The Business Of Doing The Business: Sex Addiction Rehab On The, Ahem, Rise
Like firing sewage into the ocean, high-profile celebrity hedonists have ejaculated a plague of pathological narcissism into mainstream currents, normalizing the once fringe concept of sexual addiction.
Alexandra Katehakis, an unlicensed sex addiction therapist -- because no is license available, because it's not acknowledged as an official disorder, because it's not governed by any regulation -- runs the Los Angeles based Center for Healthy Sex, a practice she calls, "a full-blown organization" (oh no she didn't) that includes a team of counselors, a range of group therapies, and training programs for would-be sex docs, reports the LA Times.
Katehakis, who's licensed as marriage and family therapist, has been specializing in the controversial field since 1997 and claims celebrities are the, "greatest evangelists for treatment." With sexual addiction exposing itself en mass to the masses, a growing population of Americans are now fondling the idea of getting help for themselves and/or their spouses.