The Porn Explosion
How Are Therapists Reacting?
Out of the Shadows
By Wendy Maltz
A revolution in how people access and use pornography has taken the therapy community by surprise. Now some experts believe that an epidemic of porn use is society's newest and most challenging mental health problem.
By Joe Kort
Open porn use introduces a relational question that most couples never face: how to live with the knowledge that your partner's erotic fantasy-world often doesn't include you.
The Heart of the Matter
By Barry McCarthy
Whether they know it or not, what most people are looking for in sex therapy isn't so much a change in specific behaviors as a way of developing a more rewarding couple sexual style.
Journey to the In-Between
By Michael Ventura
While so much about sexuality is brazenly public these days, we haven't advanced very far in our ability to talk about what we find most terrifying about our own sexuality.
By Fred Wistow
Is there anyplace more filled with despair and dread than an emergency room in the middle of the night?
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By Garry Cooper
- Therapy's effects on brain cells
- More proof that client feedback improves therapy
- Energy therapies' battle for respect
- Therapists as myth purveyors
- Is googling clients a good idea?
- When clients interview multiple therapists
- The worst media therapy yet!
By Linda Graham
How to get through to clients caught in fight-flight-freeze mode.
By Ben Furman and Christine Beuer
Turning problems to be diagnosed and medicated into skills to be taught.
Commentary By Michael Ungar
The Business of Therapy
By Elizabeth Doherty Thomas
A primer on web marketing for practitioners on shoestring budgets.
Reviewed By Richard Handler
The Evolution of God
Despite all the evidence to the contrary, a new book argues that God—or at least our concept of deity—is getting more compassionate and inclusive.
By Jo Ann Miller
A wise grandmother, recalling the trembling fury of her own childhood, weathers a grandson's tantrum.