Mary Anne Fifield, DMFT, CAS, CSAT, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

LMFT 34171
(408) 486-0110


Fuller Theological Seminary – Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary – Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling
Fresno City College – Certificate in Alcoholism Counseling
Northwestern University, Evanston IL – Bachelor’s degree in Psychology

Areas of Focus:
Addiction issues including alcohol, drugs and sex
Divorce recovery
Adult ADD
Spiritual concerns
Challenges of mid-life
Adult Children of Alcoholics

Seminars, Workshops and/or Memberships:
The Meadows Lecture Series, “Just What is Sex Addiction Anyway?”
Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Addiction
“Sex Addiction”
“Addiction Interaction Disorder”
“Mystery of the Hijacked Brain”
Interview on Community Cable TV: “Break Time,” “Grief”
“Brain, Bonding and Bondage”
Staff Training on Addiction
“The Alcoholic Family in Recovery: A Developmental Model”
“Spirituality in the Therapeutic Community”
“Model of Family Recovery”
“Spirituality in the Therapeutic Community”
“Hooked on Addiction”
“Just What is Sex Addiction Anyway?”

Mary Anne is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who holds a Doctorate degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary. She is certified as an Addiction Specialist and Sex Addiction Therapist. Mary Anne brings a commitment to individuals and families who have been impacted by the bondage of addiction. She specializes in working with all types of addiction issues including alcohol, drugs and sex. Mary Anne is the Founder and Clinical Director of the Addiction Recovery Center, a nonprofit treatment program for addicts and their partners. She was formerly an adjunct professor at three seminaries and is a trainer, lecturer, author and consultant on addiction.

Mary Anne has created the Foundation for Addiction Specialists Training designed for professional therapists who want to learn about how to treat clients with a sex addiction. Among the resources she uses in the training is her new Serenity Prayer Workbook and a 10 disk DVD set on Treating Sex Addiction. To learn more, visit the website: