Is Porn a Threat to Public Health?

Wendy Maltz, LCSW, DST, is an internationally recognized psychotherapist, sex therapist, and author of numerous books on sexuality, including The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography.  How porn influences the brain is very important to realize and consider.  In her article, Is Porn a Threat to Public Health? Here Are the Questions […]

A Neuroscientist Explores The Biology Of Addiction In ‘Never Enough’

Terry Gross interviews Judith Geisel on Fresh Air. Geisel is a professor of psychology at Bucknell University, where she studies how addictive drugs work on the brain. Her new book is Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction.” She reviews the neurobiology of addiction and what happens to the brain when certain substances are ingested […]

My Heart Still Beats

I wanted to share this series My Heart Still Beats from Vermont Public Radio. It is a six-part series from Writers for Recovery and VPR, featuring conversation about addiction and original writing from the recovery community around Vermont.” Included is an interview with Kate O’Neill in part six and she speaks about her sister who […]

Healthy Relationships are Important for Our Health

My friend and colleague Dr. Julie Neal just sent out her monthly newsletter and I wanted to share something written by her team of doctors including Dr Rosia Parrish and Dr. Cheri King on healthy relationships.  I would suggest getting on her newsletter and you can do that by going to her website:  They […]