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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: October, 2018
Oct 30, 2018

Welcome to episode 95 of the Sexology Podcast, 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.  

 

Jordan Rawlins is a Southern California native who made a living as a poker player, stuntman, actor and trained as a magician, before finding his place as a writer. His children's movie, “Rescue Dogs,” opened in theaters nationwide in 2016. He was a semi-finalist for the 2018 Academy Nicholl Fellowship. On the digital front, he has worked with Maker Studios and Defy Studios on various projects. In 2018 he worked with WBTV and Amore and Vita on a new half-hour series. A playwright, his stage plays have been seen in theaters across America and in London. He has numerous projects for the big and small screen in various stages of development. He is the author of the novel "Monsters of the Apocalypse" and the comedy Alphabet book, "E is for Erotica." His free time is spent fly-fishing, volunteering with his favorite charities, and getting yelled at by two demanding cats. 

 

F.C Brandt is a storyboard artist, documentary filmmaker, and a cartoonist. He’s responsible for the comic book documentary Comic Book Independents, has been a storyboard artist for commercials and feature films and has been working on his own personal project A Hero A Day for the past several years. He recently launched his new book with his friend Jordan Rawlins, E is for Erotica. E is for Erotica is a Dr. Seuss like book for grown-ups that explores all aspects of sexuality using the alphabet as its guide.  

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • Why they made the book E is For Erotica  
  • The reasoning and thinking for not including gay terminology in the book  
  • How they made a conscious effort to represent a diverse mix of people  
  • The exploration of open and non-monogamous relationships  
  • The issue of jealousy in monogamous relationships 
  • The difficulty of communication with non-monogamous relationships 
  • How our relationships are continually evolving  

 

Resources 

 

Survey - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCM62XY 

 

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care  

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://twitter.com/oasis2care   

https://oasis2care.clientsecure.me/client_portal  

 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - http://petebailey.net/audio  

Oct 23, 2018
 

Welcome to episode 94 of the Sexology Podcast, 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? 

 

Chanta Blue is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Sex Therapist and co-owner of Blue Counseling & Wellness Center in Montclair, NJ. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Spelman College, a Master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University, and a Master’s of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University. Chanta’s aim is to empower girls and women of color to clarify and create the career, relationships, sexuality, and overall lifestyle they desire.  

 

She specializes in issues related to anxiety, depression, self-esteem, body image and works with folks in various relationship styles including polyamory, swinging, kink, and traditional relationships. 

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • What does the swinger lifestyle entail?  
  • How people find ways to connect with other swingers  
  • Why Chanta became interested in working with this community  
  • How Chanta’s research showed a lack of people of colour in the swinger’s community  
  • Is swinging more popular for couples or singles? 
  • Where swinging meets polyamory  
  • The misconceptions around the swinger community  
  • Is the stigma attached to swingers changing? 

 

Resources 

https://www.bluewellnesscenter.com 

https://www.masakhanecenter.org  

 

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

Oct 16, 2018

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  

dr.eva.smid@gmail.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 

Oct 9, 2018

Welcome to episode 92 of the Sexology Podcast, 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.  

 

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:  

 

  • Whose job is it to talk about and address jealousy?  
  • The need for open and understanding communication when it comes to jealousy  
  • Ways the offender of jealousy can reassure their partner  
  • Behaviours to look out for when you might be feeling jealous  
  • What couples can do to help overcome this issue  
  • Steps to take to reduce vulnerability  
  • How feelings of jealousy are normal and what we can do to manage these feelings  
  • Understanding jealousy is a complex issue which can take time to navigate  

 

Resources 

https://tuckmanpsych.com  

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/sex-matters/201806/who-should-fix-jealousy 

 

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 

Oct 2, 2018

Welcome to episode 91 of the Sexology Podcast, today I’m delighted to be joined by Charlie Glickman PhD, who speaks to us about somatic sexual healing, the experiential practices he uses with his clients and sexual surrogacy; the misconceptions and reality of what actually happens.  

 

Charlie Glickman PhD is a sex & relationship coach, a sexuality educator, a sexological bodyworker, and an internationally-acclaimed speaker. He’s been working in this field for over 25 years, and some of his areas of focus include sex & shame, sex-positivity, queer issues, masculinity & gender, communities of erotic affiliation, and many sexual & relationship practices.  

 

Charlie is also the co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure: Erotic Exploration for Men and Their Partners.  

 

Welcome to episode 91 of the Sexology Podcast, today I’m delighted to be joined by Charlie Glickman PhD, who speaks to me about somatic sexual healing, the experiential practices he uses with his clients and sexual surrogacy; the misconceptions and reality of what actually happens.   

  

  

  

Charlie Glickman PhD is a sex & relationship coach, a sexuality educator, a sexological bodyworker, and an internationally-acclaimed speaker. He’s been working in this field for over 25 years, and some of his areas of focus include sex & shame, sex-positivity, queer issues, masculinity & gender, communities of erotic affiliation, and many sexual & relationship practices.   

  

  

  

Charlie is also the co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure: Erotic Exploration for Men and Their Partners.   

  

  

  

In this episode, you will hear:   

  

  

  

What is somatic sexual healing?  

  

How Charlie integrates the sexological and somatical parts into his work   

  

Sex and intimacy; what Charlie is passionate about in helping people to navigate this area   

  

The experiential practices Charlie uses with his clients   

  

Understanding and knowing the boundaries with clients during sessions   

  

Sexual surrogacy; the misconceptions and reality of what actually happens   

  

  

  

If you are experiencing strong emotions related to past or present trauma and you are looking for resources to get support, you can can visit RAINN’s online hotline (https://hotline.rainn.org/online/) or call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-4673. 

  

  

  

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • What is somatic sexual healing? 
  • How Charlie integrates the sexological and somatical parts into his work  
  • Sex and intimacy; what Charlie is passionate about in helping people to navigate this area  
  • The experiential practices Charlie uses with his clients  
  • Understanding and knowing the boundaries with clients during sessions  
  • Sexual surrogacy; the misconceptions and reality of what actually happens  

 

 

Resources 

https://twitter.com/charlieglickman  

https://www.facebook.com/charlie.glickman  

http://www.makesexeasy.com  

https://bettymartin.org  

 

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 

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