About Sharon O’Hara
Sharon O’Hara, M.A. is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with 17 years of experience working with sex addicts/offenders and their families, spouses and partners. For the past ten years, Sharon has been providing specialized treatment for sexual addiction and sexual trauma in her private practice in San Pedro and Torrance and written a monthly Q & A column on Love & Sex for the addiction newspaper, Steps for Recovery.
Sharon is the former Program Director of the Sexual Dependency program at Del Amo Hospital in Torrance, California. Sharon utilizes trauma integrative work such as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Somatic Experiencing, and Emotional Freedom Technique, in her work with sex addicts and their spouses. Sharon has appeared on a number of television and radio programs discussing sexual addiction, with a special emphasis on the problems of female sex addicts and co-dependents of sex addicts.
Start the day by looking your partner in the eyes and saying three positive things to each other.
Tips for Engaged Couples or Newlyweds
Remember to treat your partner with at least as much courtesy as you would treat a stranger you would invite into your house.
If You Could Give Only One Piece of Advice…
Never forget acceptance and forgiveness.
Email: sharonoharamft [at] gmail [dot] com