Usually, it’s not quite enough just to say, “Hey, do you want to… *wink*wink?” What are some good ways to initiate some sexy time with your partner? As a sex therapist, I hear from so many women who share that their husbands or boyfriends don’t know how to initiate sex well, for them. It seems…

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If you are experiencing pain when having or attempting to have intercourse, you are certainly not alone. According to an article published in Harvard Health, “Millions of women experience pain before, during or after sexual intercourse. Many women suffer in silence and don’t seek the help they need, or they have trouble finding a clinician who…

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Sex is a taboo subject.  I know, believe me. We have been taught by parents, teachers, society, and other authorities that it’s so wrong, bad, dirty, disgusting and that it ought not be talked about aloud. Oh…and by the way, you should also be amazing at it, men know exactly what women want without any…

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Hello. I missed writing a blog last month because, well…all hell broke loose. I write to you from my home.  Seeing my dear clients online or by phone. We’re all experiencing little human contact. Feeling vulnerable. I’m sure you can relate. This new world means that we’re going through all this together, at the same…

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It doesn’t really matter if they’re diagnosed or not (they rarely are).  A person with narcissistic traits/tendencies/ issue may be (almost) as difficult to deal with in real life, so it doesn’t really matter.  Narcissism is on a spectrum and a matter of degree.  We’re all just a little bit narcissistic, aren’t we?  What we’re…

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I recently listened to a few podcasts that talked about stress reduction and thought there were a lot of good ideas.  I have been working closely with all of them myself and will attempt to share these ideas in hopes that you will find them helpful too. Reducing stress in our lives is so important. …

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It is so very important that we all take care of ourselves.  No one else is going to do it.  When we don’t, we ultimately run ourselves into the ground.  This is a healthy reminder that seems to return over and over around the holiday season.  It is especially needed for women, but truly it…

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Microaggressions & Culturally Competent Healthcare As healthcare providers for transgender, gender non-conforming or gender non-binary people, it is extremely important to continue learning about the population you treat because terminology and other things are changing constantly.  It isn’t necessary to be perfect or never make mistakes, but it is important to be understanding of the…

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