NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
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Who doesn't love sex? But what happens when that love becomes an obsession or addiction? Or you don't feel the love at all? Sexual issues – from promiscuity to sexual phobias and love addiction can destroy lives – and in some cases end them. Noted sex specialist Christopher Donaghue has dedicated his professional life to helping people reclaim control of their sex lives through intense individual and group therapy sessions. In the docu-reality series "Bad Sex," the cameras capture the dynamic group sessions and the explosive and frequently heart-felt exchanges among clients. "Bad Sex" will offer a frank and shocking behind-the-scenes look at the process of healing severe sexual issues – both inside and outside the therapy room. The 10-episode series "Bad Sex" premieres Friday, November 4th at 9PM ET/PT on Logo.
"Bad Sex" follows the real-life experiences of 10 diverse participants undergoing an intensive, two-month program with sexuality expert Chris Donaghue. Male and female, gay and straight, the participants range in age from 20 to forty-years-old and arrive at the group with issues ranging from dangerous promiscuity to clinical frigidity, from violent sex addiction to compulsive public sex. Under his supervision, they'll participate in a unique sex therapy group program where they'll finally address their deep-rooted issues around sex, infidelity, trust, relational intimacy and sexual addiction.
Each episode will also feature a deeper examination of the treatment process and progress of an individual group member. Over the course of the season, viewers will get to know each participant's struggle and hopeful path to healing. Can Chris lead them away from sexual destruction and addiction, and toward healthier lives?
Christopher Donaghue is a sexuality expert specializing in the sexuality spectrum and addictive behaviors such as sexual compulsivity/sex addiction, as well as mood and relational intimacy disorders. Donaghue received his Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from Temple University and is currently finishing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. He trained in couples and sex therapy at Florida's Post Graduate Sex Therapy training program, UCLA, and the Center for Health Sex. Chris currently specializes in couples and sex therapy, as well as running sex addiction, love addiction and sexuality group therapy at The Hills Treatment Center. He is the former Program Director at La Ventana Rehab's Sexual Addiction Program. He is a member of American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).
"Bad Sex" is produced by PB&J Television with Patty Ivins and Julie Pizzi serving as Executive Producers. Brent Zacky and Pamela Post serve as Executive Producers with Stevenson Greene as Producer for Logo.
For more information on "Bad Sex" and sneak preview clips, go to LogoTV.com. For up-to-date "Bad Sex" news and exclusives, join the "Bad Sex" Facebook page or follow the series on Twitter at @LogoTV and #BadSex.
ABOUT PB&J TELEVISION
Patty Ivins and Julie Pizzi are the principals behind PB&J Television, an award-winning reality and documentary company. Under their banner, Ivins and Pizzi have executive produced NBC's "Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Model Search," Showtime's "Reversal of Fortune," ABC Family's "America's Prom Queen," The Style Network's "Dress My Nest" and Oxygen's "Bachelorette Party: Las Vegas."
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