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. […]
Sexual Offending and Prevention
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.