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Episode 13

Touch and Intimacy During and Post-Divorce

May 22, 2014

Touch and intimacy is a vital human interaction and the lack of it in one’s life can lead to deep levelsIMG_0116 of isolation and loneliness; however, the circumstances of separation and divorce can be barriers to receiving adequate touch and the comfort and love experienced during intimacy. Join me with Lia Prusha in our discussions of ways to access touch in a seemingly bleak environment, considerations of self discovery through self-pleasure, the importance of engaging fantasy, harnessing the power of pleasure to begin rewiring your neural patterning for the positive new life you are creating AND…those helpful reminders of safe sex and unwanted pregnancies as you enter back into the dating field. This is a SHAME free zone! Sensuous, juicy and hitting the hard notes of reality…it’s going to be fabulous!

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About Lia Saliciccia

Lia works with individuals, couples and families in the Silicon Valley of Northern California. Versed in a variety of lifestyles, relationship/family configurations and parenting styles, Lia strives to provide a safe space for a diverse population to work through issues in psychotherapy. Beginning her career as a clinical hypnotherapist in private practice helping people lose weight and quit smoking, Lia went on to attend Pacifica Graduate Institute, earning her Master’s in Counseling Psychology with emphasis on Depth Psychology. As a Depth-oriented psychotherapist, Lia collaborates with patients to move forward in current relationships and make empowering life decisions by examining deeper roots behind negative behavioral patterns and self-detrimental beliefs. A sex educator certified through San Francisco Sex Information, Lia works with couples and individuals to overcome sexual issues. She works with a variety of presenting issues, including divorce, blended families, work/ life balance, and adult children of dysfunctional families-of-origin.

About Margaret Jacobson

After 17 years of marriage and 3 children, Margaret Jacobson divorced. The processView More: http://donh.pass.us/margaret-jacobsen and the pain of discovering that divorce was her best choice were arduous. Margaret had to summon the strength to haul her booty out of her ex’s family home and commute 60 miles each day to see her children. Through her personal transformation, Margaret created a well-rounded approach to empowering herself through mental, physical, emotional and spiritual behavior changes. She has a BA in Neuroscience, and a MA in Health Services Administration. Margaret is a certified Wellness Coach and has completed a 2-year women’s empowerment program in the Dianic Aloha tradition. At present, Margaret is Acting Minister of the Interior of YAO Company, a company that provides pure simple Chinese medicine for those who want a holistic approach to health and wellness. Margaret regularly writes for The Mother Rising blog, and the YourTango Experts page. Margaret is our very own creator of The Mother Rising radio show!

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