From Crisis to Connection: Forest Benedict - The power of group therapy - Episode 30Jan 31, 2019
This episode features an interview with Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP where we discuss group therapy for treatment of pornography / sexual addiction and betrayal trauma. In this episode, we discuss:
- Why group treatment is often difficult for people- The definition of group therapy and how it works- How group therapy helps people heal their attachment wounds- The different types of therapy groups- How group can be a “classroom for connection”- Why group can create ongoing accountability for recovery- How group can be a bridge back to a relationship with God.
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Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, is the author of the highly-acclaimed book Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery (www.amazon.com/Life-After-Lust-S…1487134790&sr=8-1). Forest uses online group therapy to guide sexually addicted individuals through recovery, serving all of California (forestbenedict.com/online-program-details/). He leads sexual addiction workshops and co-facilitates intensives with LifeSTAR Sacramento (lifestarsacramento.org/team-view/forest-benedict/). Forest is the Program Coordinator of the Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider program at Mid-America Nazarene University, training therapists to do sexual addiction work (www.mnu.edu/graduate/programs/s…rtification-program). He is a husband and father who is in recovery. To work with Forest, email him at [email protected] Check out his website forestbenedict.com for additional recovery related resources.
To learn about Forest’s recovery story, click here: forestbenedict.com/2017/03/17/cele…-gifts-for-you/
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