Lank Institute for Sexual Addiction and Recovery
The Lank Institute for Sexual Addiction and Recovery (LISAR), founded by Dr. Brigitte Lank, is and outpatient sexual addiction and compulsivities treatment program consisting of sex addiction assessment, individual psychotherapy, group education, group psychotherapy, relapse prevention groups and couples psychotherapy. If indicated and utilized, an integrated treatment model developed by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D.; areas of clinical concern include but are not limited to: cybersex addiction, compulsive masturbation, use of pornography, sex clubs, strip clubs, bath houses, prostitutes, exhibitionism, and voyeurism.
LISAR treatment Addresses:
•Key Concepts About Addictive Behavior in Fantasy and Reality •Breaking the Denial Systems of Individual and Families •Intimacy, Boundaries and Addictive Behavior •Sabotage and Addictive Behavior and Beliefs •Trauma and Addictive Reenactment •Developmental arrest enacted in Addiction •Identification of Negative Core Beliefs •Affect Intolerance and Tolerance •Establishing Healthy Sexuality, Sexual Fantasy and Sexual Behavior •Integration of Sober Support System •Relapse Awareness and Prevention Skills Training
LISAR facilitates in assessment, diagnosis, outpatient treatment, discharge consultation, and transition treatment from residential to a psychotherapeutic setting, tertiary treatment or extended care; assists organizations, employers, treatment facilities, mental health clinicians and individuals. The sexual disorders assessment and treatment provides return-to-work prognoses for professionals who have engaged in, or have been accused of workplace sexual violations. LISAR evaluations helps to clarify any psycho-sexual concerns; resulting in an assessment, diagnosis and treatment (if indicated).