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I’m sick of working with therapists and never really seeing anything change. Gina is different. I always walk away with things to think about and action steps to take. I feel like I’m making real progress for the first time.
— Sarah, Portland OR
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I don’t know how I did relationships for forty-four years without Gina.
— Hellen, Portland, OR
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Gina helped me love myself first. I’m clear with myself and can ask partners for what I need now.
— Leah, New York City
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Listening to Gina’s talk tonight rocked me to my core. I’ve known I was ready to transform my life and felt stagnant in my relationships but now I’m ready and prepared to do something about it.
— Jocelynn, Portland, OR
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When we started working together I felt like I was split into two people. Working with you helped me collect my pieces and integrate my life with more meaning.
I couldn’t have done it without you.
— Susan, Madison, WI
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She tells it like it is. I really like that every week I walk away with something to think about or actually do.
Gina never coddles me and is pretty directive- which I need. I always know she’s on my side, but she never holds back.
— Liz, Portland, OR

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR WORK:

WHAT I DO

  • Use a strengths-based approach to help you grow

  • Bring a decade of experience helping hundreds of incredible people deeply connect to themselves and the people they love

  • Help you listen and communicate effectively, end repetitive argument cycles, and let go of baggage

  • Use a sex-positive framework and vast sexuality knowledge to fan flames of passion between you

  • Identify ways to manage intense emotions

  • Rebuild trust and renew intimacy

  • Keep momentum and hope alive - even if it's hard for you to feel hopeful

  • Deeply care about your personal growth and well-being and at the same time hold you accountable to the goals you set for yourself

WHAT I DON'T DO

  • Sit and nod - instead, we'll take action. Be forewarned: I've been described as "direct and not-coddling."

  • Add shame or judgment to your experience (there's already WAY too much of that in the world)

  • Get stagnant. I will check in to see if this is working- focusing and refocusing on action and change in your life

  • Collude with your inner critics to let you stay small

  • Treat you like you're broken (because you're not)

  • Assume your experience is the same as mine or anyone else's

  • Pathologize you (I don't treat mental illness, so you won't receive a diagnosis, assessment or treatment for mental health conditions or substance use)

I didn’t realize that this work would make me a better person beyond my primary partnership.
Thank you, Gina!
— Melissa, London, UK