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Talking about sex can be scary enough, but talking about masturbation? Many sex therapists even shy away from it. Masturbation is deeply personal, intimate, and for some people an activity that you never admit to doing. Of course, there are some people that never touch themselves for self pleasure and that can be for all…

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Why do we cheat? Why do happy people cheat? What does infidelity mean to you? Why do we always think that Men cheat out of boredom and fear of intimacy, but women cheat out of hunger and desire for intimacy?  Esther Perel has been working with couples for 20+ years, and has seen many couples…

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Austin couples therapist, Breanna Ansley shares a few details about her life as a sex therapist in Texas. Brenna also has experience seeing clients in rural areas in Texas in online therapy. Here are some of her influential media resources that have helped her along in her journey. Books recommended by our Austin Sex Therapist A few books…

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Our Respark Founder, Heather McPherson LPC-S, LMFT-S, CST was recently interviewed in Bravo. The article was centered on Denis Richards disclosing personal details from happy endings to penis size and cheating. Below are a few questions Heather was asked by Bravo. How can you have a sexy long distance relationship? If you are in a…

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Getting to know Respark Austin Therapist, Evelyn Hill Evelyn’s Bucket List Respark Austin Therapist, Evelyn has several bucket list items. First, she wants to do a tour of Europe. She has a lot of ancestry throughout the European countries and she would love to just go country hopping. She loves exploring history and culture. The second…

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You know that book, 1000 Places to See Before you Die? Our Austin Sex Therapist at Respark, Zanna Haney, has several of those places in ming. Before Zanna dies she wants to take a cross country road trip with a large group of friends in a van or an RV and travel across the U.S. She…

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Our founder, Heather McPherson, LPC-S, LMFT-S, CST collaborated and contributed on a journal article published in the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists’ Magazine, The Therapist, in their September/October 2016 issue. The article is entitled How The Concepts of “Sex Addiction” and “Porn Addiction” are Failing Our Clients.   Contact us to schedule an appointment 512-537-0922.

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What makes Respark unique? by Jehree Anderson and Heather McPherson Respark is a therapeutic group practice with offices in Denver, Colorado and Austin, Texas. We see clients from all different corners of those states through online therapy.  Our couples therapists, individual therapists, and sex therapists are all down to earth, easy to talk with and…

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A couple years ago Heather McPherson LPC-S, LMFT-S, CST interviewed Dr. David Ley, CSTS through the training organization, the Sexual Health Alliance discussing “Sex Addiction.” Below Dr. Ley discusses the position statement by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). 1. Where did the idea of “sex addiction” come from? Sex addiction is truly a…

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