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Welcome to the KeyStone Center Extended Care Unit (ECU)

For issues surrounding sexual compulsivity and trauma, we are here to help. The residential center is a 16-bed treatment program located in Suburban Philadelphia. The Extended Care Unit treats multiple addictions and co-occurring disorders. Treatment components address the cognitive, behavioral, spiritual, emotional and psychological aspects of addiction and recovery. Program activities are provided seven days a week. The length of stay varies in this twelve-step based program and ranges depending upon individual needs and completion of specific therapeutic tasks. The minimum length of stay is 30 days.

Recognizing Sexually Compulsive/Addictive Behavior

Sexually compulsive behavior interferes with healthy living and results in a significant stress to both the individual and the family or partner. Behaviors treated at KeyStone Center’s Extended Care Unit include the following:

  • Compulsive masturbation
  • Affairs, one-night stands, sex with prostitutes and escorts
  • Anonymous sex, public sex, lewd conduct
  • Obsession with pornography in any form
  • Compulsive sexual episodes and repetitive unhealthy sexual behaviors
  • Substance abuse and addiction related to sexual behaviors
  • Compulsive phone sex and/or sexting
  • Internet sex (pornography, video cameras, cybersex, and chatting)
  • Exhibitionism and voyeurism
  • Dangerous and self-destructive sexual practices
  • Traumatic re-enactment of past sexual experiences
  • Love and relationship addiction
  • Co-dependency
  • Sexual anorexia

The KeyStone Center Extended Care unit (ECU) provides individualized treatment utilizing a holistic approach to mind and body. The caring and compassionate staff promote patient strengths in a safe environment where healing may begin. The KeyStone Center Extended Care Unit provides a multidisciplinary team made up of seasoned professionals dedicated to the treatment of sexual addiction and trauma that have worked in the ECU since it’s inception. The multidisciplinary team includes a psychiatrist, physician, art therapist, psychologists, social workers, family therapists and interns.

The KeyStone Center Extended Care Unit (ECU) clients are asked to fill out a patient satisfaction survey upon discharge. The results of the surveys indicate an excellent rating (the highest score possible) in several key areas: compassionate and caring staff,competency of the clinical program and small unit size. The ECU alumni felt that they received world-class treatment at a more affordable cost. In the spring of each year KeyStone hosts an alumni weekend in which graduates of the program are invited to attend a weekend of workshops. The alumni weekend was formed to celebrate the joys and struggles of recovery, acting as a “booster shot” in the recovery process. Our staff feels passionate about the work they do and it shows in every facet of the program.