Pornography Addiction Therapists

Jed Anderson, CMHC

Jed Anderson, Pornography Addiction Therapist

Phone: 888-200-7951

Jed has spent over 9 years involved in specialized help from sexual addiction, he is passionate about helping those stuck in addiction as well as their spouses or other loved ones who are struggling with betrayal trauma. For Jed, The greatest reward as a therapist is seeing people find hope and peace through recovery work and through healing the attachments with self, God, spouse and others.

Jed Believes that as with anything worth having in life lasting recovery is found by applying the correct principles and work, however it also requires healing and growth from deep inside ones heart. Jed is experienced and skilled at helping find and work through those deeper pieces that are often overlooked, misunderstood or linked to shame.

He also knows the road to healing for a spouse of an addict can seem very overwhelming, he is skilled at helping them work through the process of healing their hearts and finding a path back to trust and safety. Jed received his Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in Draper Utah. His undergraduate schooling was completed in 2003 at UVU where he majored in Behavioral Science and Business Management. In addition to working with people who struggle with sexual addiction, Jed has worked with children and teens in foster and adoptive care who were struggling to overcome attachment issues.

Jed’s favorite things to do include golf, basketball, camping & cheering for BYU Football. He loves being a husband to a wonderful wife and father to four great kids.

 

Tara DeWitt, CSW

Tara DeWitt, CSW, Pornography Addiction Therapist

Phone: 888-200-7951  |  Email

Tara obtained her Masters Degree in Social Work at the University of Utah. Her undergraduate studies of Sociology and Psychology were completed at Brigham Young University. She has worked at LDS Family Services, Wasatch Spring Counseling, and the Utah State Prison. She has also worked in residential treatment with teens, youth day treatment programs, social work case management, and international social work. She has specialized in working with people who struggle with behavioral and substance addiction with an emphasis in helping people who struggle with sexual addiction, and also their family members who are experiencing betrayal trauma.

Tara enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, road biking, outdoor adventures of every kind, and spending time with her family and friends.

 

 

Russ Gaede, PhD

Russ Gaede, PhD, Pornography Addiction TherapistPhone: 888-200-7951

Dr. Russ has over 15 years of experience helping men and women discover the hope to recover from issues related to pornography use, infidelity, and other sexual problematic behaviors through professional coaching as well as therapy. People appreciate his non-judgmental yet challenging counseling style that results in lasting change.

Dr. Russ works with adolescents, young adults and adults. He enjoys seeing the growth and change individuals and couples make during his coaching sessions.

He enjoys running, swimming, road biking, and spending time with his family.

 

 

 

James Hewett, LMFT

James Hewett, LMFT, Pornography Addiction Therapist

Phone: 888-200-7951  |  Email

James received his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University in Psychology and then went on to get his Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego.  He has worked with teenagers in a residential treatment setting, as well as an outpatient clinical with teens, individuals, and couples.

James has 17 years of experience working with people who have a variety of issues and conditions that contribute and/or exacerbate addictive behavior.  These struggles often include:  Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and relationship stressors.

James has  seen the devastating effects that addiction can have on the lives of others, both interpersonally as well as on their relationships.  He has a passion to help those who are struggling with sexual addiction, and those who are hurt in its wake; often referred as secondary trauma/ betrayal trauma. James believes  recovery is within the grasp of everyone if they are Willing to Pay the Price!  If a person is willing to build the foundation of their recovery around educating themselves about their addiction, creating a healthy support system, using learned skills to manage triggers when they come, maintaining a commitment to honesty and openness to themselves and their relationships, and a stronger investment in their spirituality,  the benefits will be realized.

 

Jason H. King, PhD

Jason H. King, PhD, Pornography Addiction TherapistPhone: 801-960-2315  |  Email

Dr. King has over 12 years of experience helping men and women discover hope to recover from addiction to pornography, infideltiy, and other sexual problematic behaviors. People appreciate his non-judgmental yet challenging counseling style that results in lasting change. Dr. King is skillful in working with adolescents who are preparing to serve a mission, young adults who have recently returned from a mission, and adults of all ages who are in a relationship or a marriage. As an active Latter-day Saint, he understands the unique Mormon sexual culture, its associated gender roles, and how to work collaboratively with ecclesiastical leaders. He is also very knowledgeable of the LDS Addiction Recovery Program and its 12-Step Guide. Dr. King’s graduate education included courses in human sexuality, compulsive and addictive behavior treatment, and advanced clinical practice. His doctoral practicum and internship offered him specialized teaching and supervision of Interpersonal Neurobiology – so he understands how to retrain the brain’s mirror neurons that become addicted to pornography, how to reform dysfunctional attachment styles, and how to heal from betrayal trauma. Dr. King has also been trained in Patrick Carnes’ sex addiction treatment and John Gottman’s couple therapy lab. He attends the annual conference of the Utah Coalition Against Pornography and is an active sponsor of Fight the New Drug.

 

Clinical Consultants

Elsebeth Green, LCSW, RPT-S, EM

Elsebeth & Guerry Green, Pornography Addiction Therapists

Elsebeth has worked with children and families for the last 16 years and specializes in relationships, attachment, and trauma. She has worked at the Division of Child and Family Services as a family preservation worker, at the Youth and Family Centered Services as their Family Services Director, and the Utah Foster Care Foundation where she trained foster and adoptive families for Western Region. Finally, in 2004, along with her husband, Guerry, and business partner, Collette, she opened the Green House Center for Growth and  Learning, where she serves as the Clinical Director.  Elsebeth enjoys presenting on a variety of topics professionally and as a volunteer in the community. She is the proud mother of six and the grandmother of 7.

E. Guerry Green, LCSW

With a Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Social Work from BYU, Guerry specializes in the dynamics of addiction as it impacts relationships and attachment within family systems. Guerry has worked with the Division of Child and Family Services as a family preservation worker and child protective services worker, and he was the Adult Clinical Director at The Gathering Place before he became co-owner of the GreenHouse Center in fall of 2004.Guerry has been extensively involved with the LDS Family Services Addiction Recovery Program, assisting with the writing of the original Guidebook, as well as being a past facilitator at ARP support groups. He and Elsebeth have also recently been involved with a committee working on a new Addiction Recovery manual for family members of addicts. His (and his family’s) personal recovery from addiction is an important part of his skill set as a therapist. He is married to Elsebeth and they have 6 children, 5 grandchildren and 2 dogs. Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Guerry is a Marine Corps veteran and enjoys staying in touch with old friends and classmates. Tennis, Golf, Family History research and learning to play the drums are some of his hobbies and interests.

 

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