Sex & Relationships: [Update #2] A Sexual Disorder ?

Regarding “hypersexual disorder”, here is the last¬†research update on this post, which updated that post. I believe that this proposed “sexual” disorder was in fact a value-laden attempt to pathologize and scapegoat a certain type of human …

Seattle Relationship & Couples Therapy: People Grow And Develop

A frequent goal of therapy with my clients is to shape a new framework and approach to their problems and/or symptoms. One method that I often use could be called “developmental thinking.” This method re-constructs problems in a different context …

Seattle Relationship & Couples Therapy: On Sex Addiction

‘Sex addiction’ is now a commonly used term; sex has seemingly joined chocolate, gambling and shopping as pleasurable activities to which people can become ‘addicted.’ The term ‘sex addiction’ trades on a longstanding model of chemical dependency treatment, and how …