Much regarding the strife revolves around a more popular intercourse researcher called Nicole Prause, whose high-profile studies in 2013 and 2015, carried out while she is at UCLA, landed like PR torpedoes regarding the notion that is controversial intercourse or porn may be addictive like booze and medications.
Prause, 38, has brought to Twitter to bad-mouth the nation’s center that is largest training sex-addiction therapists, run by Stefanie Carnes. Called the Overseas Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP), the facility that is arizona-based launched by Carnes’ 73-year-old father—Patrick Carnes—who during the early ’80s coined the word “sex addiction” in the pioneering guide from the Shadows.
IITAP, Prause has tweeted, has to “stop supporting therapists that are practice gay-conversion treatment. She additionally accuses the institute of placing “profit over clients” and motivating “sexism, stalking, and physically threatening experts for revenue.” She additionally charges that its testing device for sex addicts is a “scam,” and a“racism is had by it problem.”