Making Lust Intelligent: Interview with Stanley Siegel
Bring intelligence to your sex drive with psychotherapist Stanley Siegel. He has evolved his understanding of the healing power of our sex drive over 35 years of practice. Learn how to understand your sexual desires as your brain’s effort to heal painful developmental experiences. Siegel explains how our fantasies connect to our brain’s subconscious efforts to find pleasure in our lingering painful histories. Our lust is intelligent when regarded in the context of our emotional wounds and life history and treating it with generosity and respect offers real healing.
Don’t miss this conversation — it will change everything you think about sexual fantasies and discover the healing passion waiting in your own life. Truly, deeply inspiring.
Stanley Siegel is a psychotherapist in New York City and writes a weekly blog on sex for Psychology Today. He is an international lecturer and former director of education and senior faculty member of New York’s renowned Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy. He is the author of “The Patient Who Cured His Therapist and Other Unconventional Stories” (Penguin 1992) and “Unchartered Lives: Understanding The Life Passages Of Gay Men” (Penguin 1994), and most recently “Your Brain on Sex.” He has appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” as well as many other television and radio programs across the nation, and is regularly quoted in the media, often described as the “therapist to the celebrities.”