Welcome to the Sexology Podcast with host Dr. Nazanin Moali. The topic of this episode and today’s discussion is pornography addiction. Today’s guest, Jennifer Weeks, and I talk about the distinction between porn addiction and really loving to watch porn as well as shame around sexuality. We’ll also talk about treatment options and what treatment would look like.
Jennifer is a sex expert and educator with more than 12 years’ experience. She provides ongoing education training for therapists and lecturers at addiction conferences throughout the US. Jennifer’s goal is to provide a sex positive environment to help people have a pleasure-filled and healthy sex life.
- What is a pornography addiction
- The overdiagnoses of pornography addiction
- Neurotic conflict vs value discrepancy vs porn addiction
- Escalation of types of porn due to desensitization
- How common is pornography addiction
- Characteristics of vulnerability to pornography addiction
- Advice for parents related to kids and pornography
- Creating healthy coping skills
- Learning about healthy sexuality
- Sex and pleasure as a human right
About Dr. Nazanin Moali
Dr. Nazanin Moali is a clinical psychologist, sex expert, sexologist and sex therapist in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Moali has helped couples and individuals overcome sexual concerns, including pornography addiction. Dr. Moali hosts confidential consultation sessions for clients and potential clients in her Torrance and Hermosa Beach offices. You can also book a session with her online, via a secure video-counseling platform.
About Dr. Jennifer Weeks
Jennifer Weeks is the founder and director of sexual addiction treatment services and outpatient treatment program for out of control sexual behaviors. She has over 12 years’ experience treating all aspects of addiction and trauma. She is a certified sex addiction therapist supervisor and a supervisor alcohol and drug counselor. She also has as PhD in addition to being an author.
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