See David’s podcast Interview with renown author, licensed marriage and family therapist and podcaster, Miss Sherry Smith, LMFT below:

Charlotte, NC, Sex Addiction and Men’s Assertiveness Expert

Recommended Books/Podcasts:  You can click on the link below and it will take you immediately to the Podcast website or to purchase these books.


The betrayed, the addicted and the expert

Helping Couples Heal

Sex, Love and Addiction

Connected Parenting

Attachment Theory in Action


For those struggling with being Assertive/Conflict:

No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Proven Plan for Getting What You Want in Love, Sex and Life (Updated)

No More Mr. Nice Guy: The Hero’s Journey: A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming an Integrated Male 

No More Mr. Nice Guy: The 30-Day Recovery Journal: A Supplemental Work to No More Mr. Nice Guy by Dr. Robert Glover

Assertiveness Training: Become the King of Any Social Situation and Get What You Want While Respecting the Needs of Others. 

For those struggling with Sexual Compulsivity:

Unwanted: How Sexual Brokenness Reveals Our Way to Healing

Sex Addiction 101

Always Turned On: Sexual Addiction in the Digital Age

Out of the Doghouse: A Step-by-Step Relationship-Saving Guide for Men Caught Cheating

Facing the Shadow [3rd Edition]: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery

Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction

For the partner of someone who is addicted/had an affair:

Moving Beyond Betrayal: The 5-Step Boundary Solution for Partners of Sex Addicts

Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts

Shattered Vows: Hope and Healing for Women Who Have Been Sexually Betrayed

For Couples of Sex Addiction/Betrayal:

Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts

Courageous Love: A Couples Guide to Conquering Betrayal

After 6 months of Recovery:

Recovery Zone, Vol. 1: Making Changes that Last – The Internal Tasks

Recovery Zone Volume 2: Achieving Balance in Your Life – The External Tasks

Books on Trauma:

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life With Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy

Altogether You: Experiencing personal and spiritual transformation with Internal Family Systems therapy

Greater Than the Sum of Our Parts: Discovering Your True Self Through Internal Family Systems Therapy


Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

Facing Codependence: What It Is, Where It Comes from, How It Sabotages Our Lives

Prodependence: Moving Beyond Codependency Paperback – September 18, 2018


How We Love

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find – and Keep – Love

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

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