153: Sex in the Mormon News August 2018

Shannon Hickman of Core Healing Counseling and Kristin Hodson of the Healing Group join Natasha on this month’s Sex in the Mormon News. On this episode, they discuss several articles which include their criticism about an article coming out of BYU Idaho that talks about why comprehensive sex ed is damaging, discussion around the Mormon Mental Health statement that recently was released about worthiness interviews and then the policy that is harmful to homosexual members in the church.

Also, Kristin tells her experience dealing with state legislature trying to teach consent in classrooms.

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They also discussed Caitlyn Ryan’s Family Acceptance Project which you can find here:


Link to Kristin Hodson’s practice:


Link to Shannon Hickman’s practice:


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Natasha Helfer Parker runs an online practice, Symmetry Solutions and writes at The Mormon Therapist for Patheos: Hosting the Conversation of Faith. She also hosts the popular podcasts, Mormon Mental Health & Mormon Sex Info and creates the sex educational resource, Sex Talk with Natasha.

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