• Explore how porn addiction can be a cycle
  • Explore how porn (like video games) can be addictive
  • Explore technological interventions to help pornography addicts
  • Identify critical treatment Issues for porn addiction

Contact Hours: 2

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC


  • Explore the impact of pornography on relationships
  • Identify common reactions to finding out about porn
  • Explore needs that may fuel negative cycles
  • Interventions “Relationship Rescue Breaths”
  • Improving intimacy
  • Dealing with insecurity, vulnerability and grief
  • Helping your partner understand what porn does for you
  • Addressing triggers for porn use


  1. Define sex and pornography addiction
  2. Compare and contrast sex addiction with drug addiciton
  3. Identify tools that can assist sex addicts
  4. Explore current protocols for early recovery of the sex addict
  5. Identify issues that may impact the relationship and ways to engage the significant other in the recovery process

Based on:The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography

  • Identify and evaluate the impact of porn
  • Assist clients in increasing their motivation to stop using porn
  • Learn tools to help clients stop using porn and deal with cravings
  • Discover new ways to help clients rebuild self-esteem and restore personal integrity
  • Help clients heal a relationship harmed by porn use
  • Help clients develop a thriving and satisfying sex life without using porn