Gay Therapy LA


GayTherapyLA is a private practice for psychotherapy and coaching services, with Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, as its founder and director, with over 29 years of experience providing services for gay men, as individuals and couples, with offices in Los Angeles and serving others nationwide in the U.S. or guys all over the world via phone or webcam sessions. Ken and his associates provide help for gay men to achieve their optimum quality of life in both their personal lives and careers. While a podcast cannot substitute for therapy and is provided as educational information only, these episodes reflect the work done at GayTherapyLA with clients, daily. Your questions and comments are welcome! (copyright 2021 by Ken Howard, LCSW, all rights reserved)

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Ken gives guidance for when you need to break up with a relationship partner. 

Ken describes a personal crisis being hospitalized with cellulitis, and the perspective learned from sudden severe illness. 

Ken gives guidance on how gay male couples can cope with living together too early in their relationship. 

Ken gives guidance for gay male relationships who want to be Consensual Non-Monogamous (CNM) early in a new relationship. 

Ken gives ten tips on how to ruin a friendship -- and how to address them. 

Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, discusses the contributing factors in erectile dysfunction (ED) in gay men, the emotional, physical, interpersonal, and cultural. 

Ken discusses how gay men make the decision to relocate to a different town, city, state, or country and the reasons why.  

Ken discusses gay men's approach to gay smartphone apps like Grindr and Scruff, and getting your sexual and emotional needs met with a clear perspective. 

Ken discusses the umbrella term "LGBT" and the consideration of the specific needs of gay men, and their political and social implications. 

Ken discusses the "gym crush" phenomenon and how our perceptions of fantasies versus reality support our well-being as gay men.

Ken describes how the end of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in many regions can mean recovering from a traumatic experience, with the symptoms and phases of recovery in a gay male context. 

Ken discusses Armine Asatryan, LMFT's 7 unhealthy traits in a relationship and their solutions, as applied to gay men. 

Ken Howard, LCSW, CST discusses improving gay men's relationships by meeting three needs: emotional, sexual, and interpersonal. 

Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, offers three ways for gay men to improve their sex lives: communication, negotiation, and experimentation. 

Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist, applies the Braun-Harvey and Vigorito "Six Principles of Sexual Health" specifically to gay men. 

Ken shares some of the research of Dr. John Gottman, who identified the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" in relationship demise as Defensiveness, Criticism, Stonewalling, and Contempt, applied to gay men's relationships. 

Host Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, welcomes David Ley, Ph.D., CST-S, author of "The Myth of Sex Addiction" and other books, to revisit the idea of "sex addiction" or "porn addiction" in gay men. 

Ken Howard, LCSW, gay men's specialist therapist and coach, gives tips on money management for gay men. 

Ken gives tips on how to deal with your "ex" in what's called the "post-relationship relationship," and how to succeed in moving on. 

Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, gives guidance on how sex therapy for gay men helps your quality of sex life with yourself, partner(s), or others in affirming ways.