Jesse Kahn Therapy Blog

LGBTQ+ and LDS

To be LGBTQ+ and LDS is a complicated experience, especially after November 2015. The bravery and resilience LGBTQ+ mormons embody in the face of suffering, institutionalized cis-hetero-supremacy, and rejection is both saddening and inspiring. The Mormon church claims...

De-escalation and emotional flooding

In the previous post I wrote some guidelines and foundations to communication. Psychologist John Gottman, founder of the Gottman Institute, identifies criticism, contempt, defensiveness and stonewalling as the "four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" which will lead to the...

Communication Foundations

Many clients, whether individuals, parents, couples and multiple-partner relationships come into treatment wanting to improve communication. They are either experiencing frequent conflict, not feeling heard and don't feel equipped to resolve conflict nor communicate...

Relationship Therapy and Communication

When couples and multi-partner relationships come to my office for therapy the most common reasons or conflicts are associated with difficulties with communicating, soothing and listening. There are primary communication themes and resolutions that we discuss and here...

Inherited trauma …. and resilience

There's been a lot of research coming out in the last few years discussing the ways in which trauma can be passed down through generations both behaviorally and biologically. This trauma ranges from the holocaust to Atlantic slave trade to fighting in war abroad to...

Jesse Kahn

My goal is to help you learn how to manage your life in a way that feels sustainable. In my practice, you’ll find an affirming, strengths-based, interactive, and supportive space. It is my belief that safe exploration of concerns, fears, and desires is crucial in our work together. I have a caring approach that includes empathetic listening and collaboration. The aim of my practice is to guide you in creating a more peaceful and fulfilling life that is unique to you.

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