Each week, Dr. Nazanin Moali interviews experts, psychologists, mental health practitioners and researchers to explore the most intriguing findings in psychology of sex and intimacy. Sexology podcast will give you insight into all that you have ever wanted to know about sex but were afraid to ask. Join us in this weekly journey to examine sexuality and pleasure from a scientific perspective.
In this episode Dr. Lanae St. John speaks with me about how to have better conversations with our kids around sex, empowering them with the tools and knowledge they will need and how parents can better understand sexual orientation and gender identity.
In this episode Dr. Peyman Raoofi speaks with me about the Madonna and whore complex, its complexities for relationships, how we can learn to adjust our own behaviors and learning to see your partner in a different light.
In this episode Janis Roszler & Donna Rice speak with me about their new book Intimacy & Diabetes, the common challenges people face around sexuality and diabetes, removing shame from diabetes and navigating your sense of fun and spontaneity with a chronic illness.
In this episode Tristan Taormino speaks with me about anal pleasure, how we can start our journeys into the world of anal play, recommendations on sex toys and understanding to not put pressure on yourself as you start this journey.
In this episode Dr. Miklos Hargitay speaks to me about the issues of when your partner is sexually assaulted, how couples can work through this together and understanding the importance of communication.
In this episode Dr. Holly Richmond speaks with me about shame after sexual trauma, how survivors can regain their desire, learning to re-engage with positive sexual experiences and the importance of seeking out sex positive therapists.
Welcome to episode 172 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am thrilled to welcome Marla Renee Stewart, MA to the podcast. In this episode Marla speaks to me about pervertables, how you can use them to improve your sex life and tips and techniques for improving virtual sex. Marla Renee Stewart, MA is a professional sex, intimacy and relationship coach, sexologist, and sex educator. Not only is she a Lecturer at Clayton State University, she is also the Co-Founder of the Sex Down South Conference and the Sexual Liberation Collective. She also created the sexual education company, Velvet Lips, 9 years ago to empower people of all ages to embrace, educate and enjoy their sexuality and their sexual lives. She has studied human sexuality for more than 18 years at San Francisco State University and Georgia State University, respectively, and has expert knowledge in a wide variety of subjects. She has published academic articles and continues to do sexuality research. She has conducted workshops at conferences, not-for-profit and private organizations, and has been featured on many radio shows, television shows, documentaries, books, magazines and has been invited to speak at Universities around the world. She also sits on the board for the SPARK Reproductive Justice Now! and Diverse Sexualities Research and Education Institute. In This Episode You Will Hear: What is a pervertable? Incorporating everyday items into your sex life Which items work and don’t work for anal pleasure Being more creative sexually whilst on lockdown Using music to enhance your sexual pleasure Learning to bring the sense of adventure to your home Cultivating sexual confidence Overcoming layers of shame and guilt that might be getting in the way How you can up level your sexual pleasure even if it’s a good level Tips & techniques for improving virtual sex Find Marla here: http://velvetlipsllc.com/ Pre-order Marla's book: https://www.velvetlipssexed.com/shop Find me online: http://www.sexologypodcast.com Find me on social media: https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care Download my new ebook for free here: https://oasis2care.com/how-to-increase-your-libido/ 101 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Hot: http://www.sexologypodcast.com/subscribe If you are interested in booking a video counseling session with Dr. Moali: https://oasis2care.com/contact-nazanin-moali-psychologist Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - http://petebailey.net/audio
In this episode Martha Kauppi, LMFT speaks to us again about polyamory, why opening a relationship doesn’t have to mean separation, how there are different types of polyamory and the importance of self-regulation throughout this process.
In this episode Dr. Eileen Crehan speaks to me about sexuality and autism, how an autism diagnosis might get in the way of sexual desire, the importance of being pro-active about what you want sexually and recommendations for individuals with ADS who would like to have fulfilling sex lives.
In this episode Elizabeth Schroeder, EdD, MSW speaks with me about sex education, the importance of good communication with your children about sex and ways in which parents can learn more to help their children.
In this episode Dr. Molly Winterrowd speaks with me about how attitudes and beliefs impact the quality of our sex lives, creating more space in your life for sex and how to know if we need a sexual attitude adjustment.
Today I’m excited to welcome Barbara Carrellas to the podcast. In this episode Barbara speaks to me about Tantra, how you can enjoy it with a partner and we also take a look at Energygasms and Sex Magic.
Today is a special anniversary episode celebrating three years of Sexology Podcast. In this episode we hear from Dr. Cat Meyer, Tara Galeano, Jessica Graham, Dr. Ari Tuckman, Wendy Maltz LCSW, Rachel Grant and Jonathan Miller on their best sex tips.
Today it’s my pleasure to welcome Xanet Pailet to the podcast. In this episode Xanet speaks to me about she overcame a sexless marriage, looking at the barriers of sexual shame and taking the power back over arousal.
In this episode, we're joined by Fiona O'Farrell who speaks with me about paper dolls, how they can be used as a vehicle for self-pleasure and understanding you can still be sexual when not reproductive.
Welcome to episode 154 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I’m delighted to welcome Amy C. Moors, Ph.D to the podcast. In this episode, Amy speaks with me about consensual non-monogamy, looking at the quality of attachment, and recommendations for how to deal with minority stress. Amy C. Moors, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Chapman University and a Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University. She also serves as the co-chair of the American Psychological Association’s Division 44 Consensual Non-Monogamy Task Force. Prior to joining Chapman, she was the Director of the Social Science Research and Evaluation Program in the College of Engineering at Purdue University. She is an interdisciplinary researcher with backgrounds in psychology and women’s studies (Ph.D., University of Michigan), higher education (postdoctoral fellow, National Center for Institutional Diversity) and social science evaluation (researcher, University of Michigan's ADVANCE Program). Dr. Moors’s research interests lie at the intersection of gender, sexuality, interpersonal relationships, and inclusion. In one area of research she focuses on diverse expressions of sexuality, including same-sex/gender relationships and consensually non-monogamous relationships. In another line of research, she focuses on ways to promote inclusion in higher education. She has published more than 40 articles and has received several grants to fund her work. Recently, Dr. Moors was recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. In This Episode You Will Hear: How Dr. Amy became interested in this line of research What is consensual non-monogamy? What the research says about the benefits of consensual non-monogamy The pressures we face to be the best at everything in life from lover to parent Expanding your tribe whilst being more sexually fulfilled Looking at the quality of attachment How the going assumption has been that monogamy is superior Dealing with the stigma surrounding this issue Recommendations to deal with minority stress 101 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Hot http://www.sexologypodcast.com/subscribe/ https://oasis2care.com/subscribe/ Find Amy here: https://www.div44cnm.org/ https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=-e6ulXEAAAAJ&hl=en Find me on social media: https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care Work with me: https://oasis2care.com/contact-nazanin-moali-psychologist/ Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - http://petebailey.net/audio
Today on Sexology it is my pleasure to welcome Dr. Alison Ash to the podcast. In this episode she speaks with me about the art and science of seduction, differentiating between friendliness and flirting, and how anyone can develop seduction skills.
In this episode of the Sexology Podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Shannon Chavez. She speaks with me about casual sex, how to best use dating sites like Tinder and emotionally preparing yourself for casual sex.
Today I’m excited to welcome Shane Birkel to the podcast. In this episode he speaks with me about relationship challenges that affect sexual function, how excitement lessens as bonds deepen and ways in which we can assess ourselves in this situation.
Today on the Sexology Podcast I am joined by Dr. Robert Glover. In this episode we discuss the Nice Guy Syndrome, the issues nice guys have around sex, and the ways they can change things inside and outside the bedroom.
Today I’m delighted to welcome CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke to the podcast. In this episode they speak to me about the misconceptions people have around having good relationships, not over compromising in a relationship and finding your voice to communicate what you really want to your partner.
Today I’m excited to welcome Jose Luis Tapia-Fuselier Jr to the podcast. In this episode he speaks to me about sex and disability, the effect a chronic illness or physical disability will have one a person's sex life and sex tips for individuals and couples.
Today I’m pleased to welcome Elizabeth “Liz” Newsom, LCSW to the podcast. In this episode she speaks to me about using BDSM as a form of self-care and finding your healthier self, and provides recommendations on where to get started.
In this episode of Sexology, I talk with Jessica Graham. Jessica is Jessica Graham is a meditation teacher, sex, relationship, and spiritual guide for couples and individuals, speaker, and author of Good Sex: Getting Off Without Checking Out. She speaks to me about incorporating fantasy in a healthy way, how sexuality is connected to spirituality, and using mindfulness to increase your desire.
In this episode of the Sexology Podcast, we welcome sexuality educator, professor, writer, and speaker, Dalychia Saah. She speaks to me about allowing yourself to have more pleasure, why we struggle to connect with our bodies and finding your erotic voice.
Today's episode is a solo episode where I discuss fantasizing about others whilst you're in a relationship, understanding from the fantasy what you want more of in your relationship, the way our sub-conscious plays a role in this issue, and how this is a very common issue for lots of couples.
Today I’m delighted to welcome Tara Galeano, L.P.C., CST to the podcast. In this episode she speaks to me about the challenge's women face in regaining sexuality during and after cancer treatment, incorporating a holistic approach with feminine energy and the first steps women can take to regain their sexuality.
Today I’m pleased to welcome Susan Bratton to the podcast. In this episode she speaks to me about sex toys, why couples are using them, how they can add sex appeal and changing the sexual dynamic of a relationship with a sex toy.
Today I’m delighted to welcome Stefani Goerlich to the podcast. In this episode she speaks to me about working with non-traditional couples, the sexual challenges they face and understanding what it means to be kink aware.
Today I’m delighted to welcome back Dr. Ari Tuckman to the podcast. In this episode he speaks to me about his new book (adultADHDbook), navigating the challenges that couples with ADHD will go through, creating fairness and managing expectations and how an overall good relationship balance will lead to great sex.
Today I welcome Michael Vigorito to the podcast. In this episode he speaks to me about out of control sexual behaviour, examining the driving force behind it and understanding the best practices to deal with this issue.
Today I’m delighted to welcome Caitlin V to the podcast. In this episode she speaks to me about what men can do to last longer in bed, the underlying issues of premature ejaculation and techniques that men can learn to help with this issue.
Today I’m delighted to welcome Sari Cooper to the podcast. In this episode she speaks to me about sexual avoidance, how it affects relationships and recommendations on how you can better understand and improve upon this issue.
Today I’m delighted to welcome back Dr. Steve Bodansky to the podcast. In this episode he speaks to me about the benefits of self-pleasure, overcoming shame and recommendations to discover your own erogenous zones.
Today I’m delighted to welcome Jeffrey Loh-Doyle, MD to the podcast. In this episode he speaks to me about the ways in which neurologists can help men with erectile dysfunction, the steps leading to a penile prosthesis and how the penile prosthesis works.
Today I’m happy to welcome Dr. Natalie Rosen to the podcast. In this episode she speaks to me about female sexual interest arousal disorder (FSIAD), the impact of FSIAD on partners and understanding self-expansion and how it can help.
Today I’m excited to welcome Jes L. Matsick, Ph.D and Anna C. Salomaa, M.S. to the podcast. In this episode they speak to me about defining sexual orientation, addressing the challenges around minority distress and the best practice for identifying sexual identity for clinicians.
Welcome to episode 130 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I’m delighted to welcome Dr. Cat Meyer, PsyD, LMFT. In this episode Dr. Cat speaks to me about BDSM, what does a BDSM relationship look like? How many people like some aspects of BDSM and learning to negotiate the rules and expectations.
Today on Sexology I speak with Rachel Grant about healing from childhood sexual abuse, the sexual challenges survivors of sexual abuse face and going through the three stages of being a victim, survivor and beyond survivor.
In this episode Dr Melvin L. Phillips, Jr. speaks to me about chronic illness, the challenges of dealing with this issue, the uncertainty and anxiety it can create and tips on how to regain a sense of sexual normality.
In this episode I speak with Rae McDaniel about the difference between being bisexual and heteroflexible, taking the first steps to explore your sexual curiosity and understanding the need to treat potential dates and partners with care and respect as you explore your sexual curiosity.
In this episode our guest Gina Gutierrez speaks about sexuality and desire, the differences between men and women when it comes to desire and arousal, the downsides of getting your sex education from porn and the need to make desire open, communicative and vocal.
In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Carmen Roman to analyze why sexual assault survivors might not report the assaults. Furthermore, we’ll review the approaches to helping survivors during their journey of recovery.
Welcome to episode 120 of the Sexology Podcast, today I’m delighted to welcome Jonathan Miller to the podcast, in this episode he speaks about ways in which can start to have difficult conversations around sex, the importance of communication and to be clear about what you want sexually and understanding the sensitive nature of these issues and the need to be mindful of your partner's thoughts and emotions.
Welcome to episode 119 of the Sexology Podcast. In the run up to season 8 of Game of Thrones, this week’s episode is a solo episode where I discuss the five hottest sex scenes from the show and what we can learn from.
Welcome to episode 118 of the Sexology Podcast, today I’m delighted to welcome back Dr. Rhoda Lipscomb to the podcast. Dr. Rhoda was my guest on episode 90 talking about Age Play and she returns to talk further about this issue. In this episode Dr. Rhoda touches upon how we can incorporate Age Play into a relationship, the role that shame plays in keeping these desires suppressed and how seeking out online communities and conventions can be very helpful.
Welcome to episode 117 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Lonnie Barbach to the podcast. In this conversation, Dr. Lonnie speaks to me about how to please your lover, the barriers that might get in the way of meeting a partner's sexual needs, the importance of compatibility and chemistry and restoring intimacy.
Today is a solo episode where I discuss the strategies and tools that you may implement to feel confident about your body inside and outside the bedroom.
In this episode, I will discuss:
• The statistics around how common it is to experience dissatisfaction about one’s body
• The relationship between weight concerns and mental health
• Improving your self-image as a way to transform your sexuality
• The mirror exercises that address negative views of one’s genitals.
Today is a solo episode where I discuss the issue of men who suffer from a low libido.
In this episode, you will hear:
The common misconceptions around this issue
Learning to understand that not all men have a high sexual desire
How low libido can commonly get mistaken with lack of sexual motivation
How men suffer from a similar issue to menopause called andropause
Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Emily Nagoski to the podcast. In this conversation, Emily speaks to me about orgasms, the contributing factors that lead to more intense orgasms, achieving orgasm through meditation and thoughts on G-spots.
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Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Cheryl Fraser to the podcast. In this conversation, Dr. Cheryl speaks to me about keeping passion alive through long term relationships, recommendations for recreating thrill and excitement and approaching your partner with sexual ideas that might be considered taboo.
Dr. Cheryl Fraser is an award-winning sex therapist, and a Fulbright scholar who created the Become Passion home study series and the Awakened Lover weekend intensive for couples.
Today I am delighted to welcome Martha Kauppi, LMFT to the podcast. In this conversation, Martha speaks to me about polyamorous relationships, the common misconceptions people have around polyamory, how therapists can work with polyamory from a differentiation perspective?
In this conversation, Dr. Viado speaks to us about open relationships, how they work, the essential tools you’ll need to navigate this path and why some people will go back to monogamy after an open relationship.
Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Janet Brito to the podcast. In this conversation, Dr. Brito speaks to me about why people fake orgasms, the reasons for doing so and ways to break through this issue and have better sex.
Dr. Janet Brito is an AASECT-certified sex therapist who also has a license in clinical psychology and social work.
Today I am delighted to welcome Shannon McHenry, LMFT to the podcast. In this conversation, Shannon speaks to me about working with trauma and sexual assault victims, the challenges that sexual assault victims have with their sexuality and how partners can support their loved ones through this process.
Today I am delighted to welcome back Dr. Patti Britton who speaks to me this time about toxic shame; why are there so many people struggling with this issue? The methods she uses to help overcome toxic shame and working towards sexual self-realization.
Today I am very excited to have returning to the podcast Wendy Maltz, LCSW, DST. Wendy speak to us about porn addiction, the consequences of using porn compulsively, how mindfulness and yoga can help with recovery and sexually reconnecting with your partner after porn addiction.
Today I am delighted to be talking with Dr. Holly Richmond who speaks to me about she became interested in sex tech, developments happening with teledildonic and the pros and cons of using sexbots.
Dr. Holly Richmond is a Somatic Psychologist, Certified Sex Therapist (CST), and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT).
Today I am delighted to be talking with Linda Weiner, MSW, LCSW who speaks to me about sensate focus in sex therapy, what sensate focus entails and how sensate focus touch can also help with pain.
Linda Weiner, MSW, LCSW, is co-director of the Institute for Sexual & Relationship Therapy & Training, providing sex and relationship therapy, supervision, and training.
In this episode of Sexology, Dr. Nazanin Moali talks about the importance of setting up sex resolutions, why people’s resolutions’ fail and what are some of the best ways to transform your sex life according to the latest research.
Today, I am delighted to be talking with Dr. Laurie Betito about female sexual desires. In this episode, we discuss factors that may lead a woman to lose her sexual desire and the steps she must take to improve her intimate relationships.
Dr. Laurie is a clinical psychologist with a specialty in sex therapy, and has been a practicing psychotherapist for close to 30 years. For the last 27 years she has been doing radio and television, dispensing sex and relationship advice.
today is a solo episode where I’m going to give five tips to boost your sexual confidence.
In this episode, you will hear:
Ways to improve yourself image and be comfortable with your own body
Modifying your definition of great sex
Improving your sexual techniques and practices
Understanding the need for your own pleasure and knowing it’s ok to masturbate
The important of exercise in relation to sex
Today I am delighted to be talking with Dr. Holly Herman who speaks to me about common causes of sexual pain for women, the extensive role physical therapists have for sexual issues and exercises women can do to help prevent injuries.
Dr. Hollis Herman (Holly) has been a physical therapist for 43 years. Her passion is musculoskeletal function and dysfunction in Functional Health in the LGBT community and is Board Certified as an Orthopedic, Women’s Health, Biofeedback Specialist.
Welcome to episode 100 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome back our very first guest of the podcast; Dr. Albert Wong who speaks to me this time about the challenge’s men face with their skills, feelings and relationships in the bedroom.
Today, I’m delighted to be joined by Beth Luwandi Lofstrom who speaks to me about surviving infidelity as the offender, the process of disclosure and how that impacts the partner and recommendations for offenders to get themselves unstuck.
In this episode of Sexology, I’m delighted to be joined by Dr. Justin J. Lehmiller who talks to us about sexual fantasies, the influence culture has in this area and understanding the difference between sexual fantasy and sexual desire.
Today, I’m delighted to be joined by Melissa Novak who speaks to us about the underlying issues around sexual performance anxiety, the way in which our western culture exacerbates this issue and learning to be honest with your partner about your sexual desires and needs.
Today I’m delighted to be joined by Jordan Rawlins and F.C Brandt who speak to me about their new book E Is For Erotica, the exploration of open and non-monogamous relationships and how our relationships are continually evolving.
Today I’m delighted to be joined by Chanta Blue who speaks to us about what the life of a swinger entails, why she became interested in working with this community and is the stigma attached to swingers changing?
Welcome to episode 93 of the Sexology Podcast, today I’m delighted to be joined by Eva Smidova, M.A., PhDr., LMFT who speaks to me about common themes around coming out as transgender, the difference between gender identity and sexual identity and when is a good time to come out to your partner as transgender? Eva Smidova, M.A., PhDr., LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Florida, Transgender Care Certified Therapist, Board Certified Hypnotherapist, Florida Department of Children and Family approved Parenting Care Provider. She holds EU earned degrees M.A. in Psychology and Law, and PhDr. in Clinical Psychology. She recently finished her PhD. in Family Therapy at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale. Eva was born in former Czechoslovakia so rebelling and craving for diversity and freedom are in her DNA. Eva worked in international business and got the opportunity to become familiar with many countries around the world. Before she moved to Florida, she became a resident in Austria. Eva has been single all her life, yet lived with one partner for almost 20 years. She has a 12-year-old daughter and 32-year-old kind of step-son. She considers herself for gender and sexually; fluid. She is an expert on couples, marriage, intimacy, family systems, communication strategies and conflict resolutions, life guidance, gender, and sexual issues. She is a professional member of several national and international Family Therapy Associations, also organizations supporting and caring for LGBTQ population – PFLAG, GLSEN, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), and a professional member of American Association of Sexual Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). She also regularly presents and publishes topics related to the field of family therapy and transgender care nationally and internationally. In this episode, you will hear: Common themes around coming out as transgender The impact fear can have on the process of coming out Do many couples continue their relationship after one comes out as transgender? The difference between gender identity and sexual identity Dealing with the dynamic changes that happen through this process How couples have improved intimacy and sex through this process When is a good time to come out to your partner as transgender? Resources http://www.psychotherapyswflorida.com +123 924 742 31 email@example.com Survey - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCM62XY https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care https://twitter.com/oasis2care Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - http://petebailey.net/audio
Today I’m delighted to welcome back Dr. Ari Tuckman who speaks to us about jealousy, the need for open and understanding communication around this issue and steps couples can do to help manage jealousy