2019 Salt Lake City UCAP Conference
Can We Just Get Real? An Honest Discussion About Why Teens Struggle—and How to Break Free
Having battled with pornography addiction from a young age, Mark and Steve can deeply relate to the challenges teens face today. From their own lives and experience as professional counselors, they understand the core, underlying reasons teens struggle with pornography.
Having also found long-term, successful recovery, Mark and Steve know what it takes to break free. Come and join them for a raw and real discussion about what works and what doesn’t in protecting and rescuing our teens. Attendees will have the chance to ask Mark and Steve candid questions about current concerns or struggles and all things addiction and recovery.
Mark Kastleman, BCC, BCPC, is an internationally acclaimed speaker, trainer and author. Mark is a Board Certified Clinical Chaplain and Pastoral Counselor with a specialty in addiction recovery and behavior change. He has worked with neuroscientists and psychologists in developing education and training programs used worldwide to help individuals overcome addiction and other difficult-to-change behaviors.
Mark’s special area of focus is providing hope and healing for men, women and couples suffering from the devastating effects of pornography and other sexual addictions. Mark has worked with struggling individuals in more than 80 countries. Mark’s book, The Drug of the New Millennium—The Brain Science Behind Internet Pornography Use, has been published in four languages and is widely cited and utilized by therapists, counselors and clergy. Mark is in successful long-term recovery from his own 30-year battle with sexual addiction.
Mark provides personal counseling and support to addicts, spouses and couples along the Wasatch Front through his intensive recovery program known as “Reclaim” located in Sandy, Utah. (www.reclaimyourtrueself.com)
Mark’s latest book, The Pornography Paradox: Why LDS Men Are Too Often Trapped In Pornography and Sexual Addiction—and How to Break Free, was released at the UCAP conference in 2018.
Mark is co-founder and co-host of the weekly, online interactive recovery program, “Perfectly Broken Together,” where addicts, spouses and couples receive the raw, real support they need in healing from the effects of porn and sex addiction. (www.perfectlybrokentogether.com)
Stephen Moore is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has a strong background in addiction-related treatment and program development, having overseen intensive outpatient programs in both the fields of chemical and sexual addiction for the past 10 years. His experience with the individual, familial and societal implications of sex and pornography addiction make him passionate about the need for education and intervention. Stephen has presented to various audiences and appeared in local media discussing the treatment of sexual addiction, the effects of addiction on intimate relationships, and the journey of recovery.
As a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), and as a sex addict in successful recovery himself, Stephen provides a unique treatment methodology. His intimate knowledge of the “addict’s world,” coupled with extensive specialized training, provides a fresh and down-to-earth approach for those struggling with addiction and their spouses. He owns Ascension Counseling in American Fork, Utah, a private practice focusing exclusively on sex addiction-related issues and betrayal trauma recovery for individuals and couples. (www.ascensioncounselingutah.com)
Stephen is the co-founder and co-host of the weekly, live, online interactive recovery program, “Perfectly Broken Together,” where addicts, spouses and couples receive the raw, real help they need in healing from the effects of porn and sex addiction. (www.perfectlybrokentogether.com) Stephen is also the co-author of The Pornography Paradox: Why LDS Men Are Too Often Trapped in Pornography and Sexual Addiction and How to Break Free, which was released at the 2018 UCAP Conference. (www.thepornographyparadox.com)