Low-Cost or Free Mental Health Resources

We all know that therapy can be expensive, but did you know that there are other resources that you can use if you aren’t able to afford therapy, or are geographically too far away to get to services in person? This is an AWESOME list of free or low-cost apps used to support mental health, … Continue reading

10 Ways to Show Love to Someone With Depression

This is a great article that can help partners, family or friends of people with depression. If you are living with someone who is suffering from depression, remember to start small–it will still have an impact and help! Do You Love Someone With Depression? If you have a partner or are close to someone who … Continue reading

Available now: The Open Relationship Handbook

Great news! My first book, the Open Relationship Handbook, is  available for purchase to read on Kindle and other reader apps. Stay tuned for information on possible paperbound publishing. Here’s the link if you’d like to take a look: http://www.amazon.com/The-Open-Relationship-Handbook-ebook/dp/B00DRIZL24/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374280334&sr=8-1&keywords=the+open+relationship+handbook If you would like to be on the mailing list for this or other publications, please … Continue reading

New Sexual Revolution: Polyamory May Be Good for You from the Scientific American

New Sexual Revolution: Polyamory May Be Good for You What swinging couples and committed polyamorists can teach monogamists about love By Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience 4 Image: stock.xchng/mai05 On Valentine’s Day, images of couples are everywhere. They’re buying each other diamond rings, making eyes over expensive restaurant meals and canoodling over chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne. But two-by-two isn’t … Continue reading

10 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started My Transition by Annika Penelope

This is a great article written by someone who has experienced life in both genders. This perspective is very helpful for understanding what life is like for transgendered people. Enjoy!   Find the original article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/annika-penelope/10-things-i-wish-id-known-when-i-started-my-transition_b_2698504.html   Annika Penelope Transgender blogger and activist 10 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started My Transition Posted: … Continue reading

Lonely on Valentine’s Day? Seattle and Online Dating are a Perfect Match from the Seattle Weekly by Matt Driscoll

In case you missed it, in late January Men’s Health magazine ranked Seattle the eighth best city in the country for online dating. Titling its survey piece “Where Couples are Clicking,” Men’s Health ranked Atlanta as the top spot in the country for online dating, followed by Denver and San Diego. Laredo, Texas – among other shortcomings … Continue reading

National Coalition for Sexual Freedom survey on consent.

Interested in joining the discussion on consent in regards to sexuality and the BDSM community? Have a look at this page on the website of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. As a practitioner working with the kinky community, I feel the rules and boundaries of BDSM are very important, for people engaging in kink, … Continue reading

Great advice from another psychotherapist

Here’s a really great blog by a colleague of mine, Mikella Walker. If you’re a client of mine, you know how much I love mindfulness meditation, and there’s a great explanation of it in a recent post. Enjoy! http://mikellawalker.wordpress.com/

Relationship Reality Radio: Discussion on non-traditional relationships

Here’s an interview I did with Dr. Eric Schneider on Relationship Reality Radio from Sunday, October 7th, 2012. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/relationshiprealityradio/2012/10/07/taboo-non-traditional-relationship-structures  

“What’s in a Chair?” From the New York Times

If you would like to see the pictures with this article, click here to see the original link: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/06/garden/06shrink.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all What’s in a Chair? Saul Robbins Saul Robbins, a New York photographer, has photographed therapists’ chairs in a series called “Initial Intake,” By PENELOPE GREEN Published: March 6, 2008 ANN LOFTIN could write a textbook on … Continue reading

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