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Joe Saavedra, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

(323) 673-5452
357 S. McCaslin Blvd. Suite 205

One Sentence Treatment Philosophy

As a licensed MFT, a Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider (SATP), a CSAT-Candidate, and a Trauma Specialist, I am absolutely passionate about helping those impacted by sexual integrity issues.

Personal Statement of Faith

I came to faith later in life. As a man who struggled with sex and pornography addiction for over 20 years, my belief in the power of Christ came as the direct result of stepping into a biblically-based 12-step recovery program called Celebrate Recovery. It was through this program that I FINALLY encountered a personal relationship with Jesus. I often say to friends, family, and anyone who asks about my life story, what the enemy meant for evil was actually used “for the good of those who love God, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28). I couldn’t be more grateful!

Area(s) of Specialty

Attachment Disorders
Marriage and Family

Unique Therapies/Offerings

As a certified Sex Addiction Treatment Provider (SATP), I hold extensive expertise in treating those affected by compulsive sexual behavior having gone through my own recovery journey from sexual addiction. I am trained in the 30-Task Recovery model (group therapy), PACT Couples therapy model, and Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) for individuals.

Current License(s) and/or Certification(s)

License/Certification State or Accrediting Agency


Sexual Addiction Therapy Provider (SATP), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) candidate, Trauma Resiliency Model Therapist

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