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Dr. Michael Barta

  • Highly Trained Addiction Therapy Professional
  • Founding Director
  • Colorado Sexual Recovery Center


    Possessing a diverse background of training and expertise in the field of sexual addiction therapy, Dr. Michael Barta began preparing for his career as a student at the University of Colorado, where he completed his undergraduate training with a bachelor of arts. Following this, he gained acceptance to the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, to earn a graduate degree in special education, along with teaching certification from Metropolitan State College in Denver. Later, Dr. Michael Barta completed his formal training with a PhD in counselor education and supervision attained in conjunction with the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. Michael Barta founded and directs the Colorado Sexual Recovery Center in Boulder, where he treats patients as a certified sexual addiction therapist - supervisor. An active contributor to his field, he maintains affiliations with a number of professional organizations and associations, including the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals and the American Counselor Association.

    Professional experience

    Founding Director

    Colorado Sexual Recovery Center

    March 2008 - Present



    University of Northern Colorado

    September 1996 - May 1999(3 years)


    University of Oregon

    September 1989 - August 1990(a year)


    University of Colorado

    September 1984 - May 1988(4 years)