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Brooke Brownlee, APCC

Brooke Brownlee, APCC is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor at Modern Intimacy under the supervision of Dr. Kate Balestrieri. Brooke is passionate about helping clients heal from trauma, feel more empowered sexually, and repair relationships. Brooke is continuing her education and working towards becoming a Certified Sex Therapist.
What is Female Sexual Fluidity?

What is Female Sexual Fluidity?

Why are you heterosexual? This is a question most women are taught not to discuss in a purity centric and/or patriarchal society. Many women are taught that if you feel sexually attracted to anyone, not of the opposite sex, it should be thoroughly questioned before...

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The Science Behind The Orgasm

The Science Behind The Orgasm

The big O. While you don't need to experience orgasm during intimacy for it to be pleasurable, it can be the pièce de résistance of the whole experience. We know that orgasms feel amazing, but what makes them so amazing? By looking at the science behind them, we can...

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Limerence vs Love: What is the Difference?

Limerence vs Love: What is the Difference?

Talking to a friend about your new love interests, maybe you pick apart each message they send you. Sure, they might have some red flags, but you quickly overlook them as thoughts of them consume most of your day. The idea you might have found “the one” or your “true...

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CBT vs DBT: How They Can Help Mental Health

CBT vs DBT: How They Can Help Mental Health

So what is CBT and DBT anyways? Whether you are new or go to therapy frequently, CBT and DBT are important treatment options to understand because they might impact your overall therapeutic results. Understanding various theoretical orientations may align you with a...

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How to Stop Caring What People Think

How to Stop Caring What People Think

Wanting to feel accepted by others around you is a natural desire. But, when you start to care more about what others think about you then you think about yourself, you might start to allow others to assign meaning to your life. Untangling how others feel vs. you we...

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