Category: Sexual Education

088: Two Mormon Sexual Assault Experiences

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Colleen Payne Dietz and Alyson Bigelow Horrocks in regards to their experiences with sexual assault during their college years. In this time, when Brigham Young University is undergoing a lot of scrutiny about their policies and procedures when students report cases of sexual assault,…

084: Sex Positivity in Mormonism – Part 2

Mormon Mental Health Podcast has partnered with Mormon Matters for the following production: In this two-part episode, a wonderful panel of mental health professionals who also have certifications in or in the process of becoming sex therapists —Natasha Helfer Parker, Shannon Hickman, Kristin Hodson,…

083: Sex Positivity in Mormonism – Part 1

Mormon Mental Health Podcast has partnered with Mormon Matters for the following production: In this two-part episode, a wonderful panel of mental health professionals who also have certifications in or in the process of becoming sex therapists —Natasha Helfer Parker, Shannon…

082: Ending Conversion Therapy

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released a groundbreaking report: Ending Conversion Therapy – Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth. Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Elliot Kennedy of SAMHSA and Dr. Judith Glassgold of the American Psychological Association (APA)…

063: Autism Spectrum and Sexuality

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Stephanie Buehler on the sexual and relational challenges/strengths those with high functioning autism spectrum disorder can bring to the table.  They discuss diagnostic criteria, statistics, challenges and experiences marital partners often report, communication dynamics and…

062: Helping Sexual Assault Victims

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Donna Kelly, a Utah state prosecutor who has expertise in trying cases dealing with sexual assault and domestic violence.  She has helped develop trauma-informed protocol to help law enforcement and other professionals address victims in appropriate,…