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Pornography isn’t a victimless pastime, especially when considering the role it contributes in the sexual exploitation and abuse of children. In this interview with Jessica Mockett from Save Hafen Holistic Recovery, we discuss:

  • The impact of pornography on sexual abuse of children 
  • How pornography dehumanizes others and contributes to an abuse mindset- Research showing clear links between sexual crimes and pornography
  • Why it’s important to face these issues to protect children.- How awareness can prevent child sexual abuse.

Guide to help children through sexual trauma
Heart of the Matter Documentary – Directed by Jessica Mockett
This is the article that references the Michael Bourke study:

Jessica Mockett is the founder and executive director of the non-profit Safe Haven Holistic Recovery. She is passionate about helping women, children, families find healing from trauma and helping them discover how to be connected to God afterward and live joyful, healthy, fulfilling lives. She is interested in alternative health, and is a licensed Emotion Code and Body Code practitioner – helping her clients through releasing negative energy and mentoring them in ways to change former beliefs and habits that are holding them back. She graduated from Brigham Young University and currently lives in Layton, UT. She is also involved in animal rescue and foster at risk animals and adopt them out to safe homes.

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The Illuminate Podcast is hosted by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT and founder of LifeStar of St. George, Utah, a treatment program for couples healing from the impact of pornography and sexual addiction. Learn more at

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