Austin Lieghton, MA, LPC Intern, LCKC, CSAT Candidate
Austin Leighton has earned a Master of Arts in Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern under the supervision of C. Huston McComb, Jr., MA, LPC-S. Austin is also a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, and has been involved in addictions and recovery since 2008.
He has currently completed his training through the International Association of Trauma and Addiction Professionals to become a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, and is currently under supervision of a CSAT-S. He has a passion for healing and recovery, and seeing the restoration of broken and damaged relationships due to sexual compulsivity and emotional betrayal. Austin’s training and experience has prepared him to offer the highest quality of recovery care for those struggling with many different process addictions including: sexual compulsivity, love addiction, pornography addiction, emotional/intimacy anorexia, gambling addictions, codependency, and work and money disorders. Austin also offers treatment and support in our program for those family members suffering from betrayal trauma and PTSD as a result of an addicts infidelity.
His class, “Healthy Sexuality, Love, and Relationships” is offered to clients as an exploration of their unhealthy and destructive patterns of sex, love, and relationships, and works with changing and building healthy support and new patterns of intimacy. Topics include: Betrayal Bonds, Addiction Interaction, How We Love, Intimacy vs. Intensity, Love Languages, and more.