Podcast Episode 21 – Relationships – Does Looking At Porn Hurt My Wife

  In this week's Podcast, I share my reason on why pornography hurt your partner. You can read more about his on my blog post here:  Does Looking At Porn Hurt My Wife If you would like to learn more about Porn Addiction check out my blog here. Reasons why Pornography hurts your wife. Break the assumption of monogamy Porn objectifies women You...[ read more ]

After the Affair Book Review

Book Review After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful I love reading books that help inspire me, challenge me and change me. I struggle to find books that are helpful and not just the feel-good self-help type of book. Working with my clients, I will recommend books that offer more than a...[ read more ]

Stages of Change for Sex Addicts

Change is hard for everyone, and those with sexual addiction and pornography addiction are no different. No matter what stage you find your self in below, you can make the changes you need. Pre-contemplation Stage During this stage, you most likely never saw a problem with your behaviors. You are not thinking seriously about or even interested in any type...[ read more ]

The Difference between Sexual harassment, Sexual Assault, and Sexual Addiction

            I am writing this blog post at the start of December 2017, while I normally write blogs early much like this one. I am expressing the date because between the day I write this and its publishing who knows who might be the next person discovered with sexual behavior issues. I use the word...[ read more ]

Books on Sexual Addiction and Porn Addiction

If you or your partner is struggling with porn addiction or sexual compulsion (sexual addiction) it can be overwhelming on what to do. Please check out my blog post on these topics and make sure you read Is Sex Addiction Real. Below is a list of books that can help anyone struggling with pornography addiction or sexual compulsive behaviors. Below...[ read more ]

Types of Counseling Therapy

Types of Psychotherapy What is the difference between counseling and therapy? It is confusing for me to know the difference between the types of counseling, therapy and then add in psychotherapy, it is enough to make my head hurt. I hope to clarify the difference. In researching about this I found that first, you need to understand the type of mental...[ read more ]

Effects of Watching Pornography

Effects of Watching Pornography This is not a blog post on the moral judgment of if pornography is good or bad. As a marriage, and family therapist I do my best to stay away from making moral judgments about anything specific. Becuase for me it is more important to ask the question what are the effects of watching pornography in...[ read more ]

How To Protect Your Kids From Pornography

How To Protect Your Kids From Pornography One aspect of becoming a parent is learning how to protect your kids from whatever comes their way. Within today's changing technological world it can be hard to keep up with how to keep your kids safe. Today I am going to share some common aspects of how to protect your kids from...[ read more ]

Does Looking At Porn Hurt My Wife

The couple sitting across from me in couples counseling looks distraught. The women's crying and talking about feeling betrayed at her discovery. The man is looking numb. He knows if he say's you shouldn't be upset it's no big deal one more time she is going to leave him. He does not understand what the big deal is, everyone does...[ read more ]

10 Common Myths about Counseling

10 Common Myths about Counseling Is there a stigma to going to counseling, maybe but not for those who start. For those of you who are thinking about attending counseling for the first time, and feel there is a stigma if you do go to counseling, this blog post is for you. These common myths about counseling can be summed up...[ read more ]

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