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Gender & Healthcare: Part III

Gender & Healthcare: Part III

Terminology In the area of gender and healthcare, please know that terminology is changing daily and there is no way to be up on all the latest terms all the time.  You can only do the best you can to attempt to stay connected to the community and respond to terminology changes and additions long the… Continue Reading

Gender & Healthcare: Part II

Gender & Healthcare: Part II

As a healthcare provider, I notice where we drop the ball and don’t provide the best healthcare to many people. I also recognize several areas where we can make pretty simple changes for a large impact the transgender, gender non-binary (GNB) and gender non-conforming (GNC) population. Continue Reading

Gender & Healthcare: Part I

Gender & Healthcare: Part I

This is the first in a series of blog posts that will cover several ways in which healthcare workers can help make the healthcare experience more comfortable, safer, and accessible for transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary individuals. Continue Reading

Courage over Comfort

Courage over Comfort

Kimberly Atwood is a gender-affirming therapist with experience and passion on this topic. She would like to help other healthcare workers become more aware of their own biases; how they may hurt without meaning to; while also giving them tools to help gender nonconforming people feel more safe, comfortable and welcome. Continue Reading

Women & Painful Sex: Treatments

Women & Painful Sex: Treatments

…different types of painful intercourse, but most importantly with each of these types of pain, relaxation, mindfulness, and more playfulness are key.

Kimberly Atwood is a licensed psychotherapist and certified sex therapist specializing in women’s sexual health, intimacy and relationship issues. She works in private practice in Princeton, NJ and provides online therapy with clients across the country (IN, MA, NJ, NY, PA). For more information, please check out her website. Continue Reading

Women & Painful Sex: Definitions

Women & Painful Sex: Definitions

Pain or discomfort during intercourse may be diagnosed as dyspareunia, vaginismus or vulvadinia in women.

Kimberly Atwood is a licensed psychotherapist and certified sex therapist specializing in sexual health, intimacy and relationship issues. She works in private practice in Princeton, NJ and provides online therapy with clients across the country (IN, MA, NJ, NY, PA). For more information, please check out her website. Continue Reading