As a counselor, Troy has been in the sex addiction field for 14 years.
At present he works for Restoration Counseling in Atlanta where he employs a holistic approach—involving the spouse, family members and friends in the SA recovery process.
Taking a trauma-informed approach, the workbook and training combine the multidimensional partner trauma model and biblically based principles with the highest peer-facilitator training standards. Thus, since 2010, Jeff has provided coaching to men who struggle with pornography and other sexually compulsive behavior to find sexual purity in their lives and marriages.
Donna is a certified life and relationship coach, certified pastoral sex addiction specialist (IACSAS/C-SASI), has completed the APSATS training, and has served on the board of IACSAS/C-SASI since 2014. Additionally, he leads men’s retreats and support groups.
Prior to completing her post-grad counseling studies, Lisa worked as a researcher, editor and writer. Lisa has a passion for seeing quality research and training around sex addiction and partner trauma made available to the Christian community.
She also runs an online community blog for partners at beyondbetrayal.community. in Psychology from Elmira College, a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lamar University, a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Master of Theology and Doctor of Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
He learned Post Inductive Therapy from its developer, Pia Melody, and sat under Drs.
Pat Love, Sue Johnson, and Stan Tatkin to learn to work with couples in recovery.
He has served on the board since its inception and on the executive for four years, helping guide and direct the development of the organization as well as overseeing the clinical track trainees.We were so happy to be a part of the Christian Sex Addiction Specialists International's conference here in Houston!What a joy and honor to present at the Christian Sex Addiction Specialists International Conference yesterday!Jake has taught and presented research on the topics of theology, counseling, and sexual addiction around the world.To learn more about Jake please visit his website: Steffens, Ph D, LPCC, CCPS, CPC is the founder and past-president of The Association for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS)—an organization that provides training and certification of Clinical Partner Specialists and Partner Trauma Coaches. She is a certified spiritual director and coach specializing in healing trauma, restoring relationships, and building resiliency.