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If Sex is Boring, Maybe You Are Too…

Clients 50 and older who come to me for sexuality counseling  with a chief complaint of decreased libido have often conclude before they arrive that their disinterest in sex is likely due to sexual ennui. This is especially the case if they’ve been in a long-term relationship. The assumption that the longer couples are together […]

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resh nov. 2015

Class dismissed

For the past two years, I have been amongst the many professionals in today’s workforce who have been forced back to the classroom, despite years of field experience, for a professional “upgrade.” I already had a Master’s Degree in Public Health, but insurance reimbursement for my billable services now hinges on my having a Master’s […]

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The teen is not the problem, it’s her mother..

Messages from mothers calling on behalf of their teen daughters are commonplace in my work day. Mother’s phone to report problems their daughters’ are having like irregular bleeding, nausea in pregnancy, and vaginal irritations. Many  are women I know as I was their midwife years ago when I delivered their daughters who are now my […]

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Dr. Google is a problem…

Every day I care for patients with galvanized ideas about how best to manage their health as a result of consulting with Dr. Google.  Sometimes their ideas indicate they’ve completely misunderstood what they’ve read, are comical, and maybe even dangerous but I do my best to listen out of respect for their efforts. However, I […]

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