001: Porn Addiction. Is It Real?

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Podcast Description:

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Kristin Hodson, LCSW, CST regarding the common use of the term “porn” or “sex” addiction within our Mormon culture. They cover limitations and issues when individuals, spouses, leaders or professionals pathologize unwanted sexual behavior – as well as cover more sex-positive approaches that are more likely to lead to the sexual health all parties are interested in achieving.

10431709_10206106588926008_2839527808781803910_n-1Kristin Hodson is an LDS Certified Sex Therapist and has contributed to many media
resources such as: Sheknows.com, Woman’s Day Magazine, and The Deseret News. She has been a regular contributor on the Radio From Hell show on x96 taking live calls on sex and intimacy, has appeared on KSL’s Studio 5, and has been a monthly guest on KUTV 2 morning news. She is the Founder and Executive Director of The Healing Group, where she offers many workshops and services regarding women’s health and sexuality, and co-author of the book Real Intimacy: A Couple’s Guide to Healthy, Genuine Sexuality.

Links to resources that are covered during the podcast:

The Healing Group

Real Intimacy: A Couple’s Guide to Healthy, Genuine Sexuality by Kristin Hodson, Alisha Worthington, and Thomas Harrison

AASECT

Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch

The Truth by Neil Strauss

Recovering from the Trap of Pornography by Elder Dallin H. Oaks

Expanding Sex Therapy and Gina Ogden

Mormon Porn Project


Thank you to Jeff Meyers for the intro and Peter & Mary Danzig of Otter Creek Duo for the concluding bumper music.

IMG_9551Natasha Helfer Parker, LCMFT, CST can be reached at natashaparker.organd runs an online practice, Symmetry Solutions, which focuses on helping families and individuals with faith concerns, sexuality and mental health. She hosts the Mormon Mental Health and Mormon Sex InfoPodcasts, is the current past president of the Mormon Mental Health Association and runs a sex education program, Sex Talk with Natasha. She has over 20 years of experience working with primarily an LDS/Mormon clientele.

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