PhD, MA, BA, Duquesne University

Research Interests

Sexual addiction; sexuality and religious values; romantic relationship dynamics; phenomenological methodologies


For seven years, Dr. Edger worked as a clinical supervisor and counselor at Gateway Rehabilitation Center, a drug and alcohol treatment center in Western Pennsylvania. Since 1999, she has worked in the addictions field in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has been teaching graduate courses since 2009. Dr. Edger has a private practice in Largo, Fla., where she conducts group and individual counseling. In 2010, she published Losing the Bond with God: Sexual Addiction and Evangelical Men. She continues to publish journal articles about sexuality and religious values. She is on the editorial board of Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity and regularly writes guest reviews for other journals.