Protect Children is a non-governmental not-for-profit organization, based out of Finland that recently published the results of their survey related to the ReDirection Project.
I have long been a fan of Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages book. I have suggested the book to client’s countless times. Therefore, when I saw that he and Jennifer Thomas had written a similar book relating to apologies, I was eager to read it and see if it might be just as helpful to […]
For a number of years, I have subscribed to the Wall Street Journal. Not because I actually have interest in Wall Street or investing, but because I have found that by following the business of technology, I can often have up to date information on the ways that technology can be abused in the realm […]
Unlike the splashy news headlines, when Ashley Madison was hacked and user data was released, rather quietly this week, Grindr made the news. I saw the article in the Wall Street Journal and similar articles were published by other news sources, but mostly by those who specialize in tech or data. The Background As someone who […]
After years in this field, those of us who treat problematic sexual behavior still hear from colleagues that they do not believe that sex addiction is real. Worse yet, those of us who treat it have been accused of simply being in it for the money. I have a good laugh at that one. However, […]
Therapists who work with problematic sexual behavior often say, me included, that we are worried about kids being exposed to pornography at an early age or are using pornography as a means of sexual education. Anecdotally, we know that young children have access to pornography of any theme, including violent pornography, child pornography, etc., and […]
As someone who works with individuals who struggle with problematic pornography use, I see firsthand how this can cause disruption in relationships. Therapists have much anecdotal evidence but there is not a lot of scientific research that backs up the exact influence of pornography use on relationships.
So this book is a great introduction to how individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are affected by sexuality exploration, sexual offenses and the ramifications of therapists practicing outside of their scope.
While there are many articles in the news and troves of internet articles relating to the pornography epidemic or pornography as a public health crisis, there are relatively few scientific studies to back up those assertions
As a member of the professional community that works with Minor Attracted Persons as well as individuals who have committed sex crimes, I was immediately aware of the controversy surrounding Dr. Allyn Walker and the publication of their book A Long Dark Shadow: Minor-Attracted People and Their Pursuit of Dignity.