Category Archives: BDSM

Understanding vs. Agreeing With

A lot of my work is centered around alternative sexuality. That means, among other things, kinky sex…like the stuff from Fifty Shades of Grey. (Note: I use that example because of its popularity. I am very much not a fan … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Bondage

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about bondage. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Reblog – The 8 Most Misunderstood Things About BDSM

I just read a great article about BDSM thanks to  fellow Sex Geek Hercules Liotard, a sex educator from Los Angeles. The The 8 Most Misunderstood Things About BDSM is from the blog Slut, Phd. I thought this post deserves its own place … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: The Difference Between BDSM and Abuse

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I the difference between BDSM and abuse. The document referenced in the video can be found at The BDSM Training Academy – http://www.bdsmtrainingacademy.com/the-difference-between-bdsm-and-abuse/ If you have questions or a topic … 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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Awen Therapy to Present at the 2013 WAMFT Conference

I’m very pleased to announce that I, along with Jasmine St. John of JSJ Therapy, have been selected to present at the 2013 Wisconsin Association of Marriage and Family Therapy’s annual conference. We will be giving a workshop entitled “The … Continue reading

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New Advice Column at MadisonKink.com

If you are not already aware, I write a monthly column for MadisonKink.com.  In a new twist the column is becoming part of an advice column for the site.  If you have questions regarding alternative-sexuality, BDSM/Kink, alternative relationship structures, power … Continue reading

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