Understanding Sex Addiction with David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW
Montare Media presents Season 2, episode 14 of the Discover U Podcast with JD Kalmenson: Understanding Sex Addiction with David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW
JD Kalmenson interviews David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW, to learn about the somewhat still taboo topic of sex addiction. Questions explored include; what makes it different from other addictive disorders? What are some of the underlying causes? Is it possible to be fully recovered? What is chemsex, and why is it so addictive? What are the best treatment modalities?
David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW, is a clinical sexologist working in addictions and mental health for three decades. He wrote Lust Men and Meth, A Gay Man's Guide to Sex and Recovery, and is VP for clinical programming at Seeking Integrity, which provides treatment programs for sex porn and chem sex addiction. David produces the podcast, Sex Love and Addiction- healing conversations for men who have sex with men. And he produced the award-winning documentary Crystal City. He's on the ITAPs faculty for the rainbow advocate and educator certification program. And he is a highly regarded trainer, both in the US and internationally.
Host Kalmenson is the CEO/Founder of Renewal Health Group, a family of addiction treatment centers, and Montare Behavioral Health, a comprehensive brand of mental health treatment facilities in Southern California. Kalmenson is a Yale Chabad Scholar, a skilled facilitator, teacher, counselor, and speaker, who has provided chaplain services to prisons, local groups and remote villages throughout the world. His diverse experience as a rabbi, chaplain, and CEO has inspired his passion and deep understanding of the necessity for effective mental health treatment and long-term sobriety.