• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Alexandra  Katehakis

Alexandra Katehakis, MFT, CSAT, CST, is the clinical director of the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles, senior fellow at The Meadows, and the 2012 Carnes Award recipient. She is coauthor of Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence (2014) and author of Erotic Intelligence: Igniting Hot Healthy Sex After Recovery From Sex Addiction.

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