Articles by Andrew Sodergren

Dr. Andrew Sodergren is the director of Ruah Woods Psychological Services. He holds Masters and Doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Divine Mercy University’s Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS) in Arlington, VA, He is an active member of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association and is a regular presenter at professional conferences and Church events on the integration of psychology and the Catholic faith. He also teaches an annual course on psychology and neuroscience as an Adjunct Professor at the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family in Washington, DC.

I’m finally quitting porn, so why do I feel worse?

Amy’s first exposure to internet pornography was accidental. At just 12 years old, she was at first shocked and disgusted but also felt a thrill—a strange rush accompanied by a sense of shame, which told…