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Episode #51 Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: A Kink-Aware Beginners Guide

1.00 NBCC Continuing Education Credit Hours-$20

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Episode #51 Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: A Kink-Aware Beginners Guide
Episode #51 Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: A Kink-Aware Beginners Guide
Today we are going to talk about Kink. Maybe already you are starting to feel some discomfort at just the word, or you are turning down the volume on this show to make sure no one can hear.

But by the end my hope is that we will make you a little more comfortable and inspire you to learn more about the kink community. Our guest today is Elyssa Helfer, she is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in Los Angeles, California and specializes in working with the kink community. 

Elyssa is on a mission to help destigmatize kink and dismantle false narratives.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define the term KINK.
  2. Name 2 consent frameworks used in the KINK community .
  3. List the needs that individuals in the KINK community may need support of a mental health clinician for
  4. Explain the history of the pathology of KINK

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1.00 NBCC Continuing Education Credit Hours-$20

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Other Platforms

You can use these platforms to listen to our podcast.

Contact Us

If you have any questions concerning our services, please fill out the contact form below.

Location

25 E. Center Street Suite 4,
Nazareth, PA 18064

Tel: 610-504-7776

Email: [email protected]

Episode #51 Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: A Kink-Aware Beginners Guide

1.00 NBCC Continuing Education Credit Hours-$20

Therapeutic Perspective
Therapeutic Perspective
Episode #51 Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: A Kink-Aware Beginners Guide
/

Episode Details

Episode #51 Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: A Kink-Aware Beginners Guide
Episode #51 Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: A Kink-Aware Beginners Guide
Today we are going to talk about Kink. Maybe already you are starting to feel some discomfort at just the word, or you are turning down the volume on this show to make sure no one can hear.

But by the end my hope is that we will make you a little more comfortable and inspire you to learn more about the kink community. Our guest today is Elyssa Helfer, she is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in Los Angeles, California and specializes in working with the kink community. 

Elyssa is on a mission to help destigmatize kink and dismantle false narratives.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define the term KINK.
  2. Name 2 consent frameworks used in the KINK community .
  3. List the needs that individuals in the KINK community may need support of a mental health clinician for
  4. Explain the history of the pathology of KINK

Additional Resources

  • https://affirmativecouch.com/meet-our-team/elyssa-helfer-ma-lmft/
  • https://www.tashra.org/
  • https://modernsextherapyinstitutes.com/
  • https://www.pinktherapy.com/

References

Bowling, J., Montanaro, E., Cramer, R. J., Mennicke, A., Wilsey, C. N., Kaniuka, A. R., … & Heron, K. E. (2021). Gender, sexual orientation, and mental health in the kink community: an application of coping self-efficacy theory. Psychology & Health, 1-16. Pillai-Friedman, S., Pollitt, J. L., & Castaldo, A. (2015). Becoming kink-aware–a necessity for sexuality professionals. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 30(2), 196-210. Reynish, T. D., Hoang, H., Bridgman, H., & Easpaig, B. N. G. (2022). Kink-oriented people and exogenous oppressions: understanding mental health and related service use in a rural context. Journal of Homosexuality, 1-24. Shahbaz, C., & Chirinos, P. (2016). Becoming a kink aware therapist. Routledge. Waldura, J. F., Arora, I., Randall, A. M., Farala, J. P., & Sprott, R. A. (2016). Fifty shades of stigma: Exploring the health care experiences of kink-oriented patients. The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 13(12), 1918-1929.

How to Obtain CE credit hours:

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Contact Us

If you have any questions concerning our services, please fill out the contact form below.

Location

25 E. Center Street Suite 4,
Nazareth, PA 18064

Tel: 610-504-7776

Email: [email protected]