The Hedgehog’s Dilemma: Balancing Intimacy and Vulnerability

Dr. Frankie Bashan is a renowned relationship coach and dating expert. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with over two decades of experience working with couples and individuals and specialized training in the field of trauma. She also received her board certification in sex therapy in 2022. She possesses a unique combination of formal training, innate emotional intelligence, and communication skills that allow her to help couples struggling with relationship issues of all kinds.

Dr. Frankie is the CEO & Founder of LittleGayBook.com, which focuses on personalized matchmaking and singles events for lesbians, bisexual women, and trans women and has successfully connected couples across the United States for the last decade and a half.

Little Gay Book also hosts lesbian/bi fast flirting events all over the country. Join our email list to be the first to know: http://bit.ly/2dbvmEs

In 2022 Dr. Frankie presented a TedX talk focusing on the topic of sexual fluidity. You can view it here: https://youtu.be/mIjAqACtCLg

Her latest venture is as CEO & Founder of LittleBlackBookMatchmaking.com, specializing in personalized matchmaking and singles events for heterosexual singles.

Dr. Frankie’s coaching is based in Northern California, but clients can access her services via Zoom from around the globe.

You can follow Dr. Frankie:

SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/littlegaybook
WEB: https://www.littlegaybook.com
WEB: https://www.littleblackbookmatchmaking.com
IG: https://www.instagram.com/drfrankiebashan/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/littlegaybook/
TW: https://twitter.com/LITTLEGAYBOOK
TEDX: https://youtu.be/mIjAqACtCLg

BUSINESS ONLY: drfrankie@littlegaybook.com

Love, Laughs, & Lessons
Episode 10
Maya Maria Brown

Join Dr. Frankie and Denise Rai for a captivating discussion with Maya Maria Brown, a trailblazing matchmaker who merges her artistic background and expertise in psychology to redefine the art of matchmaking. In this episode, Maya shares her transition from a queer performing artist to a master in counseling psychology and drama therapy, revealing how her diverse experiences enrich her matchmaking techniques. Explore the significance of self-awareness, preparedness, and openness in forming deep, meaningful connections. Maya also delves into the challenges of working with hesitant clients, providing a deeper understanding of the matchmaking industry’s evolution and the essential role of personal development in the quest for love. Don’t miss this engaging episode, offering profound insights into the intricacies of matchmaking and the importance of recognizing and overcoming our own barriers to intimacy.

Bio: Maya Maria Brown is a Matchmaker at The Matchmaking Agency by Lemarc Thomas. The Agency combines the art of matchmaking with the science of love to provide a conscious approach to finding your ideal relationship. Maya is a Swedish/American queer performing artist, and received her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology: Drama Therapy from the California Institute of Integral Studies. She has worked with relationships from many angles, including as a couple’s therapist, Relationship Expert at an app for healthy relationships, and Matchmaker. Her approach is personable, creative, empowering and holistic, helping people know themselves better so they can be ready to build the relationship they dream of.

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