Since writing my memoir Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity, I’ve devoted my life’s work to helping men and women struggling around intimacy. I focus on the ways in which we get in the way of our authentic relationship to intimacy, including sacrificing ourselves for love and sex. I’m also always interested in the ways in which our culture both prevents intimacy and also gives no guidelines or models for honest intimacy.
My aim is to support people as they work to engage authentically and lovingly with those around them. I work from a depth-focused, existential-humanistic perspective, focusing on the here and now. I provide an opportunity for real change, authentic discussion, and genuine wholeness.
Kerry Cohen is the author of seven books, including the bestselling Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity and Seeing Ezra: A Mother’s Story of Autism, Unconditional Love, and The Meaning of Normal. Three more books: The anthology Spent: Exposing Women’s Complicated Relationship to Shopping; The Truth of Memoir: How to Write about Yourself and Others with Honesty, Emotion, and Integrity; and Girl Trouble: A Memoir are forthcoming.
Kerry has appeared on Dr. Phil and Good Morning America, and has had her essays featured in The New York Times Modern Love series and The Washington Post. She has a counseling practice under the supervision of Bob Edelstein LMFT (license # T0015 Oregon) and lives with her two children in Portland, Oregon.
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