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For Teens, Adults, Couples, and Families


For Teens, Adults, Couples, and Families

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Sexual Health

Each of the clinicians at Affirming Therapy Center (ATC) brings a sex-positive perspective and an understanding of how important it is to be able to process all of our feelings without worrying about judgment. We have extensive training in the area of sexual health, which means that we are all very comfortable talking about sexuality and we provide a safe and non-judgmental space for our clients.

Here is a link to the published Sexology research by the owner of ATC.

Archives of Sexual BehaviorArchives of Sexual Behavior
Sensual, Erotic, and Sexual Behaviors of Women from the ‘Kink’ Community
Volume 44, Issue 4. DOI:10.1007/s10508-015-0524-2

Click here to download as PDF.

Other Sexual Health Resources

General Sexuality Information

• Sexual Health Definition
According to the current working definition (from the World Health Organization), sexual health is: “…a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. For sexual health to be attained and maintained, the sexual rights of all persons must be respected, protected and fulfilled.” (WHO, 2006a)

Female Sexual Anatomy

• The Internal Clitoris with Betty Dodson
• Where’s the g-spot? by SexNerdSandra


• Becoming Orgasmic: A Sexual and Personal Growth Program for Women by Julia Heiman and Joseph LoPiccolo
• The O Tapes: video about 25 women’s subjective sexual experiences
• How a nerd describes orgasm by Sexplanations with Dr. Lindsay Doe

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender

• The San Diego LGBT Center: Offers events, programs, and other resources for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community
• Find an LGBTQ Provider
• PFLAG: Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Alternative/Advanced Sexuality:


• Screw the Roses, Send Me the Thorns: The Romance and Sexual Sorcery of Sadomasochism by Philip Miller and Molly Devon
• When Someone You Love Is Kinky by Dossie Easton and Catherine A. Liszt
• The Kink And Poly Aware Professionals Directory
• CARAS: Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities
• Society of Janus: BDSM educational book list


• Designer Relationships: A Guide to Happy Monogamy, Positive Polyamory, and Optimistic Open Relationships by Mark Michaels and Patricia Johnson
• My Life on the Swingset: Adventures in Swinging and Polyamory by Cooper S Beckett
• Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino
• The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships & Other Adventures by Dossie Easton
• The Polyamory Handbook: A User’s Guide by Peter J. Benson
• The Art and Etiquette of Polyamory: A Hands-on guide to Open Sexual Relationship
• The Opening Up website: includes a list of professionals who are experienced and knowledgeable about alternative sexuality and non-monogamy
• The Polyamorist On The Couch: Q&A With Tamara Pincus On What Therapists Should Know About Big Love; Huffington Post article

Affirming Therapy Center (ATC) is owned and operated by Jennifer Rehor, LMFT, CST (MFT 94564).
ATC is located in San Diego, California.

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