6 BDSM / Kink

Chapter 6: Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and Submission, and Sadomasochism  (BDSM) / Kink 

Further chapters and papers about BDSM and therapy include:

Barker, M., Iantaffi, A & Gupta, C. (2007). Kinky clients, kinky counselling? The challenges and potentials of BDSM. In L. Moon (Ed.) Feeling Queer or Queer Feelings: Counselling and Sexual Cultures. (pp.106-124). London: Routledge.

Bridoux, D. (2000). Kink therapy: SM and sexual minorities. In C. Neal and D. Davies (eds.) Pink therapy 3: Issues in Therapy with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Clients. (pp. 22-34) Buckingham: Open University Press.

Connan, S. (2010). A kink in the process. Therapy Today, 6 (21).

Kolmes, K., Stock, W. & Moser, C. (2006). Investigating bias in psychotherapy with BDSM clients. In P. Kleinplatz, & C. Moser, (Eds.) SM: Powerful Pleasures. (pp. 301-324) Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

 

For more depth and detail about BDSM more broadly, these two edited collections provide a very good overview between them.

Kleinplatz, P. &  Moser, C.(Eds.) (2006). SM: Powerful Pleasures. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Langdridge, D. & Barker, M. (Eds.) (2007). Safe, sane and consensual: Contemporary perspectives on sadomasochism. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Some of the most useful books and websites written about BDSM by BDSM practitioners include:

Easton, D. & Hardy, J. W. (2001). The New Bottoming Book. California, US: Greenery Press. –  An excellent How To… book on bottoming.

Easton, D. & Hardy, J. W. (2003). The New Topping Book. California, US: Greenery Press. –  An excellent How To… book on topping.

Wiseman, J. (1996). SM 101: A Realistic Introduction. California, US: Greenery Press. – An excellent technical manual with careful attention to safety.

 

UK information:

http://www.informedconsent.co.uk

 

US information:

http://www.thebrc.net,

http://www.jaywiseman.com

 

Kink aware professionals list for kink-friendly practitioners:

tps://www.ncsfreedom.org/resources/kink-aware-professionals.html

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