Shepherding the Shepherds: Addiction in The Faith Community

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“Lead us not into temptation…” Clergy, including priests, pastors, ministers, and rabbis, are just as human as everyone else. They are just as prone to process addiction, substance use, or mental illness. As community leaders, the clergy explores the challenges facing humanity. However, they are not titanium-clad, extra holy, or stress-proof. The individuals who preach […]

Sex Addiction Q&A

  Sex Addiction Q&A with Jamie Mantell, LMFT Preface by Jamie Mantell, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at D’Amore Healthcare in Orange County, California:    “Based on my education, training, and experience, I’ve consistently approached the subject of sex addiction with the understanding that it is a very private experience for patients. Sex is a […]