#049 - A good enough body

#049 - A good enough body

About 13 years ago I was involved in a near fatal car accident. And I was the one who almost died. We, my coworkers and I, were driving from snowboarding in Colorado back to Utah to continue working as wilderness guides. I was 23 years old and for the most part thought I was going to live forever and didn’t really consider the vulnerability of living in a human body. As we crested a hill on I-70 we hit an elk, the truck rolled, and I was ejected out of the passenger side window going 70 miles per hour.

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#041 - Called into existence: Our trans and queer identities

#041 - Called into existence: Our trans and queer identities

In our popular culture, and in many of our families, there have been very few examples of trans and queer identities. My first exposure to anything non-heterosexual was reading “Rubyfruit Jungle,” by Rita Mae Brown, in the 1990s when I was a teenager. I can still recall the feeling of reading about this totally “other” culture: lesbianism. I simultaneously felt excited and ashamed. I knew I was like the lesbians Brown described, but I had no idea what to do with that information. Eventually I was able to come out to others and myself; first as lesbian, then gay, and finally the more fitting term of queer.

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#040 - Real Success Story: Interview with Boulder therapist, Karolina Walsh

#040 - Real Success Story: Interview with Boulder therapist, Karolina Walsh

I was interviewed by Becky DeGrossa from Counseling Wise, a private practice building company, about my journey to building a successful private practice and some of the lessons I've learned along the way. Also, a section on the importance of supervision, countertransference, and my experience being an LGBTQIA therapist. If you want to reach out with questions send an email here, via my Contact me page or check out my service for helping professionals to build your practice called Professional Confidence. Enjoy!

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#004 - Queering Psychotherapy Part 2 - Practical Applications

#004 - Queering Psychotherapy Part 2 - Practical Applications

Hey y’all! Thanks for checking out Part Two of this amazing post! In Part One I introduced the idea of Queering Psychotherapy (you can read Part One if you missed it by clicking here). A brief review: queering psychotherapy is about questioning all that we hold both individually and as a culture to be true or infallible.

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