About transformedhearts

Cory Schortzman is an author, speaker, teacher and licensed mental health professional. Since 2008, he has served as the Executive Director of Transformed Hearts Counseling Center in Colorado Springs, CO. He is the founder of SARA, the Sexual Addiction Recovery Association. Cory is passionate about helping couples and individuals overcome sex addiction. He is also passionate about bringing awareness to the public and supporting the elimination of sex and human trafficking. Cory has been married since 1998 to his beautiful wife, Kerry, and lives in Colorado with their four daughters. He and Kerry have been seen on the CBS Early Show, Inside Edition, and ABC Good Morning America, Fox 21 News, and TLC/Discovery discussing the harm of sex addiction and the joys of recovery. He has also been heard on numerous radio programs. Cory’s books include: Out of the Darkness, Into the Light the Workbook, Into the Light the Steps, Ashes to Beauty the Steps, 301 Dating Ideas, 301 Conversational Ideas, 301 Ways to Say I Love You, 301 Ways to Love Your Children & 301 Recovery Tools & Tips. Kerry’s books include: Ashes to Beauty the Book and Ashes to Beauty the Workbook
14 02, 2017

Lost Love, Addiction, Intimacy and My Vanishing Twin

By | February 14th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Intimacy Anorexia, Vanishing Twin|0 Comments

I love to learn new things and discover information that is less well known.  I like to think outside the box to help my clients.  It has led to some helpful and not so helpful discoveries. Several years ago, I attended NET (Neuro Emotional Technique) training in Denver in a conference room filled with mental [...]

9 02, 2017

Epidemic: Teens Addicted to Porn

By | February 9th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Sex Addiction, Youth|0 Comments

Pornography is no respecter of persons.  The viewing of pornography, nudity, or sexual acts is highly addictive to the brain.  It does not matter if you are male, female, transgender [Read the Rise of Transhumanism blog], young or old.  It will begin to consume you, as you consume it little by little, and then more [...]

2 02, 2017

Does Sex Addiction ÷ Infidelity = Divorce?

By | February 2nd, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Communication, Sex Addiction|0 Comments

As the month of January comes to a close, I have learned January is the month of the year with the highest filings for divorce.  Apparently, this is the time of year couples are not marching to church but to the courthouse or attorney’s office.  They have made it through “the most wonderful time of [...]

26 01, 2017

Substance Abuse and Intimacy Anorexia

By | January 26th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Intimacy Anorexia, Substance Abuse|0 Comments

Last week, I shared how substance abuse is connected to love and sex addiction. [Read Substance Abuse Addiction or Love & Sex Addiction, which came first?]  As mental health providers, we need to be more intentional about treating substance abuse without assessing and treating love and sex addiction, which is no longer acceptable.  In my [...]

19 01, 2017

Substance Abuse Addiction or Love & Sex Addiction, which came First?

By | January 19th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Intimacy Anorexia, Sex Addiction, Substance Abuse|0 Comments

There are many types and classifications of abused drugs, and new ones are surfacing regularly from nightclubs.  Drugs, much like alcohol, cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, methamphetamines, opioids, prescription drugs, steroids, or synthetics as well as tobacco, caffeine and even sugar are used to escape or alter one’s mood or state of mind.  For decades, inpatient [...]

12 01, 2017

You ARE the MOVE of God

By | January 12th, 2017|All Kerry's Blogs, Devotional/Personal Growth|0 Comments

Today, as I was listening to a CD album in my vehicle on my drive to work, I heard the phrase, "We're not waiting for the move of God. We ARE the move of God."  I've heard this phrase thousands of times before; however, it hit me a little bit differently today. Cory and I [...]