Robert Weiss (therapist)
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|Institutions||The Sexual Recovery Institute,
|Alma mater||Fieldston School,
Emerson College (Boston),
University of California, Los Angeles
|Doctoral advisor||Patrick Carnes|
|Notable awards||The SASH Patrick Carnes Award (2008),
the LAGPA Community Service Award (2005)
Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S is an international sexual addiction expert, author, educator and founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute, an outpatient sexual addiction and intimacy disorders Intimacy disorders  treatment program in Los Angeles, Mr. Weiss is co-author of Cybersex Exposed: Simple Fantasy to Obsession  (ISBN 978-1568386195), author of Cruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men  (ISBN 978-1555838218), and co-author of the just released, Untangling the Web: Sex, Porn and Fantasy Addiction in the Internet Age  (ISBN 978-1555839680), along with numerous professional articles on sexual addiction.
Studies and Qualifications
A UCLA clinical social work graduate, Mr. Weiss did his post-graduate training in Sexual Addiction and Sexual Offender treatment under the direction of Dr. Patrick Carnes. Mr. Weiss is a former board member of The National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (www.sash.net) and has presented for the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI), The American Association of Sex Educators and Therapists, CAMFT, The National Association of Social Work, The NIH (National Institutes of Health) and The US Military among many, many others. He provides clinical training and program development for numerous multi-addiction treatment centers, among which are The Gentle Path Program, The Ranch, Sierra Tucson, and The Betty Ford Center.
In The Media
|Robert Weiss & David Ley. Is sex addiction a myth? // KPCC (April 25, 2012, 9:29 am) retrieved 11.01.2013|
Mr. Weiss’ recent media appearances include: Larry King Live, NBC’s – To Catch a Predator, CBS, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, The Glenn Beck Show, and CNN’s Headline News. He has also been featured in numerous articles such as: Health.com, Los Angeles Times, TIME, NY Daily News, Red Eye, Behavioral Health Central. In a field with very few recognized experts, Mr. Weiss is an experienced professional in the assessment and treatment of persons with addictive and offending sexual disorders.
- The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy Association (LAGPA) // LinkedIn: Robert Weiss
- Schneider, Jennifer, and Robert Weiss: "Cybersex Exposed: Simple Fantasy to Obsession". Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services, 2001.
- Weiss, Robert: "Cruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men". Alyson Books, 2005.
- Schneider, Jennifer, and Robert Weiss: "Untangling the Web: Sex, Porn and Fantasy Addiction in the Internet Age". Alyson Books, 2006.