Elective Modules / Maturity

Sexual Wholeness and Healing

Dr. Douglas Weiss, Ph.D. 

Sexual Wholeness and Healing

Content Warning

The following course contains material that  may be traumatizing to some audiences. Trigger Warning: Sexual abuse and assault.

Viewer Discretion is Advised.

Tackle the critical issues of sexual healing, including abuse, recovery, addiction, married intimacy, and proactive parenting for a journey toward wholeness and freedom.

5 Video Lessons

Watch, listen, and learn as Dr. Douglas Weiss shows you how to find wholenss and healing in your marriage and family. 

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Journey into transformative insights with Dr. Douglas Weiss in the session Sexual Wholeness and Healing as he fearlessly addresses the complexities surrounding sexuality. Gain essential tools to liberate yourself and others from the various challenges that may hinder sexual well-being. Dr. Weiss emphasizes the crucial role of understanding and navigating the intricacies of sexuality in today’s world. Explore the profound impact of sexual experiences on spirit, soul, and body, engaging in practical exercises like the powerful “Cleansing the Temple” and transformative forgiveness. Whether you’re seeking personal healing or aiming to guide others, this session unlocks the keys to embracing a healthier and more fulfilling sexual life. Recognize the interconnectedness of sexuality with holistic well-being and personal growth.

What You’ll Learn

  • Tools to break free from sexual abuse and empower others
  • Understanding the Church’s pivotal role in addressing sexual abuse
  • Recognition of the urgent need for active engagement with the issue
  • Unveiling the profound impact of sexual trauma on spirit, soul, and body
  • Practical exercises like “Cleansing the Temple” and transformative forgiveness
  • The minister’s role in bringing freedom and healing to the sexually broken
  • Embracing the connection between sexuality and the total ministry of Jesus


1. Living Free from Sexual Immorality

Dr. Douglas Weiss invites you to a powerful session on Sexual Wholeness and Healing, beginning with “Living Free from Sexual Immorality.” Dr. Weiss shares his personal testimony, demonstrating how God can use your past pain, trauma, and abuse for a greater purpose. You may have felt disqualified, but he dispels that lie, emphasizing the potential for advancement despite your past. The battle against sexual trauma intensifies, and Dr. Weiss highlights the Church’s crucial role. Drawing wisdom from Revelation 2:20-26, he urges you to embrace your authority over nations, emphasizing that your journey toward sexual wholeness is a call to impact nations and families for God’s glory.

2. Overcoming Sexual Abuse

Dr. Douglas Weiss tackles the critical topic of “Overcoming Sexual Abuse,” revealing tools to break free and empower others. Addressing the Enemy’s use of abuse to hinder God’s calling, Dr. Weiss emphasizes the Church’s pivotal role and urges you to be part of the solution. The staggering statistics underline the urgency for the Church to actively engage with this issue. Exploring the profound impact of sexual trauma on spirit, soul, and body, the session introduces a potent “Cleansing the Temple” exercise and transformative forgiveness. As a minister, you’re called to bring freedom and healing to the sexually broken, recognizing that the total ministry of Jesus encompasses the sexuality of those you serve.

3. Overcoming Sexual Addiction
Embark on a liberating exploration with Dr. Douglas Weiss in Session 3: “Overcoming Sexual Addiction.” This session unravels the profound impact of sexual addiction on spiritual authority, offering a clear understanding of both its spiritual and biological roots. Dr. Weiss reveals the hidden neuroscience behind sexual behaviors, emphasizing the importance of biblical principles in breaking free. Through candid discussions on the challenges and triumphs, he guides you toward confession, accountability, and the pivotal role of spiritual authority in your journey to sexual healing. Unveiling practical methods like the Rubber Band Technique, Dr. Weiss empowers you to overcome addiction. Join this transformative session, embrace healing, and step into a positive, renewed life.
4. How to Have Great Married Sex
Unlock the divine dimensions of married intimacy with Dr. Douglas Weiss. Recognizing God’s design for great sex, Dr. Weiss navigates the spiritual, emotional, and physical facets of connection between spouses. Explore the God-inspired concept of sex, tracing back to Adam and Eve, and discover the critical role of shared prayer for a vibrant sex life. Dr. Weiss dispels myths about male and female arousal, introducing practical exercises like the Feelings Exercise. Unveil the significance of emotional intimacy and gain three tips for transforming your sexual encounters. Learn the art of crafting a mutual “sexual garden” through agreements, frequency understanding, and consequences. Dr. Weiss emphasizes disciplined spiritual, emotional, and physical efforts for a Kingdom-centered and joyous sex life.
5. Parenting Sexually Healthy Children
In the impactful session “Parenting Sexually Healthy Children” with Dr. Douglas Weiss, you’ll learn to navigate the challenges of our hypersexualized society as a proactive parent. Dr. Weiss urges you to shatter the silence surrounding sex and engage in crucial conversations with your children about topics like masturbation, dating, and sexuality. This session provides practical tools, from setting positive paradigms to fostering emotional intimacy, ensuring your children grow up with a healthy understanding of their sexuality. Dr. Weiss emphasizes forgiveness for past mistakes, urging you to guide your children through ongoing sexual discipleship. By breaking the Enemy’s silence and taking preventative action, you empower your children to navigate their sexual journey and fulfill their God-given destinies.
Quick Facts


English, French




1.9 credit units

No. of Sessions

2 Sessions

Running Time

2 hours 29 minutes

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About the Instructor

Dr. Douglas Weiss, Ph.D.

Dr. Doug Weiss, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, president of the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy, television host, and author.

In the challenging journey of life, Dr. Doug Weiss has dedicated over three decades to providing solace and support to those grappling with the complexities of sexual addiction and strained relationships. As a psychologist and the visionary founder of Heart to Heart Counseling Center, Dr. Weiss has been a beacon of hope for countless individuals seeking a path to recovery.

With a personal history of overcoming sexual addiction for more than 30 years, Dr. Weiss empathetically extends his hand to those facing their darkest moments. His profound understanding of the struggles individuals encounter is the driving force behind his commitment to guide others towards freedom.

Establishing Heart to Heart Counseling Center, Dr. Weiss crafted a sanctuary for individuals and couples worldwide seeking liberation from the shackles of sexual addiction and intimacy anorexia. The center, under his leadership for more than 30 years, offers transformative programs, including weekly sessions, connect groups, and immersive 3 and 5 Day Intensives.

Dr. Weiss’s impact extends beyond the counseling room. With over 40 authored books and 30 therapeutic DVDs, he is a prolific writer and Amazon Best Seller, bringing his expertise to a broader audience. His groundbreaking work includes being the first author to address the partners of sex addicts, and coining the term “Intimacy Anorexia.” Some of his books include Intimacy Anorexia, Partner Betrayal Trauma, and Emotional Fitness.

Dr. Weiss has been a sought-after expert on national platforms, sharing his insights on shows like Oprah, Dr. Phil, The Doctors, Good Morning America, 20/20, Fox New Channel, CNN, Montel, and Discovery Health Channel. His contributions to the field have been featured in documentaries on Lifetime TV Network and British television. He also hosts Healing Time with Dr. Doug Weiss on DayStar.

With a Doctorate in the Philosophy of Psychology, Dr. Weiss’s extensive study of the human mind forms the bedrock of his understanding of sexual addiction. His curriculum vitae reflects decades of professional experience, during which he developed the Sex Addiction Training program, providing therapists and coaches with the tools to address sexual addiction and offer comprehensive counseling.

As a staunch advocate, he serves as the President of the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy (AASAT), playing a pivotal role in certifying therapists and coaches. In every aspect of his multifaceted career, Dr. Doug Weiss remains driven by a singular vision — to give hope, heal the broken-hearted, and guide individuals and couples towards a life free from the chains of sexual addiction.

The Gameplan App

Join the thousands of men who are already using this app to help maintain sexual integrity! The Gameplan app is specific for men struggling with Sex Addiction and Intimacy Anorexia. Content will be added regularly with direct access to our latest videos, blogs, and daily tips to help you through your recovery journey as well as access to our current YouVersion bible studies and App exclusive recovery studies. 


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