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Sexology podcast untangles the science of sex and pleasure. Each week, Dr. Nazanin Moali interviews experts, psychologists 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.
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Now displaying: April, 2017
Apr 25, 2017

Welcome to episode 16 of the Sexology Podcast, today my guest is the creator of Talk Sex with Me, Tara Spears, LMFT, LMHC. In this episode, Tara talks about ways in which parents can support their children through the journey of sexual discovery, how to navigate the situation of your children discovering pornography and clarifying and communicating your own sexual values to your child.

Talk Sex with Me was created by Tara Spears. Ms. Spears graduated with a Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from the University of Central Florida in 2005. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Sex Therapist. She has over ten years of experience working with individuals, children, families and couples encountering a variety of hardships in life. After spending, most of her career responding reactively to situations or intervening after a crisis (i.e. a child’s removal from the home, failed adoption, and the aftermath of abuse), Ms. Spears decided to take a more proactive approach.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • How Tara became involved in this line of work
  • The appropriate age for parents to start talking about sex with their children
  • Why parents shouldn’t over-react if they find their children masturbating
  • Ways in which parents can support their children through the journey of sexual discovery
  • Clarifying your own sexual values
  • Communicating those values to your child
  • Knowing the distinction between sexual education and “putting sexual ideas” into your child’s mind
  • How to navigate the situation of your children discovering pornography
  • Making sure pornography doesn’t set their expectation for sex
  • Communicating to younger children if they walk in on their parents having sex
  • The best ways to react if your child becomes pregnant or impregnates someone else
  • Negative connotations in school sex education and how to navigate around this issue

For more great content please check out www.sexologypodcast.com

 

Resources

https://talksexwithme.com

talksexwme@gmail.com

Apr 18, 2017

Welcome to episode 15 of the Sexology Podcast, today my guest is sociologist and sexologist Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus. In this episode, you will hear Dr. Gunsaullus talk about the normality of masturbation and how often people engage in it, positive effects from masturbation and ways in which parents can positively communicate with their children about masturbation.

Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus, sociologist and sexologist, is a frequent speaker about sexual empowerment, healthy relationships, body image, erotic play, sexual consent, sexual health, and mindfulness. She has presented two TEDx Talks, is a writer on sex and relationships, and a recurring intimacy expert on the San Diego morning news. Her In the Den with Dr. Jenn educational video series has over 1.3 million hits on YouTube and she is an expert in the new documentary on masturbation, called Sticky: A (Self) Love Story. In addition, as a martial arts practitioner, she was recently promoted to black belt in Korean karate -- so watch out for this badass doctor!

In this episode, you will hear:

 

  • The normality of masturbation and how often people do it
  • How it’s normal for children to discover masturbation
  • General concerns people have, is it harmful?
  • How cultural and religious beliefs have negatively impacted people’s views on masturbation
  • Misinformation – No, you can’t go blind from masturbation
  • Positive effects from masturbation, mentally and physically
  • Overcoming shame and embarrassment with meditative masturbation
  • Masturbating in a relationship, does it hurt the relationship?
  • Having open communication with your partner on this issue
  • The psychological effects using toys and vibrators can have
  • Ways in which parents can positively communicate with their children about masturbation
  • How many of our currently held cultural views of masturbation were created in the 19th and 20th century

For more great content check out www.sexologypodcast.com 

Resources

http://www.drjennsden.com

http://www.drjennsden.com/meditative-masturbation

Apr 11, 2017

Sexology Podcast EP14 - Sexual Empowerment with Dr. Patti Britton

 

Welcome to episode 14 of the Sexology Podcast, today my guest is Clinical Sexologist and Sexuality Educator, Dr. Patti Britton. In this episode, Dr. Britton talks about what sexual empowerment entails, how shaming yourself is one of the biggest blocks to sexual pleasure and becoming more authentic and cultivating erotic authenticity.

 

With over 35 years of experience and pedigreed credentials as a Clinical Sexologist and Sexuality Educator, Dr. Patti Britton has built a reputation as a pioneer of sex coaching. Her methodologies for helping individuals and couples achieve their desired sexual potential are well known among professionals in her industry. As co-founder of SexCoachU, she has trained hundreds of sex coaches throughout the world, spreading her groundbreaking approach to sexual healing. Dr. Patti’s work has been featured on national TV programs, such as The Montel Show, Hard Copy, CNBC, and CBS News. She raised the bar in her field when she published the first book on Sex Coaching, entitled ‘The Art of Sex Coaching: Expanding Your Practice’.

 

While her methods and unique approach have developed into training other sex coaches, Dr. Patti’s true passion lies in working with individuals and couples to achieve their sexual goals. Whether it’s a desire to heal sexual dysfunction, overcome shame, or deepen an intimate connection, Dr. Patti is at right at home with finding the solution.

 

In this episode, you will hear:

 

  • What sexual empowerment usually entails
  • Sexual actualisation and realisation and the right to feel pleasure
  • Some of the factors that lead to people losing their sexual power and desire
  • How shaming yourself is one of the biggest blocks to sexual pleasure
  • Ways in which to refresh your sex life
  • Clarifying your views around sexuality
  • SAR – Sexual Attitude Reassessment and Restructuring
  • Allowing yourself to enjoy sexual pleasure and masturbation
  • Navigating your value system with your sexual desires
  • Becoming more authentic and cultivating erotic authenticity
  • How things have changed since the release of Fifty Shades of Grey

 

Resources

http://drpattibritton.com

http://drpattibritton.com/free-gift-for-her-pleasure/

 

For more great content please check out www.sexologyposcast.com

Apr 4, 2017

Welcome to episode 13 of the Sexology Podcast, today my guest is sex and relationship coach; Pam Costa. In this episode, Pam talks about how she began her journey into educating people about sexuality, the ways in which shame can shape our sexuality and how you can build shame resiliency.

After a decade and a half at Apple and Facebook, Pam left her career in high tech to found Down To There to share her real-life stories of challenges and successes around sexuality in her marriage. She hopes that her journey from struggling with sexual desire to a now rich and rewarding sex life can provide an example of how normal issues with desire can be, and how these issues can provide unexpected pathways for increased intimacy and connection.

As a Somatica® sex and relationship coach, she enjoys working with individuals and couples of all configurations to explore what is possible emotionally and erotically in their relationships. She is currently accepting and seeing clients over Skype and in-person in her office in Cupertino, CA. She also provides content and guidance for Down To There Circles: free, peer-led discussion groups, where friends can support and inspire each other around sex and relationships.

Her ongoing studies include training with San Francisco Sex Information (SFSI), American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), JFK University's holistic counseling program and the Somatica® Institute.

Her writing has been featured on Huffington Post, Mindful and Psyched and she has also spoken at the Wisdom 2.0 and Inman conferences.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • How Pam began her journey into educating people about sexuality
  • The ways in which shame can shape our sexuality
  • Body shaming; and how it can affect sex
  • The difficulties in communicating what you want sexually, leading to vulnerability
  • How poor sex education can lead to shaming
  • Not having enough information on sex from our parents
  • The affects religion can have on sex and correct information around sex
  • Mixed messages that children can pick up from their parents about sex
  • Identifying your own shame and figuring out where it came from
  • Being scared to share your shame with your partner
  • Building shame resiliency
  • How shame can affect other things outside of sex; eating disorders, addictions etc.
  • Communicating with your close friends about shame

 

Resources

https://www.downtothere.com

For more great content please check out www.sexologypodcast.com

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