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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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Feb 26, 2019

Welcome to episode 112 of the Sexology Podcast! 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? 

 

Martha Kauppi, LMFT, is an educator, AASECT-certified sex therapist and supervisor, and AAMFT-approved supervisor. She specializes in relational sex therapy, including alternative family structures, and trains therapists to work effectively at the intersection of sex issues and relationship challenges.  

 

Martha’s mission is to make sex a safe topic in therapy rooms everywhere by developing unique educational experiences and immediately-applicable learning materials for therapists. 

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • The alternative relationship structures Martha has worked with  
  • How she became interested in polyamory  
  • The challenges people face in polyamorous relationships  
  • How Martha’s research showed polyamorous relationships can last for 26 years  
  • The sense of community and support polyamory can provide  
  • The common misconceptions people have around polyamory  
  • How not every polyamorous relationship is sexual  
  • The fear and intimidation people still face around this issue  
  • The role that jealousy can play in polyamory  
  • How therapists can work with polyamory from a differentiation perspective? 
 

 

Resources 

https://instituteforrelationalintimacy.com 

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2018/06/12/ep75-polyamory-and-finding-loves/

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care  

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

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https://oasis2care.clientsecure.me/client_portal  

 

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

Feb 19, 2019

Welcome to episode 111 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Lourdes Viado to the podcast. In this conversation, Dr. Viado speaks to me 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.  

Dr. Lourdes Viado is a depth psychologist, providing psychotherapy for adults in her private practice in Las Vegas NV, as well as mentorship and consulting services to clients world-wide.   

She is a Myers-Briggs Typology Indicator (MBTI) Certified Practioner and uses a Jungian approach in her work with clients, integrating mindfulness, dream work, shadow work, metaphor, literature, poetry and astrology in her work with clients 

She is also the host of the top-rated Women In-Depth Podcast: Conversations about the Inner Lives of Women, which has been downloaded over 225,000x in 96 countries and 6 continents. 

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • The different types of open relationships  
  • How open relationships are more common than most people realise  
  • What does the fidelity agreement look like? 
  • Questions you should ask yourself before considering opening up your relationship  
  • Understand and process the reasons why you want to open up your relationship  
  • How for some the idea of an open relationship is better than the reality of one 
  • How there is no right or wrong to come to an agreement on an open relationship, each one is entirely unique  
  • The essential tools you’ll need to navigate this path  
  • The importance of open communication and not going down the path of not wanting to know what your partner may or may not be doing 
  • Why some people will go back to monogamy after an open relationship 

 

Resources 

Women In-Depth Podcast 

www.lourdesviado.com  

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

Feb 12, 2019

Welcome to episode 110 of the Sexology Podcast! 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. She is a graduate of Pacifica Graduate Institute and completed her postdoctoral fellowship from the University of Minnesota Medical School, one of only a few university programs in the world dedicated to sexuality training. Currently, she’s based in Honolulu, Hawaii and is the founder of the Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health, where she specializes in the areas of relationship and sex therapy, out of control sexual behavior, and gender and sexually diverse populations.  

  

Dr. Brito has been featured on many outlets, including The Huffington Post, Playboy, Healthline, Women’s Health Magazine, Thrive Global, and Midweek Publications. Her dissertation A phenomenological analysis on infertility in Mexican women living in the United States was recently published in the Revista Interamericana de Psicologia/Interamerican Journal of Psychology.  

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • How common is it for people to fake orgasms?  
  • The reasons why someone might fake an orgasm? 
  • The influence that pornography has had on our sexual expectations  
  • Why pornography is not a good resource to shape your sexual template  
  • The need for more stimulation and foreplay to achieve better sex  
  • Why there is no right or wrong way of having sex  
  • Learning to be attentive and focus on your partners needs and desires  
  • Be open and honest with your partner so you can communicate effectively around this issue  
  • Why orgasms can be inconsistent and unreliable  
  • How men are more able to compartmentalize relationship issues from sex  

 

Resources 

http://sextherapyhawaii.com 

https://www.instagram.com/drjanetbrito  

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 

Feb 5, 2019

Welcome to episode 109 of the Sexology Podcast! 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. 

 

Shannon McHenry, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a specialty focus in childhood trauma, rape and battering, and PTSD. She is a trauma therapist in Los Angeles and works with clients in her offices in Los Feliz and Torrance.  

 

Combining clinical experience with a passion to support women in repairing their relationships with themselves and others, she has supported many to create a long-lasting recovery from destructive behaviors. Call Shannon today to book your first appointment. 

 

If you are struggling with recovery and would like to know more about Shannon’s services, contact her today for a free consultation. 

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • How Shannon became interested in working with trauma  
  • The challenges that sexual assault victims have with their sexuality  
  • Physiological responses from trauma survivors 
  • Why victims of sexual might blame themselves and not seek the help they need  
  • How the idea of revealing clothing being the root cause of sexual assaults undermines men’s sophistication and levels of control  
  • The way in which alcohol and other substances can be used as an excuse for sexual assault 
  • Understanding that consenting to one form of sexual interaction doesn’t by default also mean consenting sexual intercourse  
  • What does sex look like for victims in the long term? 
  • How partners can support their loved ones through this process  

 

Resources 

https://oasis2care.com/trauma-therapist-torrance/

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

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