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Let Sex Bring You Closer

Would it surprise you to know that as a Sex Therapist I see fewer clients who are selfish lovers and many more that are too selfless? And by that I mean that they are paying attention to a heck of a lot of things, but not so much to themselves. For most of us, when…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness (with flow chart!)

A blank stare, a furrowed brow and a “huh?” is the most accurate description of my introduction to mindfulness. At that time it was still mostly relegated to the hippy-dippy set and the Boston hospital where Jon Kabat-Zinn was scientifically testing its efficacy. Typically defined as paying attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging…

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Is Sex Therapy for You?

The great majority of my psychotherapy clients, regardless of whether or not they come to see me as individuals or couples, are experiencing difficulties with relationships.   And in many instances, when I inquire (and because I’m a certified sex therapist in addition to a psychotherapist), I find that people are not happy with their sex…

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Sexual Satisfaction: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

A few years ago, I had a dirty little secret. I was disconnected with my sexuality.   Sure, I had gotten boudoir photos for my husband for his birthday. And we went to Burning Man where I wore sexy costumes. I didn’t talk to friends about how I was actually feeling underneath the image I…

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David Bowie and Embracing Weirdness in Therapy

David Bowie died last week, at the age of 69, after living with cancer for 18 months. It hit me harder than I had expected. I think part of my grief came from shock and disbelief, since a general consensus among my friends is that none of us believed David Bowie could ever die. He…

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