In my first blog in this series, I wrote about the fact that getting a therapist is one of the first things you need to do when you are under investigation for a cybersex crime. I briefly mentioned that you will need a specific type of therapist in that post and I am going to […]
Sexual Offending and Prevention
First, here is my proviso and you will hear it a lot. I am NOT AN ATTORNEY. I am not writing this in any way as a form of legal advice. That’s not my role. My role is to help people advocate for themselves and find the criminal defense attorney that is the best […]
If you are reading this blog, either you or someone you care about has recently been visited by the police and are under investigation for a cybersex crime. You are likely in shock and are likely panicking. After many years of working with people in this situation, I have learned a thing or two […]
The news is awash with reports of famous men, actors, directors, and politicians whose victims are coming forward to report the sexual abuse and sexual harassment they have been subject to at the hands of these people. I applaud the bravery of each and every victim who has come forward to share their painful story. […]
As my therapy practice continues to be comprised of more and more child pornography offenders, I continue to seek ways to prevent others from becoming exposed to or involved with child pornography. From Unexpected Places Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting a young man who introduced me to yet another way in which people […]
For more than a week, I’ve been considering whether to write about the new feature of first person sex with a prostitute in Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA 5). I feel that seeing this through the lens of a therapist that works with child pornography offenders allows me unique insight.
Updates from IITAP Working with Betrayal in Couples Every year a portion of the 1800 Certified Sex Addiction Therapists gather outside Phoenix, Arizona for the annual conference. This February was the 9th annual conference. Though I have been a CSAT since 2009, this was my first trip to the conference. As such, I thought I […]
Last night one of my long term recovery groups began the first week of Brene Brown’s Connections Curriculum; a 23-minute video of Brene discussing Shame, Empathy, and Vulnerability. We have used her Shame Resilience workin our program for years. Yet, I never cease to be amazed at the reactions to the initial video.