Helpful Couple Resources


Books

Married Sex: A Christian Couple’s Guide to Reimagining Your Love Life

by Debra Fileta and Gary Thomas

to be released fall of 2021

Follow Gary Thomas and Debra Fileta on social media to find out more.

Seven Pillars of Freedom

9 month course offered in central Texas to help men find freedom from sexual sin. 

All men (you do not have to be a member of Antioch to attend.

Beginning in Fall 2021

Marriage Intensives

help for marriages in crisis

4-day/5-night focused sessions in a beautiful retreat setting for couples in crisis. Intensives can help hurting couples heal by providing tools that allow them to break free from the cycle of damaging patterns, as well as addressing issues that impede their growth.


 

Winshape Marriage – Chic Fil A's retreat center outside of Atlanta in Rome, Georgia.

https://marriage.winshape.org/intensives/

 

National Institute of Marriage - Multiple seminars offered in various locations--Rome, Georgia (Chic Fil A's retreat center outside of Atlanta), Branson, MO, and Michigan

https://hoperestored.focusonthefamily.com/intensives/what-is-an-intensive/

 

The Hideaway - Located outside of Amarillo, Texas in Palo Duro Canyon.  

https://intensives.com/programs/

 

Affair Recovery - Retreats for hurt spouses, unfaithful spouses, and healing couples that meet in a beautiful hill country retreat setting in Austin, Texas.

https://www.affairrecovery.com/

 

Smalley Institute – Private Intensives

https://www.smalleyinstitute.com/intensive

 

The Center for Relational Care -- in Austin and also Rome, Ga where Chic Fil A's retreat center.

https://www.relationalcare.org/intensive-retreats

 

 

NOTE: Intensives are expensive, but we have found they are well worth the cost and actually less expensive than traditional counseling over the long haul. For sure less expensive than divorce.

Sex Addiction/Porn Addiction

ACT Solutions

DFW Metroplex

Counseling practice with certified sex therapists and sex addiction therapists

https://actstherapy.com

Deborah M. Wade, MA, LPC, LMFT, CST, CSAT


 

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) – Waco/Central Texas

Don Arterburn, Ph.D., LMFT – 254-749-8385

Aaron Hunt, LPC – 469-389-0012

            

*Sex Addiction Anonymous groups forming soon – call Aaron Hunt for details.