SJVPA General Meeting

  • 13 Jan 2014
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Marie Callender's Restaurant


  • Select this option if you would like to attend the event but do not wish to receive the available Continuing Education Unit.

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Pornography in Therapy:
Overview of dissertation research and discussion regarding the therapeutic ‘taboo’ of pornography

This lecture will introduce research regarding pornographic issues addressed in the therapeutic setting, followed by a discussion of the clinical implications. The purpose of this presentation is to create a dialogue regarding this increasingly relevant topic that has received limited scrutiny via empirical research.

Steve Castro, Psy.D.
Psychological Assistant
Sullivan Center for Children

Educational Objectives:

1. Participants will be exposed to research addressing disclosure of pornographic issues in the therapeutic setting and therapist’s opinions regarding the utility of pornography, as it pertains to mental health.

2. Participants will identify and explore potential thoughts/feelings/biases, both personal and professional, regarding pornographic material.

3. Participants will engage in a discussion regarding specific strategies to address and integrate potential issues related to pornography into their practice.

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