By: Robert Odell, LISCW

Streaming video psychotherapy: a longer term perspective

Psychotherapy via streaming video delivery is a small boon in this terrible COVID-19 nightmare-of-a-new-reality. It’s a vital healthcare service now being delivered. My own experience with this medium has some history, going back over eight years. My experiences with online therapy over the last nine (9) years has now been

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Looking at erotic and relational life

I look at eroticism, sexuality, consensual non-monogamy (CNM) and monogamy. I see and embrace their fluidity. How was it decided to focus on these parts of life? Primary drivers The reason is that relationships and sexuality are primary drivers of personal development (and are therefore “stressful”). They both tap into

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Tension (Narratives, Part 8)

Before picking up on any of the many threads that might come from Narratives, Part 7, I think it’s best in this follow-up to go in the ‘opposite’ direction instead. That would be a focus on the single most important concept in adult erotic narrative formation, before tempting any others.

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Narratives, Part 7

Let’s look at different narratives here in Part 7. Each creates a tension that frames an alternate version of reality turned on its head. Normal social rules are suspended. Adults can creatively seek out these experiences, wanting to feel alive and free. Keeping it brief I’m focusing on one and

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