GayTherapyLA is a private practice for psychotherapy and coaching services, with Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, as its founder and director, with over 29 years 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 ...
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Ken gives guidance on how gay male couples can cope with living together too early in their relationship.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
Ken gives guidance for gay male relationships who want to be Consensual Non-Monogamous (CNM) early in a new relationship.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
Ken gives ten tips on how to ruin a friendship -- and how to address them.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
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.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
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.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
Ken discusses the umbrella term "LGBT" and the consideration of the specific needs of gay men, and their political and social implications.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
Ken discusses the "gym crush" phenomenon and how our perceptions of fantasies versus reality support our well-being as gay men.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
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.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
Ken Howard, LCSW, CST discusses improving gay men's relationships by meeting three needs: emotional, sexual, and interpersonal.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, offers three ways for gay men to improve their sex lives: communication, negotiation, and experimentation.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
Ken Howard, LCSW, CST, AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist, applies the Braun-Harvey and Vigorito "Six Principles of Sexual Health" specifically to gay men.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
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.By Ken Howard, LCSW, CST
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.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken Howard, LCSW, gay men's specialist therapist and coach, gives tips on money management for gay men.By Ken Howard, LCSW
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.By Ken Howard, LCSW
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.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken gives practical tips for success for 2021, in many areas of your life, including emotionally, physically, financially, relationally, and professionally.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses the terms we use in gay male relationships to describe functions and roles, about what you are -- and what you want to be.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses gay men who fall in love with straight or unavailable men.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken Howard, LCSW, gives tips to gay male couples who no longer have sex, and practical ways to "thaw" the stalemate and restore sex.
GayTherapyLA founder, Ken Howard, LCSW gives tips on dealing with the stress of COVID-19, how to avoid pitfalls, and ultimately prepare for recovery.
Ken gives tips to prospective gay dads on questions to ask yourselves and each other about the option of having kids in a gay male relationship.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken gives tips for gay men on how to approach sex in the new era of COVID-19, from a Harm Reduction approach.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken gives tips on how gay men who have a much younger or a much older partner can make their relationship thrive for the long term.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken Howard, LCSW, a specialist in gay men's relationship advice, gay couples therapy, and gay sex therapy, gives tips on how to manage a gay long-distance relationship.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses the need for gay men to have bars, clubs, and other social "safe spaces" of their own, which are being increasingly threatened during COVID-19 and social changes.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken shares the Mental Health chapter from his book, "Self-Empowerment: Have the Life You Want!" and its application to gay men.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken gives case examples of how gay couples face the dilemma of being two "tops" or two "bottoms", and how couples therapy and sex therapy can help.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken Howard, LCSW describes how our culture of origin can help gay men build resilience in tough times, and celebrate who we are, and where we came from.
Ken gives tips on how developing self-discipline can help you achieve what you want to do, be, or have, offering solutions to the things that get in your way.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken gives a list of essential mental health coping skills for success for actors, writers, designers, and other creative professionals.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses an article by Elyssa Kirkham on the 7 must-have money conversations to have before cohabitation or marriage, but from a gay male perspective.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken asks you to reflect on your "relationship" with alcohol and drugs. What's the quality of this relationship? What changes need to be made for your best life? How does one get help?By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses why nerds make the best boyfriends for gay men and other tips for gay men's dating.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses how the classic "Big Five" personality traits of Openness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism apply to understanding gay men.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken describes how using Problem-Solving Therapy can help reduce overwhelm/stress in the midst of COVID-19 and police brutality.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken gives tips on how gay open relationships can overcome jealousy, STI risk, privacy, and other challenges.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses how to reach your life goals by making the most of your past, present, and future.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken describes 4 main emotional reactions to COVID-19, and the 5 "coping types" among gay men observed in clinical practice.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses crisis situations gay men can face like discrimination, financial, health, and personal losses, and how to cope with them.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses why gay White men and other LGBT should be supporting #BlackLivesMatter as a collaboration of minority groups to fight social injustice with activism.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken gives 12 tips on coping with life as a single gay man, based on case examples from clinical practice for being at your best.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Gay men's specialist therapist and sex therapist, Ken Howard, LCSW, discusses erectile dysfunction at three "stages" and how to cope with them, balancing both the medical and the psychological aspects of gay men's sex.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken Howard, LCSW discusses how to validate both positive and negative feelings during the COVID-19 crisis and find coping strategies that work for each of us.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken discusses how to cope with the mental health aspects of the current COVID-19 pandemic, inspired by a Broadway show song.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Ken gives tips on working from home during the COVID-19 crisis, with an emphasis on gay men and mental health considerations.By Ken Howard, LCSW
Feeling anxious? Ken gives tips on how to manage and anxiety, prevent it, and cope with it.By Ken Howard, LCSW
In the second part of the gay men and resilience discussion, Ken lists specific techniques that can help.By Ken Howard, LCSW