182: Jimmy Bridges: Therapeutic Considerations for Queer Clients with Conservative Religious Upbringings

Jimmy Bridges presented the following at the MO/KAN AAMFT Conference held in Kansas City, March 22, 2019. What does it take to be queer and Christian? Clinicians working with queer clients consider the contextual factors of societal discrimination often involved…

181: Jimmy Bridges: His research and conclusions regarding a recent presentation, “Queer Clients with Conservative Religious Upbringings: Therapeutic Considerations.”

Jimmy Bridges joins Natasha on this episode of Mormon Mental Health. Recently Jimmy presented at a conference. His presentation was titled, “Queer Clients with Conservative Religious Upbringings: Therapeutic Considerations.” Natasha and Jimmy discuss his presentation and dig a bit deeper…

180: Thomas Lynch, Founder of RO-DBT Therapy

In this episode Kevin Kloosterman is back along with Thomas Lynch, the founder of RO-DBT. They are joined by Erica Smith Lynch, who happens to be Thomas’ wife.  Kevin Kloosterman, a trained RO-DBT Therapist joined Natasha on episode 168.  RO-DBT…

179: Masturbation, Values, and Kids with Natasha Heifer-Parker, MFT, CST

Natasha Helfer-Parker, MFT, CST was recently a guest on Braxton Dutson’s “Birds and Bees Podcast.” Braxton is a LCSW and Certified Sex Therapist in Salt Lake City, Utah. He works at The Healing Group. Natasha speaks with Braxton about being able to…

178: A Personal Story: Gay Son’s Death after Exclusion Policy Announcement

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Alyson & George Deussen.  They are  members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lost their son,  identified as gay, to suicide almost three years ago after the exclusion policy had been announced.…

177: President and SVP of Affirmations Discuss Reversal of LGBTQIA Policy

Affirmation.org  President,  Nathan Kitchen, and Senior Vice President,  Laurie Lee Hall, join Natasha on this episode of Mormon Mental Health to discuss the impact of the reversal of the “exclusion policy”. They focus on the approach that Affirmations uses: Name…