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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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As Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, we learn in our training that it can take couples on average 7 years to get help. This is similar to how long it may take to start sex therapy, although sometimes it might take even longer! Don’t make the same mistake. Sure, it can be nerve racking to…

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Sexual Education Resources that Influenced me in Becoming a Sex Therapist By: Zanna Haney M.A., LPC-Intern, Supervised by Heather McPherson M.A., LPC-S, LMFT-S, CST  One of the questions I often get asked is why I decided to become a therapist, and even more so why I decided to become a sex therapist.  How I became a…

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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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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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By: Zanna Haney M.A., LPC-Intern, Supervised by Heather McPherson M.A, LPC-S, LMFT-S, CST This is a time when everything is moving to online platforms and digital media. This is something that we are accustomed to in other areas of our life, especially in the era of social media. However, it’s not something that many are…

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