UCAP : Dr. Adam Moore on Boundaries in Recovery

Utah Coalition Against Pornography (UCAP) will be hosting its 13th Annual Conference on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Salt Lake City. Dr. Adam Moore, Ph.D., LMFT, and Clinical Director at Utah Valley Counseling will be presenting on setting boundaries in recovery during...

Pornography Addiction: Adam Moore on Utah Matters

Pornography Addiction and Recovery Utah Valley Counseling Clinical Director, Dr. Adam Moore, is featured on Utah Matters (KJZZ 14), talking about pornography addiction. Topics addressed in the segment include how pornography affects the brain, relationship effects of...

Pornography Addiction Documentary and Recovering Addicts

Pornography Addiction Documentary: Heart of the Matter There is a screening of this film on Tuesday, September 23rd in Sandy, Utah. The screening will be held at the Jordan Commons MegaPlex Theaters at 7pm with seating starting at 6:30pm. If you are going to be in the...

Overcoming Depression Together

By Christopher Matteson, MS, LAMFT When depression strikes people, the relationship with their significant other can quickly become a confusing tangle of hurt and blame.  One of my favorite things to ask these couples in a therapeutic setting is, “Tell me about when...

Am I Broken?

Over the years, as I have met with hundreds of clients from all different walks of life, I have heard this same question over and over.  Whether it’s spoken aloud in a trembling whisper or silently asked from beseeching, tear-filled eyes, they all ask, “Am...

The Perfectionism Plague

Have you ever felt like no matter what you do, it’s just never going to be good enough? Do you get intense anxiety at the thought of failure? Do you feel pressure from yourself or others to always be the best at work, school, or home? If so, you might be a...

A Mother’s Influence on Beauty

by Lauren Barnes, Ph.D., LMFT Growing up in our culture can be daunting–especially as a girl. I felt like I was always receiving messages about how I should feel, act and look. “You shouldn’t wear orange if you’re a red head.” “Always cross your ankles and never...

Boundaries in Sexual Addiction Recovery

Boundaries in Recovery In addiction recovery, partners of addicts often ask where to draw the line between holding an addict accountable without becoming responsible for his behavior. Addicts do need to be held accountable for both their actions and the effects of...