Individual Therapy Sessions

Have you found yourself wondering why life just doesn’t seem to work for you? Maybe you feel disconnected in your relationships with others or like you can’t focus on your career. Have you ever wondered how to improve the relationship you have with yourself? Perhaps you’re struggling with a pornography addiction or other sexual addictions and you don’t know where to go for help. Individual therapy can help you to overcome sexual addiction, manage transitions, cope with painful experiences and difficult emotions. Our therapists at Desert Solace Outpatient are specially trained to help you gain insight and skills to move forward after pain or stress in a healthier way.

Our passion is supporting adults and youth with the challenges they experience throughout their lives, especially when those challenges are created by an addiction to pornography.
Outpatient Therapy
“When we talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary” Fred Rogers

Issues We Support And Treat:

  • Pornography and sex addiction issues
  • Anxiety/stress management
  • Betrayal trauma
  • Depression
  • Life transition issues (moving, divorce, new baby, graduating, or any other major life change)
  • end of relationship/heartbreak
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Grief
  • Family conflict
  • Self-esteem and confidence
  • Adolescent issues
  • Anger issues
  • Relationship issues

What is Individual Therapy?

Individual therapy (sometimes referred to as “psychotherapy” or “counseling”) is a process through which clients work one-on-one with a licensed therapist—in a safe, compassionate, and confidential environment—to explore their feelings, fears, beliefs, or behaviors, work through difficult or influential memories, recognize aspects of their lives that they would like to work on, better understand themselves and others and work toward beneficial transformation. People participate in therapy for a variety of reasons, from coping with major life challenges or childhood trauma, to dealing with depression or anxiety, to managing relationships in a healthier way, to simply achieving personal growth and greater self-knowledge. A client and therapist may work together for as few as five or six sessions or as long as several years, depending on the client’s specific needs and personal goals for therapy. Our therapists are compassionate, empathetic, and understanding. We believe that you are the expert of your own life and are genuinely interested in your experiences and your aspirations. Each therapy session is specifically tailored for you, as an individual, and we work hard to collaborate with and support you.

Dealing With Pornography Addiction

Dealing with a pornography addiction can feel like an insurmountable task, but it is possible to overcome this struggle and find healing. Here are some steps that may help in dealing with pornography addiction:

  1. Acknowledge the problem: The first step in overcoming any addiction is admitting that there is a problem. Recognize the negative impact that pornography has on your life and relationships.
  2. Seek support: It can be difficult to overcome addiction alone, so reach out to friends, family, or a therapist for support and accountability.
  3. Identify triggers: Becoming aware of what triggers you to turn to pornography can help you develop strategies for avoiding those triggers and replacing them with healthier coping mechanisms.
  4. Create a plan: Set specific, achievable goals for overcoming your addiction and create a plan to help you stay on track.

Utilize resources: There are many resources available for those struggling and dealing with pornography addiction, such as support groups, therapy, and online programs. Take advantage of these resources to aid in your pornography addiction recovery journey.

Beating Pornography Addiction

Beating pornography addiction is not an easy journey, but it is possible with dedication and support. Here are some tips for overcoming this addiction:

  • Practice self-care: It’s important to prioritize your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Engage in activities that bring you joy, exercise regularly, get enough sleep, and eat a healthy diet.
  • Surround yourself with positive influences: Spend time with people who support your pornography addiction recovery and engage in activities that align with your values.
  • Find healthy coping mechanisms: Instead of turning to pornography to cope with difficult emotions, find healthier ways to manage stress, such as talking to a therapist, exercising, or practicing relaxation techniques.
  • Set boundaries: Establishing boundaries can help you avoid triggers and stay on track with your recovery.
  • Forgive yourself: It’s important to show self-compassion and forgive yourself for past mistakes. Focus on the present and the future, rather than dwelling on the past.

Beating pornography addiction is possible. With dedication and practice, you can take control of your life and create positive changes that will last. Remember, pornography addiction recovery is a journey that takes time and effort, but it’s worth it in the end. Good luck!

Our Outpatient Therapists

Courtney Lyman

Courtney Lyman is Desert Solace’s clinical director and specializes in treating men who struggle with pornography and other sexual addictions. He is a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT). For more information about Courtney and his background, click here.

Cary MacArthur

Women's Betrayal Trauma Therapist
Cary MacArthur joined the Desert Solace team in 2021. She provides therapy to the men of Desert Solace in our inpatient program but also sees patients through our outpatient program. Cary has helped many wives of men who deal with pornography and sexual addiction in their path to healing from the betrayal trauma that often comes as a result of addiction. For more information about Cary and her background, click here.

Who Do We Treat?

If you are seeking help for any of the issues above, Desert Solace Outpatient can treat you. We are licensed to treat both youth and adults. We provide therapy for both men and women. We are currently located in St. George, Utah, although our therapists are also able to conduct therapy sessions remotely via video conferencing if you live too far from St. George to travel to us.

How Do I Start?

We want the process of getting an appointment with our therapist to be as easy as possible. We understand that beginning therapy can often feel daunting or scary, so making the first appointment should be stress free. We will do whatever we can to make you feel comfortable.

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It’s that simple!

Do You Accept Insurance?

We are out of network providers and do not accept insurance directly at our practice. All fees are due at the time of service and range from $120 – $160.00 for the hour. We are happy to provide you with a receipt called a “superbill” that you can submit directly to your insurance for potential reimbursement.

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

Our clinical director, Courtney Lyman, is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). This certification is received through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) and requires rigorous education, training, supervision, and experience in treating sexual addiction. This certification ensures that our therapists are highly qualified to help individuals struggling with pornography and sex addiction.

Pornography Addiction Recovery

At Desert Solace Outpatient, we understand the complexities and struggles of pornography addiction recovery. We provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals seeking help with their addictions. Our therapists have experience working with individuals at all stages of recovery and are committed to helping each person reach their personal goals. If you or a loved one is struggling with pornography addiction, know that there is hope and healing available. Don’t hesitate to reach out for support and guidance on your journey toward pornography addiction recovery. To learn more about our therapy services and how we can help, please visit our website or contact us today
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