What problems do couples encounter when they open a relationship?

When opening a relationship, individuals and couples may encounter various challenges and problems. Some common issues that people may face during this process include: Jealousy and Insecurity: Feelings of jealousy and insecurity can arise when one or both partners start forming connections with others. Seeing a partner engaging romantically or sexually with someone else can trigger these emotions and require...[ read more ]

How does therapy help with opening up a relationship?

Helping a couple open up their relationship is a complex process that requires careful navigation and consideration of various factors. Here's an overview of what it might look like to assist a couple in exploring and transitioning to an open relationship: Establishing open communication: The foundation of opening up a relationship is honest and open communication between partners. As a...[ read more ]

What kind of conditions can sex therapy address?

Sex therapy can address a wide range of conditions and concerns related to sexuality. Some of the common conditions that sex therapy can help with include: Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection sufficient for sexual activity. Premature Ejaculation: Ejaculation that occurs sooner than desired during sexual activity. Delayed Ejaculation: Difficulty reaching orgasm or ejaculating despite adequate stimulation....[ read more ]

What is Sex Therapy?

Sex therapy is a specialized form of therapy that focuses on addressing and treating sexual concerns, problems, and dysfunctions. It is a branch of therapy that aims to help individuals and couples overcome challenges related to sexual function, intimacy, and satisfaction. Sex therapists are professionals who have received specialized training in both therapy and human sexuality. Sex therapy can address...[ read more ]

Reasons Why I Stopped Taking Insurance

Dr. Dr. K. Hixson  summaries the problems so well in this post- that I am going to share this instead of writing my own post on it.

Understanding Insurance coverage for Sex Therapy and Couples Therapy

[caption id="attachment_1946" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by Shingi Rice on Unsplash[/caption] I find most people are confused by health insurance in general. When it comes to something like sex therapy and couples therapy, details are even more nuanced and can be more confusing. Here’s information to help clarify what may be covered and what might not be covered.   Billing insurance...[ read more ]

Resources for Porn Addiction

Resources for those Struggling with Porn Addiction This a fantastic series of videos addressing lots of issues around people who struggle with Problematic Porn Use. Several clients have described these videos to me as life changing. These are the Youtube Videos. This is the facebook group.    Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash

Working with the Window of Tolerance

Once we have an understanding of the a window of tolerance, it’s important to identify when we are not in the right place and then work towards bring ourselves back into the zone.   If you have experienced a lot of trauma, it might be difficult at first to identify where you are. It can be helpful to notice your...[ read more ]

What in the World is a “Window of Tolerance”?

Window of Tolerance is a concept when we are in an ideal mental space and responding well to stress or sadness. Stressful events can happen when we are within the window however, we can deal well with it and essentially roll with whatever life brings. Ideally, we would always be within our own window of tolerance but many of us...[ read more ]

Favorite ACT videos

  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy uses metaphors and other ideas to illustrate the key concepts of the therapy. Bellow are my favorite youtube videos that show some of the concepts.   Act- Struggle Switch Passengers on a Buss Value-Focused vs. The goal Focused Life 3 Happiness Myth Evolution of the Human Mind Fusion and Defussion

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