Forest Benedict is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and certified Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider (SATP). He is the author of the highly acclaimed book Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery, based on his personal recovery journey and extensive experience helping others find healing.

Forest serves as the Program Manager of the Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider certification program at Mid-America Nazarene University, in which he also teaches. He was the previous Clinical Director of LifeSTAR of the Central Valley and continues leading 6 active therapy groups there for female addicts, male addicts, and partners. Forest writes and speaks publicly about protecting children from pornography. His current plans include facilitating recovery groups and intensives with LifeSTAR Sacramento and leading the upcoming Life After Lust Workshops.