Tag: Women’s Issues

094: LDS Women in Prison

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Laurie Mohlman, an LDS therapist and member of the Mormon Mental Health Association, who works with women on parole from the Utah state prison system. They discuss many different topics including how women coming from LDS…

090: The Truths About Marital Intimacy: A Critique of Wendy Nelson’s Sex Talk: Helfer-Parker and de Azevedo-Hanks Part 2

A candid discussion with sex and marriage therapists Natasha Helfer-Parker and Julie de Azevedo-Hanks about Wendy Watson Nelson’s speech at the January 2017 Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults. Host is Gina Colvin and this is a co-production with A Thoughtful Faith. Nelson’s address garnered some criticism for…

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,…

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)…

076: Mormon Missionary Trauma – Part 2

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Holly Welker, a writer and critical analyst, and Daniel Lancaster, a clinical social worker, to discuss issues relating to the mental health of LDS missionaries while out in the field – specifically when physical or emotional trauma are involved.…