I care about you being able to access resources that can help. Here are a few of my fundamentals.
LGBTQ+ Resource Centers
I'm an advocate for healthy sexuality and sex, and love to work with my clients around these issues. Sometimes if indicated, I will encourage clients to visit a certified sex therapist. You can find a directory of AASECT therapists in California here.
Polyvagal theory explores what happens for us physically and neurologically in response to stress or trauma. It explains the autonomic nervous system and how we shift between states of social connection, mobilized fear, and collapse or shut-down. You can read a more full introduction here, or check out Deb Dana's books.