The most listened to doctor in America, Dr. Drew is the host of the nationally syndicated radio show 'Loveline' where he has been taking calls from listeners since 1983. Many people do not know that Dr. Drew is an internist who is board certified in addiction medicine, sill runs a private practice, and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck USC School of Medicine.
Dr. Drew and Vh1 teamed up for the first reality TV series to depict the process of overcoming addiction. Now in its third season, 'Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew' was critically acclaimed by the addiction community for pulling back the veil of secrecy about what goes on in rehabilitation programs. 'Sober House', which chronicles the sober living process, began airing in January 2009 and is now in it's second season. 'Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew' will look at the struggles and treatment of those dealing with serious sex addictions.
When he's not traveling the country speaking at college campuses, Dr. Drew enjoy playing sports, working out and spending time at home with his wife Susan and their triplets.
Jill's work is her passion. After receiving her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, she began her practice and gained licensure. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist she can treat a diverse clientele, ranging across socio-economic, ethnic, and gender lines. Her specialties include sexual desire & intimacy, addictions (sex & love, drug & alcohol, eating, shopping, etc.), grief & loss, depression, trauma, women's issues, and life transitions.
Kendra was sexually abused starting at age 2, and was raped in her teens. She moved to Southern California in her early 20's and quickly became a superstar in adult films. She's been a darling of the tabloids and linked to Hollywood's rich and famous, using this notoriety to get out of porn and into feature dancing, but at the same time fell into heavy alcohol use. Kendra left porn altogether eight years ago and married Rockstar Supernova front-man Lukas Rossi. She now manages his career and runs an animal rescue. Kendra has previously cheated on every man she's ever dated, and wants to break that cycle before she ruins her marriage, the most important thing in her life.
Jennifer grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. In her late teens, she adopted the identity of Penny Flame and became one of the most financially successful porn and web-cam actors in the world. She is bisexual, freelances as a dominatrix, and masturbates up to 12 times a day. Lately, she feels that she has been carrying porn into her personal life and is incapable of feeling anything for anyone she has sex with. She is terrified of ending up alone.
James is an internationally ranked skimboarder, surfer and snowboarder. An only child, he was raised in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He lost his virginity at a very young age, and has been very sexually active ever since. He has slept with several of his friends' wives, destroying relationships all over the place. Since he went pro and started touring, he has been going on sex binges, sleeping with multiple women at a time. James is into hardcore porn and is afraid of losing his sponsorships.
Nicole is a successful model, actress and Playboy playmate who has appeared in music videos with LL Cool J, RL, and many others. She was molested as a child and raped in her teens. She had a relationship with Colin Farrell that turned infamous upon the internet release of a sex tape. This resulted in a downward spiral for Nicole, who then got into drugs and alcohol. She has been involved in countless sexual escapades and has become a compulsive masturbator, keeping her a prisoner in her home, unable to stop. Nicole is terrified to let people get close to her.
Former Beauty Queen
Kari Ann is a beauty queen from small-town Oregon, who went on to win the miss United States Teen title. She was stripped of her title after appearing nude in the November 2004 issue of Playboy Magazine. She's an on-air host for LND TV and has appeared numerous times in Howard stern's "Tickle Chair". From ages 4 to 8, she was molested by numerous men. She was also raped at ages 14 and 17. Kari Ann had abusive relationships and partied hard for at least two years, sleeping with many men, but never getting emotionally involved with any of them. She acknowledges this problem with intimacy, saying that she has over 800 numbers in her phone but not one person she can call.
Raised in Kent, England, Duncan is a producer, writer and director of numerous feature films and commercials. He was sexually abused for most of his childhood, and at a very young age started an ongoing affair with a much older man. At 17, he pretended to be a Lord and incurred huge credit card debt landing him in prison. While incarcerated, he discovered a taste for straight men, a preference that he still has to this day. This became the storyline of his most well-known film, AKA. At 30, he went into rehab for his cocaine addiction, and has been sober ever since. In his sobriety, he has found that his sexual addiction had become very problematic. He is especially obsessed with internet porn, to the point that days will go by unnoticed as he surfs the internet for pornography.
Amber started modeling as a teenager and has appeared on the covers of countless magazines including Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Esquire and Marie Claire. She was also on the cover of the March 1995 issue of Playboy. Amber is a recovering drug addict, who used to use sex as a means to get drugs. Her sex addiction only fully emerged once she got her drug and alcohol use under control. She went through rehab on Celebrity Rehab, and then relapsed in Sober House, engaging in promiscuous behavior fueled by alcohol. Amber is a love and sex addict who stalks men resembling her father, and is desperate to break the cycle.
Phil Varone is a drummer who has played in several bands. When he first began touring, this former high school geek suddenly found himself pursued by women, and a whole new world opened up for him. He estimates that he has slept with over 3,000 women. A recovering cocaine addict, Phil's sex addiction escalated with the death of his mother 11 years ago. He desperately wants to have a committed, caring relationship, but at the same time he prefers dating multiple women, and feels that he would become bored with just one person.