BDSM Play For Clinicians: The BDSM Scene

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What Is A Scene? A BDSM “scene” is a negotiated event that may involve bondage, discipline, and sadomasochism, and/or power exchange behaviors. The length, type, number of participants, and other factors involved with play can vary dramatically from scene to scene. Traditionally, all elements are negotiated verbally or via written contract prior to each and …

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Power Exchange Considerations for Clinicians

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Power Exchange Relationship Dynamics In power exchange relationships there are generally two main dynamics; An individual who gives their autonomy and power, an s-type, and an individual who takes on the responsibility and control over another, a D-type. This concept of course can be flexible to the number of participants, gender, and so on but …

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RACK and PRICK: Safety in the BDSM Community

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Prick, Rack, and Safety? Safety is of great concern in the community and there are three, nearly universal, codes or measures for safety and consent guidelines for which they practice; SSC, RACK, PRICK. “Safe, Sane, and Consensual” (SSC) is the oldest of these codes and is still a common safety tool used in BDSM play. …

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What is Shibari and Kinbaku?

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All of these shibari resources are dedicated to supporting positive sexuality and or alternative relationships and sexual identities. Organization descriptions are be pulled from their respective websites. This is not exhaustive and I encourage you to add to the list in the comments and if your organization would like to be included in the list, please email [email protected]

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Consent and Safety in Kinky Dynamics for Professionals

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Safety in Play in the BDSM Community Safety is of great concern in the community and there are three, nearly universal, codes or measures for safety and consent guidelines for which they practice; SSC, RACK, PRICK. “Safe, Sane, and Consensual” (SSC) is the oldest of these codes and is still a common safety tool used …

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Kink: What Is Pathology Vs. Healthy Exploration?

What is Considered Healthy Exploration? Healthy exploration of your sexuality is a fluid and controversial topic. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is considered the universal authority in the United States for classifying mental health disorders. It is important to note that the DSM is not only a tool that is a collaborative effort among …

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