5 relationship tips from a couples therapist

5 important relationship tips from a couples therapist

As a couples therapist, I’ve worked with all types of relationships.  Whether gay, straight, polyamorous, monogamous, or somewhere in between here are five tips that can help you start improving your relationship today.  Hopefully reading these tips can help you start having conversations that will lead to improved communication, intimacy and connection. Tip #1- Pick A…

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nervous about couples counseling

Are you nervous about couples counseling?

Feeling nervous about couples counseling is totally natural.  Think about it, you’re inviting a stranger into the most intimate parts of your relationship.  Then you’re trusting that stranger to help you make things better. You’re expected to be honest, open and forthcoming.  You’re expected to change and do things differently. It’s kind of a big…

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looking after your mental health as an HIV+ gay man

Looking after your mental health as a gay man living with HIV

The HIV/AID epidemic wiped out an entire generation of gay, bisexual and transgender men and women in the 80s and 90s.  Today, while becoming HIV+ can still be a traumatic event in a person’s life, it no longer has to be a death sentence.  HIV treatment has improved and there are less drug side effects.…

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