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‘ Bound Feet Blues – a life told in sho

‘ Bound Feet Blues – a life told in shoes’ . I saw Yang- May Ooi ‘s story on stage last night. It’s an incredible story about identity, gender, culture and the impact of hiding/ showing your authentic self. Running … Continue reading

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Boarding School Syndrome . Further study released with more attention paid to females.

Joy Schaverien updates the original thinking from Nick Duffell and has more chapters linked to girls’ boarding schools. This can have huge impacts on how people ‘do’ relationships – how they behave and engage with sex and intimacy specifically. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/08/boarding-school-syndrome-joy-schaverien-review

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Online porn. Is this causing desensitisation? Is this a problem in relationships with others? Erections? Long term sexual partners?

Gary Wilson talks about the ‘Great Big Porn’ Experiment?

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No sex please – we’re dissociative? PODS

I was asked to contribute to PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors) magazine recently. They are an incredible organisation who provide excellent professional training. I’d usually pop my content up here – but their resources contribute to their charity and … Continue reading

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@pacehealth reaffirming there are specific concerns for LGBTQIA Communities that must be acknowledged by counsellors http://ow.ly/J1uZw

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Why does bisexuality need celebrating?

Bisexual- Invisability. I was reminded of this at a conference I spoke at over the weekend, and how much needs to change in there therapy and therapy training world to highlight this. Re-read Meg’s article today. It’s a great reminder. http://learn1.open.ac.uk/mod/oublog/viewpost.php?post=34485

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Intimacy Workshops (with no nakedness!)

Do you want to deepen your intimacy in your relationship? Or build on work you’re doing in psychosexual or couple counselling? Priya Tourkow‘s workshop on Sunday November 16th has a few early bird spots left on it. (Workshop Details) Priya is warm, kind … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse at a UK Boarding School – Film

‘Avoiding the emotional tsunami right behind you’ – keeping busy to avoid it. One of the long term effects mentioned after sexual abuse was experienced at boarding school. An incredibly brave film.http://http://chosen.org.uk/film/

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A different take on testicular cancer awareness Campaign

A different take on testicular cancer awareness campaign. Certainly got my attention. @MrTesticles and @Rhianmarie http://ow.ly/uXSsg

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Stepping away from your ‘acceptable self’ towards who you really want to be.

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