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Sam Louie MA, LMHC
Jeremy Lin is the first Asian-American to win an NBA Championship. But critics claim he doesn't deserve the accolades as he barely played in the playoffs.
The mainland Chinese may be trying to strip others of their identity.
What is your destiny? How do you know when you need to make a change in your life, be it professionally, relationally, or spiritually?
Being married to one of the richest men in the world doesn't make one immune to the struggles that afflict most marital relationships.
Alcohol consumption has decreased in most industrialized countries, but it has quadrupled in Japan since 1960.
If you've ever wondered how culture impacts identity, then look no further at the differences between traditional Asian collectivist values and more individualistic ones.
In a society where we are always on the go or "connected," our connection to ourselves can be compromised. How do we create the time to disconnect?
If male Incels want to heal, they’ll need a new version of masculinity beyond the stance of being victims.
Child-on-child problematic sexual behaviors occur more frequently than you may realize. These are the risk factors and treatment strategies.
If you have a teen or young adult, you may be unaware of how pornography can be accessed on Instagram
How can your past or current challenges, trauma, or heart-breaking disappointment be the seed to generating a new you? In pain, we can discover another path towards self-growth.
My client can empathize with the Patriots owner because he too was busted for soliciting sex acts at a massage parlor. Today he's out of the shadows.
Why would smart people like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos send sexual images and texts to someone other than a spouse? On a wider scale, how does gender impact the reasoning?
If you've been sexually betrayed, what does real recovery and healing look like? What are the words or phrases that should clue you in to entering into trust or more deception?
Italian luxury fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana faces a billion dollar backlash as recent social media ads aimed at the Chinese were denounced as racist.
The mysterious death of a millionaire's Asian girlfriend back in 2011 is back in the news again as investigators are re-opening the case.
U.S. service members have a high rate of divorce, based on frequent deployments, time away from home, mental health issues, and, sometimes, sexual compulsivity.
The need for spousal support.
When you think about Italian-made products, what comes to mind? Is it the romantic image of a cobbler or artisan from Italy giving the "Made in Italy" brand such panache?
We often talk about addiction in terms of disease, chemical or neurological imbalances but another truth lies in how the lack of emotional intimacy impacts addictions.
Why is this "Incel" Revolution growing in this day and age? Well, this is shaming at its core (sexual, social, recreational, and sometimes racial) which creates a perfect storm.
What is an "Involuntary Celibate" and how is that different from others who struggle with romance? Part of the issue is the sense of lacking control hence the term "involuntary."
How often do you make your bed if you're an addict? Have you ever considered making your bed as a part of recovery? Sounds too outrageous to link the two? Think again.
America is often touted as, "The land of opportunity" but few truly understand that for immigrant families assimilating into a Western way of living is traumatic in its own right..
Have you ever considered how much work you put in to hide behind your self-made "mask"? In other words, how much of the real you do you suppress and keep others from knowing?
How far do you have to go to get praise from an Asian parent? For figure skater Mirai Nagasu, it wasn't until she landed a triple axel in the Olympics.
Do you find your partner's emojis to others too flirty or just too much with someone else? If so, your romantic relationship could be victim to "micro-cheating".
If you're recovery from an addiction be it drugs, alcohol, sex, or gambling, what does it mean when you have dreams related to your drug of choice? From my work with addiction...
With the sudden ouster of 'Today Show' anchor Matt Lauer, many are wondering why other women didn't complain to HR sooner.
The Harvey Weinstein sexual scandal is a very public reminder of a very private and shameful experience for victims of sexual abuse/harassment. But this abuse happens everywhere.
Sam Louie is a therapist in Seattle who specializes in multicultural issues and sexual compulsivity.