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Why & How I Protect My Children from Pornography


Recently I was asked recently by Kristen Jenson, author of Good Pictures Bad Pictures, why I fight pornography and how I protect my own kids. Today the article was published on the Porn Proof Kids blog. I hope you find … Continue reading

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Dear YouthSTAR Parents (Free Seminar & Followup Questions)


I want to share a great free resource for parents. This is a message I recently wrote up for our YouthSTAR parents that I thought others would benefit from. It contains a link to a free seminar I did last week called … Continue reading

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Turlock Talk on Protecting Children from Pornography – Live Broadcast & Video


Tonight I have another great opportunity to present to parents about protecting children from pornography at Crossroads Church in Turlock. For those who do not want to brave the rain or who want to watch from a distance live at … Continue reading

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Talking to Teens about Porn – Seminar a Success! (And great video)


Last night we had the privilege of speaking to local teenagers about pornography and how to protect themselves from it. When I spoke to the guys, I started by asking them about their plans for their lives…college, marriage, career, etc. … Continue reading

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Dangerous Access for Teens (FREE Event – May 31st) – Equipping Teens to Protect Themselves From Pornography


All local teenagers are invited to this FREE event, aimed at educating them about the dangers of pornography and how to defend against it. Local licensed therapist and sexual addiction treatment provider Forest Benedict will share research on this issue … Continue reading

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Forest’s Story in the Fresno Bee – A Guide for Parents


I’m excited to announce the publication of another article in the Fresno Bee! Look for the printed version in tomorrow’s newspaper. This has the same title as my previous blog article but different content. It is aimed at parents and … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Porn and Food Addictions – A Month Of Interviews (Free)


This month, a handful of knowledgeable therapists from our practice are appearing on the internet TV show “Mind, Body, & Spirit”, with Susan Hill, M.S., MFT Intern. The main topics will be food and sex addictions. Our treatment programs and … Continue reading

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Dear Porn-Addicted Parent


Have you read An Open Letter to My Porn-Watching Dad? Written by his daughter, these brutally honest words serve as a shocking reminder that pornography addiction affects more than just the consumer. For those living in pursuit of the “lie … Continue reading

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Protecting Children from Pornography Seminar a Success!


On October 12th, I presented a new seminar called “Dangerous Access: Protecting Children from the Path of Pornography”. This free seminar was presented at a local church and several concerned parents and adults attended. In this seminar, I shared about … Continue reading

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FREE Seminar – Protecting Children from Pornography


Dangerous Access: Protecting Children from the Path of Pornography This generation of young people is growing up with unprecedented access to pornography. Despite precautions parents may take, it is likely that all adolescents will be exposed to pornography at some … Continue reading

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