Join The Finding Freedom LGBTQ Symposium!

Are you prepared to treat the new generation of people with co-occurring disorders? Learn from 30 experts at the Finding Freedom LGBTQ Symposium January 13-15, 2017 Riviera Hotel • Palm Springs, CA Register today and receive a FREE gender-neutral T-shirt! 18 CE credits for therapists, addiction professionals and psychologists    Join me on January 13th from 10:00am-11:30am for Breakout Sessions 1.5 CEC … Read More

What It Means To Date Someone Who Looks Exactly Like You

Screen Shot 2016-11-15 at 5.59.23 PM

By Zara Barrie on QUEER CULTURE “What’s your type?” I asked him, because I’m Jewish and it’s in my genetic makeup to constantly try and set single people up. He bit into his burger, delicately patting the grease on his chin with a floral-printed cloth napkin. “I am my type. I’m a twin fucker,” he purred, his voice as sweet … Read More

This Is Why Lesbians Are More At Risk For Love Addiction

Love addiction, my sweet kittens, is no joke. It’s a very real thing, and, like any addiction, it can really screw up our fragile little lives. I used to vehemently fear that I was a love addict, and then I feared I was a sex addict, and then I finally concluded that I was a love and sex and fantasy addict. … Read More

LGBTQ PRIDE & PULSE STUDY

This study is being conducted by gay & lesbian identified researchers affiliated with the HeadsUp! Lab at Loyola Marymount University If you would like to be a part of the study click the link below. http://q-r.to/PRIDEandPULSE For questions, comments, or more information, please contact Darin Witkovic at 310.568.6681 or headsup@lmu.edu

Taming Your Inner Critic | Dr. Lauren Costine

Taming the inner critic; where it comes from, and why it’s necessary. Sophia Silva is a positive psychology coach and speaker who created www.sophiasilva.org to promote a positive way of life in which people can thrive. She also has a YouTube channel where she streams her “videoblog” with tips and advice, as well as interviews with leading figures. Her latest … Read More

Dr. Lauren Costine Meets with the White House Office on National Drug Control Policy to Discuss the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Lauren Costine Meets with the White House Office on National Drug Control Policy to Discuss the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic America is experiencing an epidemic of prescription opioid and heroin addiction. Dr. Lauren Costine, renowned addiction therapist and author of Lesbian Love Addiction met with Dalen A. Harris, Director of the Office of Intergovernmental and Public Liaison White House … Read More

10 Signs You Have a Problem With Love Addiction

10 Signs You Have a Problem With Love Addiction and Why You Should Do Something About It. A wonderful part of the human experience is finding that close, intimate connection with another human being.  Many parts of our society are built around stimulating that romantic connection and you can see this in film, in dining, in clubs, on TV, in … Read More