Narcissists are more likely to cheat

Narcissists wreak havoc on relationships, in both the therapists office and the bedroom. A new research study (mentioned in Psychology Today) has found that sexual narcissists are more likely to cheat. How do you avoid getting involved with a sexual … Read More

Fiction is healing

Could you treat your emotional woes with a good piece of literature? Yes! Bibliotherapy is a healing tool that allows clients to live, experience, and practice in an imaginary simulation that the brain considers to be real life. If you’re … Read More

Telehealth leading the way for distance therapy

There is such a struggle for therapists trying to provide out of state therapy by phone, webcam, or whatever, within their license and malpractice limitations. The growth of telemedicine, thanks to the AMA supporting multi-state licensing, could mean the rest … Read More

What is the role of positivity in couple therapy?

Jefferson Singer & Karen Skerrett shared highlights from their recent book, Positive Couple Therapy: Using we-stories to build resilience (Routledge Press; with the Imago audience at their annual conference held in Washington, DC from October 29th through November 1st, … Read More

Racial diversity in sex therapy

Please read this very important article from Woodhull’s Senior Strategist Elizabeth Wood: White Supremacy, Sex, and Ferguson This brings up some important questions in the wake of Ferguson – do we need to be more sensitive to racial diversity in … Read More

What defines infidelity?

I define infidelity in three ways: An outside relationship. Sexual betrayal. Dishonesty. It can be online or in person, sexual or emotional. But it’s far more complicated than that. Where an indiscretion falls on the monogamy continuum depends on disclosure. … Read More

Are you in bed with a narcissist?

Working with Your Most Challenging Couples: Anger, Narcissism and Countertransference met today. Wendy Behary, LCSW, the Author of “Disarming the Narcissist… Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed” gave a fascinating presentation about how narcissists have a hard time maintaining intimacy … Read More

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