Rewriting Sexual Scripts with Lena Elkhatib

July 17th, 2020

Lena Elkhatib is "a relationship and sex therapist practicing at Essentia Therapy, my private practice in Chicago, Illinois. But the reality is, I bring many other identities into my work: Career changer, creative, partner, parent, Arab-American, Muslim woman, 3rd culture kid, Unicorn and Dragon Aficionado. All the aspects of who I am shape my mission: To work with people through curiosity, compassion and creativity to explore, challenge and REWRITE the sexual scripts that they have inherited that don’t quite mesh with who they are and what they want."

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www.essentiatherapy.com

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About Us:

www.aboutsexpodcast.com 

Angela Skurtu is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AASECT certified sex therapist. She is author of the books "Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians," and "Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity." Her second book released in 2018.  Get marriage therapy and sex therapy in the St Louis area with Angela Skurtu LMFT M.Ed. at: www.therapistinstlouis.com

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Making The World A Better Place One Sex Life At A Time with Karen Washington, LMFT

July 10th, 2020

Today's conversation is with Karen Washington, LMFT. She's the primary sex therapist at a group practice in Chicago. Our discussion revolves around improving the sex lives of couples, but we cover a lot more ground as well.

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www.relationshipreality312.com

 

About Us:

www.aboutsexpodcast.com 

Angela Skurtu is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AASECT certified sex therapist. She is author of the books "Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians," and "Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity." Her second book released in 2018.  Get marriage therapy and sex therapy in the St Louis area with Angela Skurtu LMFT M.Ed. at: www.therapistinstlouis.com

 

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St. Louis Queer+ Support Helpline (SQSH) with Luka and Esther

July 3rd, 2020

Today's conversation is with Luka and Esther of SQSH, an organization that provides free, confidential, and identity-affirming emotional support and resource referrals, by and for the St. Louis LGBTQIA+ community.

Luka (they/them), a queer non-binary Singaporean immigrant, founded the St. Louis Queer+ Support Helpline using a $5,000 grant and their prior experience working on a sexual assault helpline and volunteering at The Trevor Project. Born and raised in Singapore, a highly homophobic and transphobic country, Luka hopes to be able to immigrate to the United States.

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Esther: (she/her) is a trans woman, social work student and future gender therapist who’s lived in seven states and two countries and has no intention of halting her quest for learning and discovery anytime soon.

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Website: http://thesqsh.org/ 
Facebook: http://facebook.com/thesqsh 
Twitter: http://twitter.com/thesqsh 
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thesqsh 
Mailing List: http://tinyurl.com/SQSHList 
Venmo: http://venmo.com/TheSQSH 

 

About Us:

www.aboutsexpodcast.com 

Angela Skurtu is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AASECT certified sex therapist. She is author of the books "Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians," and "Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity." Her second book released in 2018.  Get marriage therapy and sex therapy in the St Louis area with Angela Skurtu LMFT M.Ed. at: www.therapistinstlouis.com

 

 

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Aligning Social Justice and Faith with Daphne Walker-Thoth

June 27th, 2020

My interview today with Daphne Walker-Thoth is another in a series of conversations I've recorded with people of color about their experiences. You'll notice that during this conversation I sometimes have difficulty even knowing how to ask some questions. I've chosen to leave the interview unedited so that my listeners can hear what it sounds like to have raw - and sometimes messy - conversations.

Daphne is a retired substance abuse counselor emeritus. Before recently retiring, she devoted more than 20 years to helping awaken faith organizations to the anguish and despair of social injustice. Twelve years ago, she spoke at the White House as a panelist on the role of faith organizations in addressing social service issues.

 

About Us:

www.aboutsexpodcast.com 

Angela Skurtu is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AASECT certified sex therapist. She is author of the books "Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians," and "Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity." Her second book released in 2018.  Get marriage therapy and sex therapy in the St Louis area with Angela Skurtu LMFT M.Ed. at: www.therapistinstlouis.com

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Being A Person of Color In The U.S. with Marcus O. Boston, Freebird Sko and Shawn Giles

June 19th, 2020

Today I have a frank conversation about the experience of being a person of color in the U.S. with fellow podcasters. This episode is for people who want to learn and grow. It's not always easy to sit in the feelings of discomfort that this topic can cause, but it is important. Thank you for being here with me.

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Marcus O. Boston is "a 30-something, single black male, that has had his fair share of wins and losses on the battlefield of love. However, he reigns as one that is true to himself." He's the host of the Cognac Corner podcast.

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Shawn Giles is the curator of The Sdot Experience, LLC. She says, "What makes me awesome is that I live my life through my passions and work via my talents."

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About Us:

www.aboutsexpodcast.com 

Angela Skurtu is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AASECT certified sex therapist. She is author of the books "Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians," and "Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity." Her second book released in 2018.  Get marriage therapy and sex therapy in the St Louis area with Angela Skurtu LMFT M.Ed. at: www.therapistinstlouis.com

 

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Switching Roles with Emily Lane and Michelle Dougherty of Cliterally Speaking The Podcast

June 18th, 2020

Today's episode is a follow up to the last one! Cliterally Speaking The Podcast was generous to ask me to be a guest on their show as well, so today I'm in the interviewee chair. We have a lot of fun talking about (and drinking) wine, our relationships, sex, therapy, and lots more.

 

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cliterallyspeakingpodcast.com

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Instagram

Twitter

SoundCloud 

 

About Us:

www.aboutsexpodcast.com 

Angela Skurtu is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AASECT certified sex therapist. She is author of the books "Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians," and "Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity." Her second book released in 2018.  Get marriage therapy and sex therapy in the St Louis area with Angela Skurtu LMFT M.Ed. at: www.therapistinstlouis.com

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