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Dorothy C. Hayden

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Counseling for Couples NY
Sex Therapist New York City
Ms. Hayden has been interviewed on HBO, CNN (Anderson Cooper/360) and ABC’s “20/20”. She holds an M.S.W. from New York University and an M.B.A. from Baruch College.

She took six years of advanced clinical training from the Post Graduate Center for Mental Health, the Object Relations Institute and The Training Institute for Mental Health where she studied Couples Counseling. Ms. Hayden is currently a student at The Imago Relationship Therapy Institute after which she will be a Certified Relationship Therapist.

A specialist in treating sex addicts and their partners, she has authored 40 articles and one e-book about the subject. She is the author of “Help for the Partners of Sex Addicts” (online). Prior to going into private practice in 1995, Ms. Hayden held jobs for 10 years at various alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities in New York City. In 1994, she was awarded a CAC (Credentialed Alcoholism Counselor).

Dorothy is a popular presenter in New York on such topics as couple relationships, sex addiction, ADD and achieving sexual potential. She is affiliated with The New York State Society of Clinical Social Workers and The Post Graduate Society.

Ms. Hayden lives in Manhattan with her husband and “Molly”, her apricot toy poodle.
Dorothy Hayden, LCSW, with over 15 years of experience in treating sex/porn addiction is considered a "thought leader" in the field. She has published over 20 articles, has written an e-book on Sex Addiction Recovery and has appeared in such media as "HBO"; "CNN's Anderson Cooper 360" and "ABC's '20/20'" as an expert in the field of sex/cybersex addiction. Trained in sex addiction with Patrick Carnes, Ph.D, she attended advanced psychoanalytic training in Manhattan for six years.

1. Freedom from repetitive, self-damaging compulsions
2. The ability to make choices about how to use your sexual energy
3. Heightened self-esteem and the elimination of shame
4. More satisfying human relationships
5. Better job performance
6. Healthy, mature, satisfying sexuality with a cheered loved one
7. Increased time and energy for setting and persisting in meaningful goals in the areas of intimacy, professional achievement and recreational activities
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Marriage Counseling
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Men's Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Stress Management
 Group Therapy  Women's Issues
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
209 E 10th St
New YorkNY 10003
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