Sexual Health 101:  A New Online Resource for Students

Sexual Health 101: A New Online Resource for Students

Young Adults Make Better Sexual Health Decisions When They Understand Their Own Feelings In the summer of 2015, I was honored to be asked to contribute to a new interactive online resource for young adults, Student Sexual Health 101. As an office practitioner who...
Addyi (Flibanserin): 25 Things You Need to Know

Addyi (Flibanserin): 25 Things You Need to Know

October 16, 2015  Getting the Facts Right Flibanserin—the long-awaited “pink pill” for women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD)—was finally approved by the FDA last August, after years of debate. But so far the only women who’ve actually...
Sexual Healing, Shame, and the Religious Impulse

Sexual Healing, Shame, and the Religious Impulse

A Book About Sexual Healing In a recent article in PsychologyToday, we began to discuss a new book, An Intimate Life, by Cheryl Cohen Greene — the sex surrogate whose treatment of the profoundly disabled poet Mark O’Brien was the subject of last year’s film The...
Interviewing Sex Surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene

Interviewing Sex Surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene

      What is a sex surrogate?   And how is a sex surrogate different from a sex therapist?   These questions go all the way back to the origin of both professions in the 1960’s.  The simple answer is that sex surrogates get naked with their clients, and sex...