering hope in recovery
Who is it for?
Intimacy and Sex Addiction Recovery Program is specifically tailored to adults who have a history of addiction, trauma, interpersonal and intimacy-related issues such sex and love addiction / love avoidant behaviours. Groups for this program are based around a person’s gender identity and are inclusive, the treatment plan is individualised and discussed with you prior to commencing the program.
Please contact our Intake here to discuss our programs further.
Most major health funds will cover the LGBTIQA+ Addiction and Recovery program. Clients can claim via their private health fund, if sufficient hospital cover is held. Please note all funds have different rules. We accept self-funded payments.
The full cost of the program for self-funded is $340 per session for the full day program
and includes morning tea and lunch. The half day program is $180 per session.
For more information please contact our Intake Team here.
Intimacy and Sex Addiction Recovery Program is available:
- In person 1 full day session per week for 8 weeks
- In person 1 half day session per week for 8 weeks
Contact our Intake Team here for a full list of days and times available.
How to get started
For clients completing their inpatient treatment at South Pacific Private they may be referred to this program by their treating Psychiatrist.
For ex-clients who have completed the inpatient program within 3 months, an assessment and psychiatric review if required will be arranged prior to the commencement of the program.
For new clients, please request a referral from your psychiatrist or GP. An assessment, if required will be arranged prior to the commencement of the program.