About this Episode:

Dr. Megan Speciale and Dr. Stacey Litam engage in a frank and honest discussion about how the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing, and shelter-in-place policies are impacting a less-talked about part of our lives: love, sex, and intimacy. The conversation explores some of the growing intimacy challenges people are facing with respect to health and safety fears, partner burnout, isolation, financial worries, and childcare responsibilities. Tune in for strategies to get through quarantine with a renewed sense of self-love and a deeper understanding of your sexual and intimate needs.

About Stacey:

Stacey Diane A. Litam (she, her, hers), Ph.D., LPCC (OH), CCMHC, is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education at Cleveland State University. Dr. Litam is a researcher, counselor educator, and social justice advocate on topics related to human sexuality, sex trafficking, and the phenomenological experiences of individuals who have intersecting marginalized identities. As a scholar, Litam’s research has been published in prestigious journals such as The Professional Counselor, Journal of Sexual Aggression, and Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. She has facilitated over 70 refereed presentations at the national, regional, and state levels and actively contributes to peer-reviewed publications in journals, books, and edited volumes. Her professional interests encompass human sexuality, human trafficking, decolonizing the model minority stereotype, and the influence of internalized racism and intra-ethnic othering on Asian American identity development.

Email Stacey at s.litam@csuohio.edu

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The APA Citation for this Episode:

Speciale, M. (Producer). (2020, April 7). EP165: Sex, Love, and Intimacy in the Time of COVID-19 – A Conversation with Stacey Diane A. Litam [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-XfQ.

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