Intersections at The Seattle School
Dr. Craig Detweiler Resigns as President
The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology’s Board of Trustees has accepted the resignation of President Craig Detweiler. “It has been a great honor to serve as President of The Seattle School,” stated Dr. Detweiler. “While I am reluctant to leave this community, I am confident in its leadership to continue the important work of […]
New Book from Dr. Steve Call: Reconnect
Dr. Steve Call talks about his new book, Reconnect, and the art of sustaining connection in marriage—even after significant disconnection.
A Black History Month Reading List
For Black History Month, we asked faculty, staff, and students to weigh in on texts by Black authors to inspire our reading and learning throughout the year.
Disrupting the Objectification of the White Single Woman
Kellye Kuh explores cultural messages about white single women, and how the stereotype of the “basic” woman is formed by the fear of mystery and eroticism.
Why Counselors Make Poor Lovers
Doug Shirley writes about the tendency to wield clinical distance and professional jargon as a shield against the risk of vulnerability between lovers.
Love as a Category of Healing
Dr. Roy Barsness challenges us to consider love as a primary category in the work of psychotherapy and the ongoing healing process.
Students, Staff, and Faculty Weigh in on the Nature of Friendship
We wandered around The Seattle School to hear from students, staff, and faculty about the nature of friendship and how to build meaningful friendships.
Our Enduring Need for Divine and Human Connection
Our profound need for connection is enduring—it’s what makes us human, and it is all too often exploited and turned into a shallow fantasy.
Mary Oliver and the Poetry of Love
Beau Denton reflects on the gifts the poet Mary Oliver left us with, and what her life and work reveal about the nature of love.
Listen to Your Lust: New Research on Sexual Fantasies
In this video from The Seattle School’s Symposia 2018, Jay Stringer argues that we need to change the conversation about engaging unwanted sexual behavior.
The Finest Films of 2018
With Oscar season underway, Dr. Craig Detweiler rounds up his top films of 2018, from the scathingly satirical to the gently human.
The Trash Run
Danielle Castillejo writes about a recent shift on the “trash run” at a local shelter for sexually exploited individuals.