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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: July, 2018
Jul 31, 2018

Welcome to episode 82 of the Sexology Podcast, today I’m joined by Christine Macinnis who speaks to me about she became interested in working with transgender people, the best ways and practices we can all support transgender people and the issues they face when coming out. 

 

Due to over 20 years working in local schools as a school counselor, Christine brings a unique perspective to her work in private practice. She loves assisting the adolescent through the trials of depression, anxiety, school and learning issues, gender and sexual identity confusion, and the adjustment to college and launching from their family.  

 

In addition to her work with teenagers, Christine has a passion for the challenges and celebration of sexual and gender identity for all age groups. As a Certified LGBT-Affirmative Psychotherapy Provider, she has supported several transgender clients and families as they progress through the process of transition and acceptance. In terms of support outside of our sessions, Christine can be a strong educational advocate for her client's needs and is well versed in the IEP/504 plan process to support students academically. She is also an expert in college and career planning for teens. 

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • How Christine became interested in working with transgender people 
  • The way in which transgender people experience an additional layer of stigma  
  • How therapist’s biases can play into people’s processes of sexual orientation  
  • Supporting parents in understanding difference between their child being curious or aligning with gender identity  
  • The best ways and practices we can all support transgender people  
  • How unfortunately transgender people have the highest rates of suicide and self-medication  
  • The issues transgender people face when coming out  
  • The need to question and overcome societal biases against transgender people  

 

Resources 

Phone – 1310 683 9047  

Email – macinnis.christine@gmail.com  

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care  

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://twitter.com/oasis2care   

Jul 24, 2018

Welcome to episode 81 of the Sexology Podcast, today is a solo episode where I’m going to share some personal and revealing stories about my own experience with sex therapists.  

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • How difficulties with sex affected a previous relationship  
  • The ways in which this led to seeking out sex therapy  
  • The difference between sex therapy, sex educator, sex surrogate and sex coaches  
  • How our educational systems lack good information on sex  
  • The need for patients to understand what it is they want to work on  
  • Understanding what can get in the way psychologically to stop you experiencing pleasure  
  • How it’s ok to receive sex therapy as a couple or on your own  
  • Knowing how to choose the right sex therapist for you  

 

Resources 

https://oasis2care.clientsecure.me/client_portal  

https://oasis2care.com/torrance/find-right-therapist-los-angeles-ca/ 

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care  

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://twitter.com/oasis2care   

Jul 17, 2018

Welcome to episode 81 of the Sexology Podcast, I’m delighted to welcome back Dr. Ari Tuckman who joined me on episode 79. In this episode, we talk about the fidelity agreement, how technology is changing our fidelity agreement and what gets in the way of having these conversations? 

 

Dr. Ari Tuckman is a psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist based in West Chester, PA. He writes the Sex Matters blog on PsychologyToday.com.  

 

He has given more than 350 presentations across America and in nine other countries.  

 

He also specializes in diagnosing and treating ADHD and recently finished his fourth book, based on research he completed on the relationship and sexual satisfactions of couples where one partner has ADHD.  

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • What is a fidelity agreement? 
  • How what is considered cheating for some couples, isn’t for others  
  • The need for independence on your thoughts and desires  
  • How is technology evolving our fidelity agreement? 
  • Making a sustainable agreement between you and your partner about what is and isn’t ok  
  • Understanding that sexual desires change and evolve over time  
  • What gets in the way of having these conversations? 

 

Resources 

https://tuckmanpsych.com  

https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/sex-matters  

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care  

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://twitter.com/oasis2care   

Jul 10, 2018

Welcome to episode 79 of the Sexology Podcast, today my guest is Dr. Ari Tuckman who talks to us about Teledildonics, the common ways people use this technology and what the future will hold as this technology continues to grow.  

 

Dr. Ari Tuckman is a psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist based in West Chester, PA. He writes the Sex Matters blog on PsychologyToday.com.  

 

He has given more than 350 presentations across America and in nine other countries.  

 

He also specializes in diagnosing and treating ADHD and recently finished his fourth book, based on research he completed on the relationship and sexual satisfactions of couples where one partner has ADHD.  

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • What does Teledildonic mean? 
  • The huge variety of technology for remote sex where tactile sensations that’s now available  
  • How Teledildonics could help prevent cheating  
  • The common ways people use this technology  
  • Ways in which to incorporate Teledildonic to increase novelty into your relationship  
  • The off-shoot benefits Teledildonic can have  
  • How Teledildonic can help increase intimacy in long distance relationships 
  • The potential downsides of using this technology  
  • The future of Teledildonics and what we can expect to see 

 

Resources 

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care  

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://twitter.com/oasis2care 

Jul 3, 2018

Welcome to episode 78 of the Sexology Podcast. Our guest today is Dr. Jennifer Weeks. In this episode, Dr. Weeks talks us about pornography addiction along with discussion on evidence-based treatments for out of control sexual behaviors. Also, we evaluate the differences between healthy and unhealthy reliance on pornography as a method for mood regulation.

 

Dr. Jennifer Weeks is the founder and director of Sexual Addiction Treatment Services, an out-patient treatment program for out of control sexual behavior. She has over twelve years experience treating all aspects of addiction, trauma and addiction, sexual addiction, and sex offenders. She is a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist- Supervisor, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor and has a Ph.D. in Psychology. Dr. Weeks is the author of the blog, Dr. Jen’s Recovery Readings as well as the prevention book, The New Age of Sex Education: How to Talk to Your Teen about Cybersex and Pornography in the Digital Age.

 

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Weeks provides continuing education training for therapists and lectures at addiction conferences throughout the US.

  

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • The differences between non-problematic viewing of pornography vs. pathological behavior
  • Criteria for pornography addiction
  • The prevalence of pornography addiction in general population
  • Media literacy for parents and how to talk to your teen about pornography
  • Cultivating sexual health after being diagnosed with pornography addiction

 Resources:

https://www.sexualaddictiontreatmentservices  

https://www.amazon.com/New-Age-Sex-Education-Pornography/dp/1483575209 

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care  

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://twitter.com/oasis2care   

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