2021 St. George UCAP Rally for Hope and Healing
Pornography: Development and Brain Effects
Jeff received his BS in Psychology from the University of Utah and his MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist. Jeff is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. He has contributed to the field by publishing articles about the practice of marriage and family therapy and regularly speaks throughout the community on the topics of pornography, marriage, and addiction.
In addition to his clinical practice, he has been an instructor of psychology and adolescent development on a university level. Jeff specializes in working with individuals and families struggling with sexual addiction.
Dr. Donald Hilton
Donald L. Hilton, Jr. M.D. graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Lamar University, and cum laude with a medical degree from the University of Texas, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He was trained as a neurosurgeon at the University of Tennessee, and is a clinical associate professor of neurosurgery at the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio.
Dr. Hilton speaks nationally and internationally in the field of minimally invasive spinal surgery, and has published book chapters, peer-reviewed journal papers, and developed techniques widely used in this subspecialty. He is currently listed in Best Doctors in America, and as a Texas Super Doctor and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Hilton also publishes and speaks on the subject of pornography and sexual addiction. He and his wife received the “Guardian of the Light” award from the anti-pornography organization Lighted Candle Society in 2008, where Dr. Hilton gave the keynote address, “Pornography and the Brain: Understanding the Addiction.” He authored the book He Restoreth My Soul, which explores the effects of pornography on the brain, along with spiritual paradigms of healing.
He and his wife, Jana, are the parents of five children and have three grandchildren.