Up to Date
12:00 pm
Sun September 15, 2013

Parents, Teens & Sexual Development

When it comes to pornography, the days of sneaking a peek at a Playboy at the drugstore have faded. The internet seems to have everything, and that’s especially true when you’re talking about porn.

Psychologist Wes Crenshaw joins us to discuss how sexual material teens find online affects their development.
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On Monday's Up to Date, psychologist Wes Crenshaw joins us to discuss how the availability and increasing explicit nature of pornography is affect sexual development in teens. We discuss why the impact of pornography is different today and how parents can approach the topic with their teens.

Check out his white paper on the topic here.

Guest:

  • Dr. Wes Crenshaw is a Kansas Licensed Psychologist and board certified in Couples and Family Psychology (ABPP). He has served families in Lawrence and surrounding area since 1999 and owns Family Psychological Services in Lawrence. He is co-author of the Double Take column published weekly since 2004 and currently in Monday's GO! section of the Lawrence Journal World, and Dear Dr. Wes: Real Life Advice for Teens; and Real Life Advice for Parents of Teens based on eight years of columns. He received his PhD from the University of Kansas in 1994, was licensed in 1995 and founded an internship for doctoral students in Topeka in 1996. He co-founded the Family Therapy Institute Midwest in 1999 and served as its director until December 2010. Learn more at www.dr-wes.com.

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