David J. Ley, Ph.D.


Dr. David Ley currently serves as Executive Director of a large community behavioral health agency in Albuquerque. Dr. Ley has been treating sexuality issues throughout his career. He first began treating perpetrators and victims of sexual abuse, but began to expand his approach to include the fostering and promotion of healthy sexuality, and awareness of the wide range of normative sexual behaviors. Insatiable Wives was his first book and won a Silver Medal in the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year contest for 2009. His second book, The Myth of Sex Addiction, triggered a firestorm of controversy nationwide, and has led to a growing movement against the pseudoscience and moralizing of the sex addiction industry. Ethical Porn for Dicks, A Man's Guide to Responsible Viewing Pleasure, is Dr. Ley's third book. It was written in an accessible, generally-available manner, to assist men in informing themselves about porn use, and is meant to combat the modern fear-based porn-panic.