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Published on Mar 26, 2018
http://tedxriverton.com - Have you or someone close to you experienced infidelity? Infidelity is not going to go away, Dr. Kevin Skinner poses the question, will we rise up as a society and help those suffering from the trauma of sexual betrayal? Dr. Kevin Skinner is a recognized leader and authority on sexually compulsive behavior, infidelity and trauma from sexual betrayal. He's a core faculty member of IITAP (The International Institute of Addiction and Trauma Professionals-https://www.iitap.com/about/) and Clinical Director and Co-Founder of Addo Recovery (addorecovery.com), a nationally sought out therapy brand that helps individuals and family with sexually compulsive behavior, infidelity and sexual trauma. In addition, he's the Clinical Director and Co-Founder of Bloom for Women (bloomforwomen.com), a global online community of thousands of women with sexual trauma, spanning over 15 countries. In addition, Dr. Skinner has Co-Founded Discover and Change, an assessment platform providing assessments specifically to those struggling with sexual trauma, sexually compulsive behavior and relationships. Dr. Skinner's treatment is based on his own research stemming from more than 250,000 assessments and over 20 years experience. He's spent the last 15 years researching how sexual betrayal creates PTSD-like symptoms in the betrayed spouse. His latest research has exposed the traumatic impact that sexual harassment from those close to the individuals, the workplace and society has on individuals. Dr. Skinner is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, holds a PhD, and is a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist and Supervisor (CSAT-S). He also is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). Dr. Skinner has authored, Treating Trauma from Sexual Betrayal and Treating Pornography Addiction: The Essential Tools for Recovery. Currently, Dr. Kevin Skinner trains therapists from all over the world in Sexual Trauma. In 2017 alone he's trained hundreds of therapists throughout Europe and the United States. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx