Tag: Intimacy


Couples Therapy with Emotional/Verbal and Psychological Abuse

Therapeutic Issues in Couples Therapy with Emotional/Verbal (Psychological) Abuse Moshe Rozdzial, PhD, LPC*   Intimate partner (domestic) abuse is a pattern of physical, emotional, verbal (psychological), and sexual mistreatment to gain and maintain differential power and control within an intimate relationship.  Verbal and emotional abuse in relationship are part of a range of coercive behaviors […]

Gay/GLBT Couples, Relationships, and Intimacy Counseling

Gay and Lesbian relationship and couples counseling: Are you coming out later in life and wondering how to proceed? Are you dealing with a Gay relationship of disparate age, race, religion, or culture? Are you suffering through a breakup, relationship loss, or infidelity? Are you in a mixed-orientation marriage or going through a divorce? Are you […]

Treatment for Low Sexual Desire in Women

Low Sexual Desire in Women: Therapy and Treatment Are you avoiding sex because of physical or emotional pain or discomfort? Do you want to be sexual but are afraid or don’t feel the desire? Are you pressured or blamed for low sexual function? Are you experiencing anxiety while engaging in sex? Is sex addiction or […]

Sex and Compulsive Sexual Behavior Therapy and Recovery

Sex Addiction and Compulsive Sexual Behavior Therapy and Treatment Do you spend hours on the internet or seeking sex, unable to stop? Do you find yourself having anonymous sex, frequenting prostitutes, bookstores, strip clubs, or unsafe cruising spots? Have you had unsafe sex even after you promised yourself: “never again?”Are you worried that your spending on […]

Anger Management and Anger Counseling

Anger Management and Anger Counseling Do you feel angry a lot of the time? Are you worried that your anger is out-of-control? Is your anger hurting your personal relationships and work? Do you think you have to get angry to get what you want? Does your anger cycle continue after the triggering event has passed? […]

Seven Effective Relationship Communication Skills

7 Effective Relationship Communication Skills Communication is an important aspect of all relationships. Couples that have healthy relationships communicate love and respect to each other. Effective communication requires not only listening and empathy skills but also the ability to express thoughts and feelings without criticism or attack of the partner. Feeling safe to express emotions and thought are therefore primary […]

Couples Therapy, Marriage Counseling, and Infidelity Healing

Relationship counseling: couples therapy, marriage counseling, and sex therapy practice In our culture, we do not have formal education on relationships, communication, or parenting. Couples often do not have the  tools on how to relate to each other and parent children. Many problems in relationships stem from inexperience or difficulty with conflict. Family history has […]

Not All Things are Equal: Dealing with Power Dynamics And Positioning in Relationship

Not All Things are Equal: Dealing with Power Dynamics in Relationship Are you challenged by gender roles and expectations in your relationship? Are you wanting equality in your relationship but don’t know how to manifest it? Do you suffer with competition and one-upmanship in your relationship? Do you struggle with differential power, racial, or religious […]

Depression and Mental Health Counseling in the Gay/LGBT Community

Depression & mental health counseling for the Gay and Lesbian (LGBT) community in Denver, Colorado: By definition, depression is “anger directed at one’s self”.  I see individuals and couples struggling with internal anger and stuckness. Research has shown that Gay men and Lesbians may have higher rates of depression when compared with the general population. Homophobia may be part […]

GLOW for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans (GLBT) Community

GLOW (Gays and Lesbians Out and Well) is psychotherapy and counseling with a gay-affirming focus for the Denver, Colorado, LGBT community. GLOW specializes in helping Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) persons come out and grow emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. GLOW’s gay counseling is based on the premise that sexuality, creativity, and spirituality are intertwined and dependent on […]