kink phobia

The Kink Phobia Problem

Sexual Outsiders and Kink Phobia Sexual, genders, and relationship minorities, also known as sexual outsiders, are currently not receiving the proper standard of care by mental health professionals. One of the barriers to the development of more educational programs about this population is the lack of mainstream science acknowledging it as an identifiable subculture. This manual …

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Primal Scream Therapy … Pseudoscience or Genius?!

Have you ever screamed … out loud?  Not sitting in grid-locked traffic, not at your partner arguing over who locked the keys in the car, but a raw, guttural, agonizing scream that came from somewhere deep inside you, that you have become totally disconnected from?  A scream so jagged and saturated in pain, that the …

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Maintaining Mental Health During Covid-19

As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic it is vital that we pay attention to mental health. Over the course of the pandemic, fear, uncertainty, anxiety, sadness, grief and depression have become common place. Not only are individuals worried for their physical health and that of their loved ones, they may also be experiencing …

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Be As Loud As You Want With The Scream Box … No One Will Know!

What is a Scream Box? When is the last time you let out a massive scream?  I mean a raw, guttural, emotionally charged & intense scream!  The kind that leaves you with sweat on your brow, your skin tingling with electricity and ultimately, totally emotionally spent?!  Yeah … THAT kind of scream!  Felt good right?  …

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Is Kink Healthy?

Is Kink Healthy?

Kink is Very Healthy! The Psychological community, outside of those who specialize in sex therapy, is notorious for viewing Kink and BDSM related activities as a pathology (Ortmann and Sprott,). Even the current DSM-5 stipulates that Sadism and Masochism are considered fetishistic and paraphilia and implies that these behaviors are dangerous or pathological. This makes it challenging for kinky …

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Who Are Kinky People?

Are my Neighbors Kinky? Kink related activities are not uncommon among the general populous. Thaddeus Birchard, a foremost clinician and researcher in Great Britain, is an advocate for the normalization of Kink related behaviors. In his text, CBT for Compulsive Sexual Behaviors (2015), he compiled a review of BDSM research that identifies the prevalence of BDSM behavior. Kinsey, …

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Why Are People Kinky?

Are Kinky People Crazy? NO! Kinky People are not Crazy!!!! Kinky sexual practices go beyond what are considered conventional as a means of heightening the intimacy between sexual partners. Sexuality is not a binary concept of normal vs. kinky. Sexuality, relationships, gender, and eroticism are all on a spectrum and, as many biological concepts do, they fall …

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