Does COVID-19 have you spiraling? Then DROP EVERYTHING. You need to listen to episode 123 of American Sex Podcast STAT. Kate Loree, LMFT dishes out practical advice for dealing with Coronavirus anxiety and gives tips for soothing distressed loved ones. Many of us are experiencing PTSD reactions from pandemic panic plus it’s affecting the mental health of those in alt-sex/relationship communities like BDSM, non-monogamy, LGBTQ+ and sex workers who are losing their livelihoods. Coronavirus is impacting our access to sexuality and physical connection too–which is something many of us need for comfort, especially during trying times. Kate also answers the burning question, “Why are we buying so much damn toilet paper?” and the answer might surprise you. This conversation is jam-packed with workable solutions and free/low-cost resources for the mental turmoil we’re all going through right now. With hope, all of this social distancing will actually bring us closer together as a community.

Kate Loree, LMFT Bio

Kate Loree, LMFT is a sex positive licensed marriage and family therapist with a specialty in non-monogamous, kink, LGBTQ and sex worker communities. In addition to her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy, she is also a registered art therapist (ATR) and has a second Masters in Business Administration (MBA). She has been practicing psychotherapy for sixteen years and has additional training in EMDR and the Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) for the treatment of trauma, such as sexual, physical, and emotional abuse. She has been featured in Buzzfeed videos and been a guest on Playboy Radio and many podcasts, such as, American Sex and Sex Nerd Sandra. She has written for Good Vibrations and Hollywood Magazine and is a frequent public speaker. She is currently writing her first book due to be published at the end of 2020. Privately, she has been connected to non-monogamous and kink communities since 2003 and understands the hurdles, massive emotional growth, and amazing joy these worlds can provide. Her private practice resides in Encino, CA. 

 

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