Monica Breaux PhD, MSW
Contact Monica Breaux PhD, MSW
Travels from Tempe, Arizona
Dr. Breaux is a Catholic therapist and speaker who draws from her experience with hundreds of clients in therapy as she actively engages her audience during her lively interactive presentations. Everyone walks away with helpful, practical tips to increase personal charity and mercy.
In her private practice she serves individuals, couples and families with a wide range of problems, but her expertise is in sexual addiction and the treatment of pornography compulsion. Dr. Breaux has been featured on numerous Catholic TV and radio programs. She has been a guest of Catholic Answers Live, The Good Fight, Bishop’s Hour, Vocation Boom!, Kresta in the Afternoon, Drew Mariani Show, The Morning Show, The Live Hour, Seize the Day, Take 2, Champions of the Truth TV, Don’s News & Comments TV, Shalom World TV, and Women of Grace TV multiple times.
EXPERTISE: PhD in Social Work – dissertation on Sex Addiction; Private practice: pornography treatment
DEGREES: AAS in Addiction Counseling -TX (Lamar), BA & MSW - LA (McNeese & LSU), PhD - AZ (ASU)
ENDORSEMENT: Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix AZ as faithful Catholic therapist and speaker
HONORS: received national recognition with the 2010 Catholic Social Worker of the Year award;
recognized for contribution to ongoing formation of priests in sexuality (priestly formation)
MEMBER: Catholic Social Workers National Association, Catholic Therapists
CATHOLIC MEDIA: Women of Grace TV, Catholic Answers Live, The Good Fight, Bishop’s Hour, Vocation Boom!, Kresta in the Afternoon, Drew Mariani Show, The Morning Show, The Live Hour, Seize the Day, Take 2, Champions of the Truth TV, Don’s News & Comments TV, Shalom World TV
PRESENTATIONS: National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors, International Life Services Advanced Training Institute conference, St. Thomas Aquinas Society conference, NARTH conference, Catholic Social Workers National Association conference, Legatus, Bishop’s Presbyteral Council; numerous retreats, workshops, and brief interactive talks to Catholic religious communities, religious and diocesan priests, Catholic parishes and Catholic high schools in the US, Canada and Italy
MINISTRY: developed a 15 hour program to address pornography compulsion by building leadership in priests/laymen to help themselves/others use 40 strategies for emotional regulation & impulse control Pointers for Priests (2006), Wholly Men (2012), brief introductory program for male teens aged 15-17 Wholly Men @ 16 (2016), brief program for wives & mothers as support partners Wholly Women (2016)