Stanley Siegel, LCSW, is a psychotherapist, author, international lecturer, and former Director of Education at New York’s renowned Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy. With over 45 years of experience, Siegel has developed an unconventional and highly regarded approach to psychotherapy. Stanley’s latest book, “Your Brain on Sex: How Smarter Sex Can Change Your Life” is out now!

The Soul of Therapy

The Soul of Therapy

Our Problems Are Our Solutions. As I continue to teach and lecture among my colleagues around the world, I have become increasingly aware that most psychotherapists train and practice within a paradigm that sees patients’ problems as rooted in pathology. These therapists wait and watch for a symptom to see how  it  might fit...
Intelligent Lust: It's More than Just Great Sex,

Intelligent Lust: It’s More than Just Great Sex,

It’s Smart Sex. Step Six: Acting Out Sexual Fantasies If you’ve followed the steps of Intelligent Lust this far, by now you’ve gained an understanding of your true sexual desires and their meaning and purpose in your life. You may have even met someone with whom you share the likelihood...
Cracking The Code of Sexual Chemistry

Cracking The Code of Sexual Chemistry

Using sexual chemistry to guide you to the right partner Step 4 of Intelligent Lust: Cracking the Code of Sexual Chemistry We’ve all had the experience of seeing someone on the street or in a social setting and feeling an instant attraction. Our eyes lock, our pulse races, everyone else...
How Sex Heals

How Sex Heals

Embarking on the journey of Intelligent Lust. Scientists agree that frequent sex can improve heart health, build a more robust immune system, and increase the ability to ward off pain. Sex changes brain and body chemistry, boosting certain hormone levels that keep us young and vibrant. Sex can also alter...
What Do Our Fantasies Say About the Past?

What Do Our Fantasies Say About the Past?

Where do our fantasies and erotic images come from and what do they tell us about the deeper nature of who we are? We have been led to believe that our sexual fantasies are random imaginings, but nothing could be further from the truth. At their base lies fragments of...
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Your Brain on Sex: How Smarter Sex Can Change Your Life.

Your Brain on Sex: How Smarter Sex Can Change Your Life.

SEX IS A WINDOW INTO OUR DEEPEST PSYCHES Why you need to think more about sex: What if great sex wasn’t just great sex: what if great sex could actually change your life? Your Brain on Sex offers a groundbreaking and intriguing look at how each one of us can transform our lives by focusing...
How Sex Heals

How Sex Heals

One of the greatest sources of insight into our psyche comes in the form of sexual expression. Through sex, we learn about our strongest desires and create our most satisfying romantic experiences. Achieving a balanced, uncensored understanding of our sexuality, both internally and within our relationships, is a vital part of attaining self-awareness, helping us...
The Secret Wisdom of Ancient Parable: Lessons for Living Positively

The Secret Wisdom of Ancient Parable: Lessons for Living Positively

All You Need To Know To Attain The Life You Want: The wisdom found in parables is universal, immune to changes in culture, time or place. While these stories originate from many different traditions, their messages transcend how we conceive reality, reaching far into the depth of our psyches as well as touching the edges...
Has Psychology Lost Its Imagination?

Has Psychology Lost Its Imagination?

Over the last few decades, the teaching and practice of psychology has veered into a dark abyss. The overuse of diagnosis — a misguided attempt to codify and categorize much of human behavior — has destroyed the imagination of practitioners and clients alike, leaving in its place a philosophy of pathology and system of practices...

The Unseen Messages in Ancient Parables by Stanley Siegel

Life is full of mysteries, many of them emanating from what we, as humans, are incapable of seeing. I watch my dog Max survey the world with his nose as we take our long walks around the Pearl District in Portland, Oregon. A few blocks from our home, he finds his favorite wall to sniff,...
O - The Oprah Magazine South Africa 02/12

O – The Oprah Magazine South Africa 02/12

INTELLIGENT LUST Psychotherapist Stanley Siegel shares how smarter sex can change your life! The Mental Connection: For some, sex is a simple act of physical pleasure, others see it as a way of expressing deep feelings, and there are those who approach it as a spiritual experience. The definition of sexual activity also differs from...
Fit'n Style Magazine 02/2012

Fit’n Style Magazine 02/2012

Smarter Sex can Change Your Life Stanley Siegel is a psychotherapist, an international lecturer, and the former director of education and senior faculty member of New York’s renowned Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy. His Latest book release, Your Brain on Sex: How Smarter Sex Can Change Your Life, takes the reader on a journey through...
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