My Dear Trans Friends

I’ve been involved in the G/L/B/T community for – good God – probably 30 years. I attended my first drag show in Des Moines, Iowa in the mid-80’s and I thought it was just fantastic. It was so exuberant. These guys were able to put themselves...

Treatment Approaches

Dr. Newman, from my book, The Timeshare, doesn’t believe in integration. This is a hot topic among therapists. Some feel traumas must be remembered and integrated so that all alters come together. Trauma after trauma after trauma is remembered, felt fully and...

Where Change Starts

We’ve heard so much recently about sexual assault by people in positions of power and finally – F I N A L L Y – they are being held accountable. And the men I adore – they are truly heroes – are those willing to come forward and say...

The Light of Day

In The Timeshare, I deal with issues around child abuse and rape. Current events are stirring up memories for so many people and my heart goes out to you. For others, there is shock and concern – they have children and are worried about what all this means for...

Your Questions

The Timeshare went on sale a few days ago and I’m getting emails with excellent questions. One that I’ve heard a lot is – Why isn’t Sophie hospitalized? (Sophie is my protagonist’s wife and she’s living with multiple personality disorder.) Mental illness is most...

The Response

The Timeshare comes out 9/4, and we’re having events where I’m sharing part of the audio book and the response is bringing me to tears. So many people are impacted with mental health issues – whether they have a diagnosis, they’re a caretaker...