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It is okay to talk about your paraphilia … but choose a trained therapist

It is okay to talk about your paraphilia... but choose a trained therapist Paraphilias are intense sexual arousals to certain situations, objects, individuals or behaviors. Years ago, it was popular to consider paraphilia as perversions, but, with more research, we have learned they can be part of an average person's sexual repertoire. They become [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, Individual Counseling, LGBTQIA+, Sexual Wellness|Comments Off on It is okay to talk about your paraphilia … but choose a trained therapist

Changing your thoughts = changing your behavior

Changing your thoughts = changing your behavior Cognitive behavioral therapy can work! If you are depressed, do you make yourself a stiff drink to cope? If you are stressed, do you smoke a joint in hopes it will help? If you worry too much, do you search the medicine cabinet for a pill to [...]

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, Covid19, Sexual Wellness|Comments Off on Changing your thoughts = changing your behavior

You can maintain your relationship during COVID-19

You Can Maintain Your Relationship During COVID-19 Rita Clark, LMSW, therapist with The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health, was featured in an article on “Mental health and marriage: How to maintain your relationship during the COVID-19 crisis,” which was published in the May 20 issue of Michigan Chronicle. Here is an excerpt from the article. [...]

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, Covid19, Sexual Wellness|Comments Off on You can maintain your relationship during COVID-19

Do I really want to be in a relationship?

Do I really want to be in a relationship? As a therapist who works frequently with individuals and couples, sometimes clients will ask me, “Do I really want to be in a relationship?” Our culture teaches us from childhood that the norm is to find a partner, get married, buy a house, settle down [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: LGBTQIA+|Comments Off on Do I really want to be in a relationship?

COVID-19: How to cope when you’re cooped up

COVID-19: How to cope when you’re cooped up No doubt about it—we’re living in frightening times, times few of us have ever before experienced. The world has changed overnight, it seems, and, unless you’ve been living with your head in the sand, we are facing a serious public health crisis.  As a [...]

By |April 15th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, Covid19, Individual Counseling|Comments Off on COVID-19: How to cope when you’re cooped up