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March 13 2018
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Transformation is possible. It’s possible to trust again, to set and keep meaningful boundaries, to move beyond the experiences and emotions that are keeping you stuck. It’s possible to be transformed into the kind of person who connects, who sees a life of hope and purpose. And it’s possible to become significantly better at making change […]

January 10 2018
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

The new year is here.A new year to make more progress, find more healing and purpose. Progress that can fuel a life that can be full of hope.To reach your goals, you’ll probably need more effective and powerful ways to find yourself, get unstuck, gain confidence and master your emotions.I’m excited that we’ll be offering […]

January 4 2018
Kevin Skinner, PhD, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR-C

Dr. Skinner Answers: My husband and I need some help improving emotional and spiritual intimacy. Do you have any suggestions on how to enhance those areas of our relationship?

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 […]