The United States healthcare system is broken and has failed me (and many others), especially when it comes to women’s health. I have repeatedly looked to Western Medicine to help with women’s health concerns and the doctors have either thrown pills at me, usually causing more problems than solutions, or dismissed me entirely. The current…

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We all have a figurative internalized water jug that we use to pour over others in need.  You pour out a little water out for your partner, a little more water for your kid(s), for a friend or two, for a coworker…and then, before you know it, your water jug is empty and you have…

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What makes a certified sex therapist different than any other kind of therapist? It really comes down to an acknowledgment of the importance of sex in our lives and relationships, the ability to talk about sex in sessions, and continued education. Sex therapists make clients feel at ease when sharing concerns they have around sexual…

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Breast cancer is currently the second most common form of cancer in the world, and the most common cancer for women. Treatments for breast cancer have become consistently more successful and survival rates for women with breast cancer are good overall. However there are sexual side effects and quality of life issues that emerge as…

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Whether you are struggling with general anxiety or acute anxiety attacks, try some of these tried and true tools for reducing anxiety: 1 – Take a deep breath and pause.  It is a cliché (they are cliché’s for a reason – they are universal truths), but taking a few deep breathes and counting to 10…

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February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month.  I thought this would be a good opportunity to talk about ways you can help a loved one whom you suspect or know has an eating disorder. If you suspect a loved one, friend, or co-worker to have an eating disorder, here is how you can help: Generally it…

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