by Wendy Strgar May 11, 2013
Don’t miss the start of our new Second Saturday Sexual Health Series with Stanley Siegel, author of Your Brain on Sex- How Smarter Sex Can Change your life. Looking into our fantasy life with the intent to gain a deeper understanding of what we find erotic provides a window to our most authentic self. Don’t miss Stanley describe the ways that our sexuality can heal us and transform our past emotional traumas into freeing, pleasurable reconnection to ourselves and our partners. Although a bit unconventional, Stanley Siegel’s articulate and studied version of the profoundly healing aspects of being a sexual human being will liberate you to be more of yourself.
Stanley Siegel, LCSW, is a psychotherapist, author, lecturer, and former Director of Education and Senior Faculty member of New York’s renowned Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy. With nearly 40 years of experience in the field of psychology, Siegel has developed a bold and unconventional approach to psychotherapy that has led to his most recent book, Your Brain on Sex: How Smarter Sex Can Change Your Life.Siegel has taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Adelphi University, and the University of California, Berkeley. The creator and writer of the “Families” column for Newsday, Siegel also co-authored two popular books: The Patient Who Cured His Therapist and Other Unconventional Stories Of Therapy and Uncharted Lives: Understanding The Life Passages Of Gay Men, both of which have been translated into 6 languages. His books serve as the basis for workshops around the country. Siegel has served as the review editor for two professional marital therapy journals, and his work with couples and families is the subject of two educational videos. Siegel created the popular sex columnIntelligent Lust for Psychology Today Magazine, which is now featured in www.
by Wendy Strgar May 17, 2018
It becomes hard to trust your own thinking when nothing seems to be working. The space between how I thought it would go and how it is going seems to widen in front of my eyes. Maybe most difficult of all is how often the undesirable outcomes around us spill over into our relationships, both at home and at work. An errant comment too easily turns into an argument. I become blind to my impact on people around me, caught up in the unresolved problems surrounding me. During times like these, we often underestimate the power of the choices we make and how it can create a path back towards what’s working or down the slippery slope of self-destruction, which my husband affectionately calls “flirting with the gutter.”
Here is my short list to making it better when it isn’t working at all. Each one helps you do the next one, so start at the beginning and work your way down.
by Wendy Strgar May 03, 2018
by Wendy Strgar April 26, 2018