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From Crisis to Connection: Forest Benedict - The power of group therapy - Episode 30

from crisis to connection podcast Jan 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 (…1487134790&sr=8-1). Forest uses online group therapy to guide sexually addicted individuals through recovery, serving all of California ( He leads sexual addiction workshops and co-facilitates intensives with LifeSTAR Sacramento ( Forest is the Program Coordinator of the Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider program at Mid-America Nazarene University, training therapists to do sexual addiction work (…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 for additional recovery related resources.

To learn about Forest’s recovery story, click here:…-gifts-for-you/

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