“Five Questions with Evan Imber-Black”
CFHA’s Matthew Martin interviews Ackerman Institute’s Evan Imber-Black on how couples deal with uncertainty and fear when facing an illness in “Five Questions with Evan Imber-Black”.
Dr. Evan Imber Black, Ackerman faculty member, writes a Huffington Post article on why telling a secret is only half the story. Read the full article by clicking on the Huff Post link.
The New Monogamists
Love and marriage may go together like a horse and carriage, but must marriage and monogamy? Out contributor, Tim Murphy writes about marriage in monogamy for gay couples in “The New Monogamists”.
He interviewed Ackerman faculty member Jean Malpas recently, “One of my gay couples just were remarking that they’d been together five years and were still monogamous. They said, ‘Maybe it’s because we just got married. It’s harder to imagine being in an open marriage than an open relationship. Maybe that’s because marriage is what our parents had?’ ”
Jean Malpas, director of Ackerman’s Gender and Family Project, was recently interviewed by CNN contributor and sex therapist Ian Kerner in “Are Your Normal in Bed?”
The survey results call into question stereotypes that men compartmentalize sex and emotions, says Jean Malpas, a psychotherapist in New York. “Men are often described as rigidly separating sex and feelings,” he says. “However, many straight, gay or bisexual men I encounter in my clinical practice appreciate meaningful sexual intimacy. They often long for a sexuality anchored in the complicity and playfulness of their romantic relationship.”
“How to Find Mental Health Care When Money Is Tight”
NY Times Writer, Lesley Alderman evaluates ways patients can access to mental health care when money is tight. Lois Braverman, Ackerman’s president, discusses Ackerman’s ability to treat payments regardless of ability to pay.
In “The No Lock People” NY Times writer, Joyce Wadler, examines why some people lock their doors and others do not. She interviewed Ackerman president, Lois Braverman, to discuss the reasons why some people feel safer than others and whether this is a reflection of personality/environment.