In the News:
Refinery 29, Kasandra Brabaw, 2/09/2018. So You’ve Fallen In Love With Your Best Friend… Now What?
The Psychology in Seattle Podcast, 2/14/2018
The Ron and Don Show, 97.3 KIRO Seattle, 2/17/2015
The Seattle Weekly, 2/14/2013
Relationship Reality Radio, 10/07/2012
The New Day Northwest show, 2/15/12:
Seattle P-I, Monday, 2/14/11:
Seattle P-I, Monday, 2/14/11:
Repost of Seattle PI article, Monday, 2/14/2011
Q13Fox, Sunday, 2/13/2011:
The Ron and Don Show, 2/24/11:
The Marty Riemer Show, 2/25/2011:
The Marty Riemer Show, 3/24/2011:
The Marty Riemer Show, 4/07/2011:
The Marty Riemer Show, 4/28/2011:
UW TV’s Double Shot 4/29/2011:
http://www.seattleu.edu/caps/Inner.aspx?id=18958 The Seattle Unversity page for psychotherapy resources, etc., in the Seattle area.
http://ncptsd.va.gov/ncmain/index.jsp This is a resource for veterans who are coping with PTSD. This website also has great information on coping with trauma from natural disasters and survivors of sexual assault. A great starting point for locating other resources.
1-800-FYI-CALL: This is the toll-free phone number for the National Center for Victims of Crime, which offers information and referrals.
http://nimh.nih.gov/ The website for the National Institute of Mental Health, which is a more general website. Look at the mental health topics page for more information about other disorders that sometimes co-occur with PTSD.
http://rainn.org/ The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network. A great resource for survivors, with links to information about PTSD under the Get Info section.
http://www.leg.wa.gov/legislature This is the link to the Washington State Legislature homepage. This is a great resource for people who are interested in contacting their senators or representatives to get involved on a political level. Check out the search option on top to look for relevant bills and laws on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, sexual assault, etc.
PsychologyToday.com Lots of articles about psychology and psychotherapy. The TherapistFinder directory is also a great way to find a therapy provider!
http://www.tm.org/resource-pages/62-posttraumatic-stress-disorder This is a great website describing symptoms and treatment of PTSD, specifically the benefits of meditation for survivors of PTSD.
http://www.seattlechildrens.org/our_services/psychiatry_and_behavioral_medicine/default.asp This is the link to Seattle Children’s Hospital Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine page. If you scroll down on the page you’ll find links to community resources.
http://sexualhealth.com/ The Sexual Health Network. Good, basic information about sexual health, STDs, sexuality at disabilities, etc.
http://www.aumyogatherapy.net/ The website of Shawn Jezerinac, a local Phoenix Rising yoga therapist, who helps people access their memories and emotions through their bodies so that they can take action in their everyday lives and heal.
http://www.wpath.org/The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), is a professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.
http://www.skcds.org/for-the-community/general/clinics-and-programs-providing-reduced-cost-dental-care/ The Seattle King County Dental Society’s listing for low-cost dental clinics
Resources for stalking survivors:
NCVC.org This is the National Center for Victims of Crime website. Look for the Stalking Resource Center link on the lefthand side of the main page.
Witnessjustice.org Help and healing for victims of violence. This website had a lot of great information, on how to support a survivor, on maintaining good self-care in the aftermath, etc. Check out the link on Justice Systems for info on how cases proceed in court.
crime.about.com/od/women/a/stalking_laws.htm This is a master page which has links to stalking laws by state.
Resources about Polyamory and Kinky-Identified people:
http://sexuality.org/ This is a great website to start at if you have questions about terminology. Also great list of resources. The advice about online dating on the “Matchmaking” link is good advice for anyone venturing into using dating websites.
http://www.polyamory.org/~joe/polypaper.htm A website with information about the different types of polyamorous relationships.
http://www.ncsfreedom.org/ The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. Check out the Kink-Aware Professionals list in case you are looking for a sex-positive lawyer, therapist, etc.
http://www.polychromatic.com/ A great resource about polyamory. There’s a listing of poly-friendly professionals on this website as well.
http://www.sexpositiveculture.org/ The site for the Center for Sex Positive Culture. A great local resource.
http://www.serolynne.com/poly_jealousy.htm A great article by a poly blogger named Serolynne about polyamory and jealousy. Jealousy is a universal emotion, so the ideas in this article might be useful to monogamous people as well!
http://practicalpolyamory.blogspot.com This is a great website of resources for poly people.
Books on/for Polyamory and Kinky-Identified people:
http://www.sexatdawn.com/ Sex At Dawn is a very informative book about how evolutionary biology and contemporary anthropology are shaping the debate between monogamy and non-monogamy in humans. A must read for anyone who is interested in human sexuality or anthropology.
http://www.greenerypress.com/es.htm The Ethical Slut is a book exploring basic guidelines of polyamory. Good for anyone who is interested in thinking about shedding new light on their love/sex life, poly or not.
Resources for Transgendered People:
http://www.opm.gov/diversity/Transgender/Guidance.asp US Office of Personnel website, has guidelines on how to treat transgendered people in the workplace.
http://www.transitioningfamilies.org/childrens_faq.html A great resource for families of transgendered children and youth.
http://www.transkidspurplerainbow.org/ Another great resource regarding transgendered kids.
General Sexuality Resources:
http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/services/KI_presents.html Kinsey Institute Presents: Conversations About Sex Research