Monthly Archives: March 2013

Two Therapists Talking: Maintenance Sex

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss the concept of “maintenance sex” and scheduling times to have sex. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss write us at … Continue reading

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Research Help – Polyamory: What do Therapists Need to Know?

I’m always happy to see more research being conducted about alternative sexuality and alternative lifestyles. Atala Mitchell and Madeline Barger are currently conducting research abut polyamorous individuals as part of their graduate studies at Edgewood College.  If you identify as … Continue reading

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Imagining the Life We Want to Live…

There is a tool that is sometimes used by therapists called “The Miracle Question.” The therapist asks their client to imagine that they wake up one morning and a miracle has happened. The client’s life is exactly as they’d like … Continue reading

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What Really Matters…

It is easy to want to change. Especially when our behavior hurts someone important to us. After we hurt someone we may apologize. Sincerely apologize and vow to change, to never do it again. But how many times have you … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking – Holding a Squid

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss how sometimes people say things to us that feel so uncomfortable that it feels like holding a squid. If you have questions or a topic you’d like … Continue reading

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Being Right Versus Being Kind – Take 2…

Last week I wrote about how sometimes it is more important to be kind than it is to be right when we are interacting with important people in our lives. But like most things, there are multiple facets of the … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking – Backing Into Change

In the latest episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss how often change is often not one dramatic shift but a process of backing into it step by step. If you have questions or a topic … Continue reading

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