a casomb certified program
Scion Counseling is certified by the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) to provide treatment for sexual offending. It should be noted that our program is normally geared toward pretrial clients who want to work on their sexual behavior problems before they are sentenced. In general, we treat low risk offenders but we do accept clients who have other sexual offenses. Check out our sex offender treatment program.
Sex addiction and SEXUAL OFFENDING
Sex addicts are definitely on a spectrum and there are many differences between individuals. However, if left untreated, sex addiction can always get worse. Many men report their addictions changing over time. Many sex addicts get their start by viewing online pornography. In the beginning, they were content to view mainstream pornography a few times a week. This pattern can become more frequent and create a strong interest in disturbing sexual content. In some cases, this interest can be focused on children and teens. Scion Counseling is equipped to work with everyone on the spectrum of sex addiction, including those who have been viewing illegal pornography or engaged in other sexual offending behavior.
YOUTH CAN BE SEX OFFENDERS
At Scion Counseling, our goal is to help address problematic sexual behaviors before those behaviors become illegal, but that is not always possible. If your child is struggling with sexual behaviors, please don't wait to get help. If your child is already in legal jeopardy due to their sexual behaviors then please know that it is not too late to get help. Recent research shows that youth should not be taken out of their homes or communities unless there is no other choice. Many parents consider sending their children to wilderness programs to help deal with these problems. Often, these programs are physically and emotionally abusive to youth. Also, taking youth out of their families and communities removes their social support, which is necessary for them to make positive changes. Please know that that this strategy of sending teenagers somewhere to "get fixed" tends to cause more damage than it ever helps. Scion Counseling offers a counseling experience where teens can remain in their families, schools and communities while they get the treatment that they need. Check out our youth sexual offending program.
Unfortunately, insurance does not pay for court mandated treatment and you will be asked to sign an insurance waiver so that your insurance is not billed for this treatment.