Karuna Approach

Karuna is the Buddhist word for compassion.

Compassion is at the core of all of our therapeutic strategies. Compassion for ourselves. Compassion for others.

The ocean of tears cannot drown us if karuna is there.

–Thich Nhat Hanh


The Karuna Approach to sex addiction and betrayal trauma recovery is informed by:

–self compassion

–Attachment Theory


–psychoeducation and therapy combining CSAT, OCSB model, APSATS, Omar Minwalla model, Stan Tatkin attachment model, Terry Real RLT therapy, Gottman Approach

–research and best practices

–personal experience in sex addiction and betrayal trauma