Monthly Archives: July 2013

Our Discomfort with Sex and Sexuality

The name Anthony Weiner has resurfaced again. Well, it never really went away since he was running for political office. But an old issue about  him reared its head. Weiner is once again being lambasted for sexting. He has apparently … Continue reading

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Exciting News! Harpo Studios Interview about Brene Brown!

I think most of my readers know what a huge Dr. Brene Brown fan I am. I have blogged about her Ted Talks, her books and frequently bring her work into other discussions. I can’t tell you how many people … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: How to be Supportive Even When You Don’t Understand

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss what we tell clients that come in asking about how to be supportive even if you don’t understand or agree with what the other person is going … Continue reading

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Reasons to Look…

I love when clients share a great metaphor or a unique perspective. I enjoy seeing the different ways that people see and understand the world. That happened the other day in session with a client that I was seeing for … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Knowing When You Are Making Good Decisions

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss what we tell clients that come in asking about how to know if you are making the right decisions for you. If you have questions or a … Continue reading

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Once is Almost Never Enough…

I’m trained as a systems therapist. My approach to therapy is that our lives are all a part of multiple systems. Think of your family system, your work system, your friend system as examples. We operate in those systems and … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Exploring Kinky Sex (The Fifty Shades of Grey Phenomenon)

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss what we tell clients that come in asking about doing activities from Fifty Shades of Grey. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear … Continue reading

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