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THE SESSIONS: 10 Things You Can Learn From a Sex Surrogate

THE SESSIONS, starring Helen Hunt (Cheryl Cohen Greene), John Hawkes (Mark O'Brien) and William H. Macy (Father Brendan) is a movie based on the real life story of Mark O’Brien. At the ripe age of 38 and still a virgin, O’Brien, paralyzed from the neck down and living in an iron lung since a ...

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THE SESSIONS: 10 Things You Can Learn From a Sex Surrogate

THE SESSIONS, starring Helen Hunt (Cheryl Cohen Greene), John Hawkes (Mark O'Brien) and William H. Macy (Father Brendan) is a movie based on the real life story of Mark O’Brien. At the ripe age of 38 and still a virgin, O’Brien, paralyzed from the neck down and living in an iron lung since a ...

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THE SESSIONS: Made in the Image of God

The Oscar contender, THE SESSIONS, starring Helen Hunt (Cheryl Cohen Greene), John Hawkes (Mark O'Brien) and William H. Macy (Father Brendan) deals head on with human sexuality and disability in all their complexities. The movie tells the story of Mark O'Brien, a 38-year-old Catholic virgin who has spent ...

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Tantric Sex: A Different Perspective

Many of us were taught before we became disabled or in adolescence that sex entails excitement that grows more and more intense until it results in a climax. The goal is usually seen as orgasm and the release of pent-up sexual tension. We learned about sex in a culture that treats it as sinful and ...

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New Film Begs Question: What Is A Sexual Surrogate?!

The film "The Sessions," starring Helen Hunt, is inspiring a lot of curiosity. People keep asking me, "What exactly is a sexual surrogate?" A sexual surrogate or surrogate partner therapist (SPT) is a person who works with clients to overcome ...

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Articles by Dr. Mitchell Tepper
Make A Move

THE SESSIONS: 10 Things You Can Learn From a Sex Surrogate

Guilt, shame, fear, and feeling unlovable can all fuel anxiety over sex but these are treatable.

Make A Move

THE SESSIONS: 10 Things You Can Learn From a Sex Surrogate

Guilt, shame, fear, and feeling unlovable can all fuel anxiety over sex but these are treatable.

Inspired

THE SESSIONS: Made in the Image of God

To love and be loved, physically and emotionally, is to be both fully human and in the image of God

Inspired

Tantric Sex: A Different Perspective

Tantric sex provides an alternative way to experience sexual pleasure and bring new meaning to sex.

New Film Begs Question: What Is A Sexual Surrogate?! [EXPERT]

New Film Begs Question: What Is A Sexual Surrogate?!

Helen Hunt plays a sexual surrogate in "The Sessions," but this is not your ordinary sex therapy.

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