June Webinar Guest Experts
Candice Christiansen, LCMHC, CSAT-S
Candice Christiansen, LCMHC, CSAT-S is a trail blazer. She is the founder of several programs that specialize in treating a range of sexual issues from infidelity, sex and porn addiction, general intimacy issues and trauma to providing mental wellness support to adults with minor attractions, some of whom are in the legal system as a result of committing non-contact sex crimes. Her global program The Prevention Project™ has reached 50 countries and her podcast The Prevention Podcast™ went viral in it’s first week of launching in January 2018. Candice is an influential, global change agent whose expertise in assessing and treating individuals on the Autism Spectrum and those with brain injuries has gained international attention and accolades by the leading experts and advocates in the United States criminal justice system.
Meg Martinez-Dettamanti, LACMHC
Meg Martinez-Dettamanti is an LACMHC, an CSAT-Candidate, and the Assistant Clinical Director of Namasté Center for Healing and The Prevention Project™. Meg has worked closely with Candice for years in regards to program and curriculum development for those in recovery as well as those engaged in problematic sexual behavior and further still, those with minor attractions who have committed to not offending and are seeking support. Meg is well versed in the legal system and child welfare. Through her past work with youth who sexually offended through Juvenile Justice Services and then for the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) working to overcome addiction, strengthen families, and provided safety and stability to children, Meg has learned the importance of “prevention” as a healthy intervention. Meg currently oversees the outpatient and intensive programs at Namasté Center for Healing and The Prevention Project™, is the lead facilitator of the project’s several psycho-educational support groups, and is active in the global community advocating for the well-being of minor attracted individuals.