Getting Intimate With Amy Dresner – Ep. 15, Part II


Is Amy the only one who is scared about dating again? I mean, get real.

In Part II of Episode 15 I’m bringing in Special Guest Kim Litton to talk about re-engaging in dating and what we do when we’ve had a “slip.”

Her laid back and “candid” approach made this episode not only informative but fun!

My guest Kim Litton is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). She is Certified by the State of Florida in Addictions and educated by the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Kim’s approach is to blend authenticity with clinical experience and expertise.

She is committed to establishing safety and trust first, so that you feel comfortable as I support you on your journey of healing. She is highly trained in trauma and addiction work through the lenses of attachment theory and adverse childhood experiences. As an addiction therapist, she uses CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) frequently.

In This Episode:

[3:55] Kim’s “very candid” perspective about what’s important when we start dating again.

[5:09] What would Siri say?

[6:24] Dissecting the parts — what led to breaking the “bottom line” or stepping over the boundary?

[8:10] What if we’re just gather more information?

[9:46] Honesty is numero uno. [11:06] Brilliant information!!!! — if we don’t act on a craving our brain RE- WIRES!!!!!

[14:24] The beauty of having a “trusted other” (therapist, sponsor, coach, etc.)

[17:17] Grief is part of the process — but you can keep your sense of humor (phew).

[18:41] The choices do get better.

[20:16] The pre-verbal attachment connection.

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