Mark Kastleman



MARK KASTLEMAN is a Board Certified Clinical Chaplain and Pastoral Counselor with a specialty in addiction recovery and behavior change. For the last 18 years, Mark has focused on providing hope and a path to healing for: men battling with pornography and sexual addiction; wives who bear the heavy burden of betrayal trauma; and couples striving to save their marriages. Mark’s intensive, compassionate counseling program Reclaim is located in Sandy, Utah. (
In successful long-term recovery from his own struggles with sexual addiction, Mark has a deep empathy and understanding for his clients. After more than 30 years of marriage, Mark and his wife, Ladawn, know the personal heartache and fallout of addiction and what it takes for both spouses to heal and successfully move forward together.
Mark’s bestseller, The Drug of the New Millennium—The Brain Science Behind Internet Pornography Use, has been published in four languages and is widely cited and utilized by therapists, counselors and clergy.
In 2007, Mark and his team of neuroscientists and psychologists created the online recovery education and support service—Candé Through Candéo, Mark has enjoyed the privilege of teaching and mentoring over 15,000 individuals in more than 80 countries in their struggles with pornography and sexual addiction. As a professional speaker and trainer, Mark has presented to higher education institutions, government agencies, medical and mental health professionals and religious organizations across the U.S. and in many parts of the world.

STEPHEN MOORE is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has a strong background in addiction-related treatment and program development, having overseen intensive outpatient programs in the fields of both chemical and sexual addiction for the past 10 years.
Stephen’s experience with the individual, familial and societal implications of sex and pornography addiction make him passionate about the need for education and intervention. Stephen has presented to various audiences and appeared in local media discussing the treatment of sexual addiction, the effects of addiction on intimate relationships, and the journey of recovery.
As a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), and as a sex addict in successful recovery himself, Stephen provides a unique treatment methodology. His intimate knowledge of the “addict’s world,” coupled with extensive specialized training, provides a fresh approach and down-to-earth assistance for those struggling with addiction and their spouses. He owns Ascension Counseling in American Fork, Utah, a private practice focusing exclusively on sex addiction-related issues and betrayal trauma recovery for individuals and couples. (

Where to find Mark Kastleman online


The Pornography Paradox: Global Christian Edition: Why Good Christian Men Can Become Trapped in Pornography and Sexual Addiction—And How To Break Free
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships  » Sexual behavior
Two Christian counselors share their personal triumph over sexual addiction and a path to freedom. A raw and honest discussion about why Christian men can struggle so desperately with pornography and sexual addiction. Based on more than two decades of work with Christian men in the U.S. and many parts of the world.
The Pornography Paradox: Why LDS Men Are Too Often Trapped in Pornography and Sexual Addiction, and How to Break Free.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery
Two LDS counselors share their personal triumph over sexual addiction and a path to freedom. A unique and powerful blend of clinical and personal recovery experience, written especially for those who have tried to break free but keep falling back into addiction.

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