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 October 25, 2018
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” –Antoine de Saint-Exupery
We believe we are making it better by shielding ourselves from our own pain. This is a fool’s errand, for the pain we refuse to feel and acknowledge doesn’t dissipate from our lacking attention, but rather collects in our heart center with a weightiness that we often cannot name or discern. So fearful are we, of the potential of a broken heart, that we inadvertently refuse to open our hearts at all.
by Wendy Strgar September 13, 2018