Category Archives: Change

A Lesson from the Olympics: Don’t Give Up


As the world prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, we anticipate many memorable moments. We look back on past records broken and heroic stories, wondering what we will soon witness. One historic story that brings me to tears … Continue reading

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Love, Sex, Porn, & Addiction Discussion Group (Online & Free)


I recently became of aware of some online resources for sexual addicts. First, the website called InTheRooms.com provides many free online 12-Step meetings such as Sexaholics Anonymous, Sex Addicts Anonymous, Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous, Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Recovery Anthem?


What’s your recovery anthem? You know, “your” song that inspires you to rise higher and fight harder? A recovery anthem is highly personal. The song that speaks to you may not speak to me. Some songs stir us more deeply than others, … Continue reading

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Are You Being a Victim to Your Porn Addiction?


Today XXXChurch published my newest article called “Don’t Be a Victim to Your Porn Addiction“. This article provides a challenging and brutally honest perspective about the attitude change necessary to beat sexual addiction. In it I shared my experience: “The “secret … Continue reading

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Real Recovery from Sex Addiction: A Partner’s Perspective


The article entitled “What No One Tells You About Sex Addiction Recovery” provides one of the best descriptions of real recovery I have ever read. In her article, Avalon Vic shared honestly about her experience of discovering her husband’s sex addiction, … Continue reading

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Therapy Group for Sexually Addicted Women Starting This Summer


We are excited to announce that this summer we are starting a new sexual addiction treatment group for women. This group will be led by Karen Huckaby, MFT Intern, who has experience working with both men and women with sexual addiction issues. In … Continue reading

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“Vote for Love, Not Porn” in Today’s Fresno Bee


I am grateful to announce that my article called “Vote for Love” is in today’s Fresno Bee (click here to read it online). May it deepen people’s awareness and inspire action. Please help us spread the word! I invite you … Continue reading

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“What One Person Can Do to Stand Against Hustler Hollywood Fresno” by Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP-C


With elections on everyone’s minds, this is a season when every vote matters. While we focus on polls and politics, another local election looms. Recent news just revealed Hustler’s hopes to put up shop in our city. If they come, … Continue reading

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“Vote for Love” by Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP-C


With elections on everyone’s minds, this is a season when every vote matters. While we focus on polls and politics, another local election looms. Recent news just revealed Hustler’s hopes to put up shop in our city. If they come, … Continue reading

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Key Recovery Skill: Learning to Love Life


Recovery is not just about learning to be sober and self-controlled but also learning to live life to the fullest [Tweet this]. This means connecting with yourself, with those around you, and with a sense of greater purpose. Also, since … Continue reading

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