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 [...]

By |2020-07-10T15:58:33+00:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, Individual Counseling, LGBTQIA+, Sexual Wellness|

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 [...]

By |2020-05-14T20:09:26+00:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: LGBTQIA+|

Is an open relationship for you?

Is an Open Relationship for You? More than one in five Americans engages in a consensual, non-monogamous relationship, also known as an open relationship.An open relationship is one in which two people in an ongoing relationship are not exclusive with one another and agree to the possibility of having a relationship [...]

By |2020-04-15T18:24:20+00:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, LGBTQIA+|

We Are Still Open and Here to Help You – Telehealth Services are Available

We Are Still Open and Here to Help You —Telehealth Services are Available At The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health and Joe Kort and Associates, our team is committed to providing you uninterrupted care, support and services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We will remain open to see you. We [...]

By |2020-04-21T18:43:17+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, Covid19, Individual Counseling, LGBTQIA+, Sexual Wellness|

White Ribbon campaign tells only one side of pornography story

White Ribbon campaign tells only one side of pornography story November 01, 2019 For the fourth consecutive year, the National WRAP campaign kicked off on the last Sunday in October, and supporters loudly began expressing their anti-pornography cries with the symbolic white ribbon (for decency) and plenty of unfounded evidence. WRAP [...]

By |2020-03-05T16:03:32+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, Individual Counseling, LGBTQIA+, Sexual Wellness|

Consensual Non-Monogamy: What Is This New Label?

Consensual Non-Monogamy: What Is This New Label? During a recent podcast, I interviewed David Singer, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and a poly- and kink-aware professional who practices in Los Angeles, California. He specializes in working with people practicing or exploring consensual non-monogamy, those involved in kink and power-exchange relationships, [...]

By |2020-03-05T16:03:32+00:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Couples Counseling, LGBTQIA+, Sexual Wellness|

Grow Your Guru Interview with Dr. Joe Kort

Grow Your Guru Interview with Dr. Joe Kort Couples need two conversations - the relationship conversation and the sexual conversation. If sexual health improves in a relationship, this doesn't mean the relationship's health improves. Couples need to discuss these topics in tandem. Learn more about Dr. Joe Kort's work as [...]

By |2020-03-05T17:50:43+00:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Couples Counseling, Individual Counseling, LGBTQIA+, Sexual Wellness|
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