Entries by Leya

Pineapple Support Adds Dedicated Therapist for Latin American Performers

Pineapple Support has added independent therapist Yiset Mosquera Moreno to its roster of professionals available to provide support to Spanish-speaking performers in Latin America. “I’m looking forward to using the experience I’ve gained from working with people from all genders and sexual orientations, treating situations like depression, stress, grieving process, self-esteem issues and relationship issues,” […]

July is Parent Performer Month

Pineapple Support will host a free support group and webinar to help adult performers build and nurture strong, supportive relationships with their parents and other family members. The free Parent and Performer Support Group will run Sundays for six weeks, July 12 to August 16, from 3 to 4 p.m. (PDT). For more information, click here. […]

Adultwork Joins Pineapple Support As Bronze-Level Sponsor

Pineapple Support, the adult industry’s leading mental health nonprofit, is pleased to welcome Adultwork as a bronze-level sponsor. The leading adult directory joins over fifty adult businesses and organizations in committing funds and resources to the organization.   “We are delighted to become a Pineapple Support Partner,” said Vince Charlton, AdultWork.com’s Business Development Director. “Mental […]

What It Means To Be An Ally

The world feels like it is crumbling apart. Each day we are faced with unprecedented news and new fears. It’s scary and it’s horrifying, and I am filled with so much hope and joy because of it. It takes complete destruction for rebuilding, to create a new way of living and perception. This revolution and […]

Addiction & Recovery – Family

Tips and coping strategies from week 5 of the Addiction Recovery workshop with therapist Nicki Line. Family Here are a few concepts that may be relevant to some of your experiences.   Differentiation of Self v Fusion Differentiation of self– The ability to be in emotional contact with others yet still remain independent in your […]

Addiction & Recovery – Boundaries

Tips and coping strategies from week 3 of the Addiction Recovery workshop with therapist Nicki Line. Boundaries can be identified in each of the following areas: Physical : What are your boundaries around physical contact? Psychological: What are your boundaries around topics of conversation, personal information being shared, subject matter and things of that nature? Emotional: […]

Addiction & Recovery – Boundaries

Tips and coping strategies from week 2 of the Addiction Recovery workshop with therapist Nicki Line. Quarantine If you are having to stay home during this time, the isolation and idleness can be a trigger for mental health problems.  Here are some ideas of emotion focused coping activities you can engage in during this time […]

Addiction & Recovery – Codependency

Tips and coping strategies from week 1 of the Addiction Recovery workshop with therapist Nicki Line. Codependency: The Drama Triangle   Victim; The stance of the victim is “poor me”. Victims see themselves as victimized or powerless. They can deny responsibility for their negative circumstances and deny possession of the power to change those circumstances. […]