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Dr. Jason B. Fischer

Hot Intimacy

Falling in love is grand. There’s that spark of aliveness and vibrancy, energy, passion, and epiphany, like everything has fallen perfectly into place and just makes sense. Life seems so full of meaning and beauty and purpose. To encounter another…

Taking Risks

This past weekend a good friend (and soulmate) of mine assembled a group of his closest allies to join him in celebration of his sixty-fifth birthday. It was a gathering more than a party, an opportunity for a trusted few to…

5 Gutsy Things to Say on Valentine’s Day

It never hurts to tell your partner “I love you” or whisper a romantic compliment to him or her, especially on Valentine’s Day. That said, there are some other, more unexpected things you might also say that could surprise your partner with your unusual maturity and depth. This Valentine’s Day, try sparking some loving conversation with one of the following, at first baffling, statements.

Counseling for Kids

One of my fondest counseling experiences was with a single mother who came to me seeking help for her fifteen-year-old daughter, who she described as having poor social skills and issues with explosive anger. The mother was exasperated because she…