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December 13 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner Answers: My husband and I have very different expectations when it comes to sexual intimacy. It’s become such an issue that we’re considering separating. I feel like he doesn’t respect me. He refuses counseling. I long to connect with him but don’t feel safe emotionally. What are the things I should consider as […]

December 6 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner answers: Is it possible to overcome obsessive pornography use and other compulsive sexual behaviors without professional help?      

November 29 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner Answers: My husband is working to recover from an addiction to pornography. He seems to be progressing but I feel like I’m failing in my own healing and recovery though. I struggle with my sensitivity to my husband’s emotional distance and continued disrespect. To the point where I just want to leave the […]

November 22 2017
The Team at Bloom,

Wherever you are in the world, you could celebrate Thanksgiving today. A time to celebrate each other. Because in the end that’s all we have. And that’s enough. That’s all we’ve ever had. So lets take a moment to thank the people in our lives who give us love and support. Take the time to really […]

November 20 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner Answers: My husband struggles with obsessive pornography use. He’s working towards recovery. What do I do when he has a “relapse?” How do I respond to effectively communicate my feelings?  

November 15 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner Answers: I’m working to reconcile with my husband who is recovering from an addiction to pornography. I find that I’m continually overcome by anger and rage. How do I manage these feelings?  

November 10 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

It’s easy to imagine that some things have to be the way they’ve always been. That cars have to be fueled by gas. That phones are just a way to make a call. And that healing and recovery is solely the result of one-on-one therapy sessions done a few times a month. With the internet […]

November 8 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner Answers: Since discovering my husband’s affair and pornography use I find that I constantly compare and objectify other women around me. How do I stop this?  

October 25 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner Answers: Over the last few months my relationship has totally fallen apart. I am frantic. What can I do to calm my mind? I feel like I’m losing my mind. I struggle to get simple tasks done. Why am I having such a hard time getting through this?  

October 18 2017
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner Answers: I feel so stuck. Am I going crazy?