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Duane Osterlind, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapistin Long Beach, CA

About

Duane is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist. He is also the co-founder of Novus Mindful Life Institute, which helps individuals & partners affected by sex addiction.
You can listen to Duane speak and subscribe to his podcast, The Addicted Mind, at theaddictedmind.com.
If infidelity has impacted your relationship, you can also listen to his other podcast, Helping Couples Heal, at helpingcouplesheal.com.
His vision is to provide comprehensive care for individuals struggling with process addictions. He focuses on providing a confidential, thorough, and caring environment to ensure clients feel safe and accepted with anticipation that recovery is possible. Duane has over eight years of experience as a therapist helping individuals find hope and healing. He received his Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Long Beach.
He has also trained with Patrick Carnes, P.hD., a leading expert in the treatment of sexual addiction issues and the author of Out of the Shadows. He is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) and the Society of Sexual Health (SASH). MFT#44567 Duane's clinical focus is on treating individuals and couples struggling with process addictions using mindfulness and a task-centered approach. He facilitates the Men's Sexual Addiction Process Group and well as a DBT group for individuals struggling with anxiety and depression.

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: California
  • License Number: MFT44567, received 2005
  • Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist

Types of Therapy:

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • In person
  • Internet meeting

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Group

Working With Marriages for:

  • 15 Year(s)

Free Phone Consultations?

  • Yes

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $200 - $250

Accepts Insurance?

  • Yes

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

My Articles

Expert Advice for a Thriving Long Distance Relationship

Relationship

Expert Advice for a Thriving Long Distance Relationship

It is no news that a lot of the times, long distance relationships are not expected to work. You might have heard of, or even experienced this in your ...
How to Resolve Trust Issues in a Relationship - Expert Advice

Relationship

How to Resolve Trust Issues in a Relationship - Expert Advice

A loving relationship can be a beautiful union of two people. To achieve this goal, there are several aspects within the relationship that need to function ...
Non-Violent Communication and the Married Sex Addict

Physical Intimacy

Non-Violent Communication and the Married Sex Addict

One of the most critical aspects that define our human species from other animals is language. Our brains gain meaning from how it has learned to interpret ...
A Qualified Recovery Coach can Make your Addiction a Thing of the Past

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A Qualified Recovery Coach can Make your Addiction a Thing of the Past

Once the tough effort to overcome an addiction has been completed, the hard day to day work is just beginning. To help overcome bumps in the road or confront ...
How Can I Recognize a Sexual Addiction Problem in my Marriage?

Physical Intimacy

How Can I Recognize a Sexual Addiction Problem in my Marriage?

How does a husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, fiance or family member know if someone close to them is struggling with sex addiction? There are some ...
Don’t Go Around in Circles Preventing a Sex Addiction Relapse

Physical Intimacy

Don’t Go Around in Circles Preventing a Sex Addiction Relapse

Sometimes going around in circles can have negative connotations. We turn the negative into a positive by helping you build a circle plan to prevent a ...
Breaking the Sex Addiction Cycle

Physical Intimacy

Breaking the Sex Addiction Cycle

There are many phases and different cycles that are related to sex addiction. By better understanding the cycles you can gain the power you need to intervene ...
Four Signs Your Marriage may Need Help in Battling Sex Addiction

Physical Intimacy

Four Signs Your Marriage may Need Help in Battling Sex Addiction

When a married couple is dealing with sex addiction trust can be destroyed. With the introduction of infidelity and other negative behaviors, there is ...
Internet Filtering can Place Pornography Out of Sight and Mind

Physical Intimacy

Internet Filtering can Place Pornography Out of Sight and Mind

If you or your partner is struggling with online pornography addiction, it is very likely impacting your marriage. With pornography readily obtainable ...
Why Husbands with a Sex Addiction Need Therapy to Stop Acting Out

Therapy

Why Husbands with a Sex Addiction Need Therapy to Stop Acting Out

The wife of a sex addict can often hear the catchphrases I can stop anytime I want to, or I don t need to go to therapy. These are just two of the many ...
A Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist has the Focused Training to Help You

Therapy

A Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist has the Focused Training to Help You

If you are struggling with sex addiction or know someone addicted to sex, you will need a certified sex addiction therapist who can render the right sex ...
Married Partners of Sex Addicts

Physical Intimacy

Married Partners of Sex Addicts

It is both a devastating and painful time when you discover or come to the realization that your husband or wife is a sex addict. You can be left completely ...
Married Partners of Sex Addicts could be at risk for PTSD

Physical Intimacy

Married Partners of Sex Addicts could be at risk for PTSD

Being married to, or the partner of someone battling sexually compulsive behavior can be traumatic. No matter what phase of recovery or treatment your ...

Office Location

6695 E. Pacific Coast Highway,
Long Beach CaliforniaUnited States 90803