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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, and co-founder of NOVUS Mindful Life Institute, which helps individuals affected by sex addiction. His vision is to provide comprehensive care for individuals struggling with process addictions in the utmost confidential, comprehensive 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 Masters 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 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 Duanes clinical focus is on treating individuals and couples struggling with process addictions using a mindfulness and task centered approach. He facilitates the Mens Sexual Addiction Process Group and well as a DBT group for individuals struggling with anxiety and depression.

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

My Articles

Expert Advice for a Thriving Long Distance 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

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

Non-Violent Communication and the Married Sex Addict

One of the most critical aspects that define our humans 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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you are struggling with sex addiction you will need an expert to help you recover. In the field of sex addiction therapy the clinicians to turn to should ...
Married Partners of Sex Addicts

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 completely ...
Married Partners of Sex Addicts could be at risk for PTSD

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

Novus Mindful Life Institute, 6695 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 135,
Long Beach CaliforniaUnited States 90803