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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: September, 2019
Sep 24, 2019

Welcome to episode 142 of the Sexology Podcast! Today's episode is a solo episode where I discuss fantasizing about others while 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. 

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • Is it normal to fantasize about someone else while in a relationship? 
  • The importance of communication and dialogue when defining the parameters of your relationship  
  • The stigma attached to non-monogamous relationships  
  • How our sub-conscious plays a role in this issue  
  • Recognizing obsessional thoughts and what to do with them  
  • Being true to your own values  
  • Learning to not judge yourself for having certain thoughts  
  • Removing yourself from situations where you might regret a decision later, e.g. drinking at a social event  
  • Understanding from the fantasy what you want more of in your relationship  
  • The role that guilt and shame plays with this issue  
  • How this is a very common issue for lots of couples  
 
 

 

Resources 

Bonus Episode, Sex & OCD: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-episode-ocd-and-sex/ 

Bonus Episode, Sex & Depression: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-depression-sex/  

 

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://oasis2care.com/contact-nazanin-moali-psychologist/  

 

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

Sep 17, 2019

Welcome to episode 141 of the Sexology Podcast! 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. 

 

Tara Galeano helps women reimagine their bodies after cancer and rekindle their sexuality. She is a certified sex therapist and teaches the class, Rediscovering My Body after Cancer, to amazing, courageous women who have had cancer. For the past five years, she has taught this class at Boulder Community Health.  

 

Currently, she is creating an online course based on this class to make the content more accessible to women everywhere. Tara is also inspired by her studies of Ayurveda, Sanskrit, and being a grandmother. She is currently writing a book based on the Rediscovering My Body class, so she may share widely with all those that are seeking sexual renewal after cancer. 

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • The challenges in regaining sexuality during and after cancer treatment  
  • What is a dilator?  
  • How dilator’s can be used as a wonderful tool  
  • Overcoming breast cancer surgery and the feeling of loss 
  • Incorporating a holistic approach and feminine energy  
  • How do these issues vary between during and after treatment?  
  • The effect this issue has on partners  
  • Steps women can take if they experience low desire but want to remain sexual  
  • Understanding that it’s an ebb and flow issue that will change over time  
  • The feelings of guilt that can arise from not being sexual with your partner 
  • The first steps women can take to regaining their sexuality  
 
 

 

Resources 

 

Bonus Episode, Sex & OCD: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-episode-ocd-and-sex/ 

Bonus Episode, Sex & Depression: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-depression-sex/  

 

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://oasis2care.com/contact-nazanin-moali-psychologist/  

 

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

Sep 13, 2019

Welcome to episode 140 (a) of the Sexology Podcast! 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.  

 

Susan Bratton is a champion and advocate for all who desire passionate relationships.  

 

Considered the “Dear Abby of Sex,” Susan’s fresh approach and original ideas have helped millions of people of all ages and across the gender spectrum transform sex into passion.  

 

Married to her husband Tim since 1993, Susan is an author, award-winning speaker, and serial entrepreneur who teaches passionate lovemaking techniques to her fans around the world. Susan has been featured in The New York Times and on CNBC and the TODAY show as well as appearing on ABC, CBS, The CW, Fox, and on NBC as the “Marriage Magician.”   

 

Millions of couples and singles have been touched by her TV appearances and Better Lover YouTube channel. Through her Insider’s Club newsletter at Personal Life Media.com, Susan gives away, free of charge, countless MP3 audios, videos, articles, and ebooks.  

 

  

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • The reasons why couples are using sex toys  
  • Helping to bridge the orgasm gap  
  • Taking a look at certain sex toys such as cock rings  
  • What to look for in a sex toy when purchasing one  
  • Can sex toys change the dynamic of a couple's sex life? 
  • Understanding the clitoral erection  
  • Making the most of a clitoral erection  
  • How sex toys can add sex appeal  
  • Knowing the best times to approach using a sex toy with your partner  

 

Resources 

Personal Life Media  
Instagram@SusanBratton 
My YouTube 'Better Lover’ Channel  

 

Bonus Episode, Sex & OCD: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-episode-ocd-and-sex/ 

Bonus Episode, Sex & Depression: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-depression-sex/  

 

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://oasis2care.com/contact-nazanin-moali-psychologist/  

 

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

Sep 10, 2019

Welcome to episode 140 of the Sexology Podcast! 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.  

 

Stefani holds a Masters in Social Work from Wayne State University, where she specialized in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has over fifteen years' experience in working with poly/kinky individuals, swingers, commercial sex workers, and child and adult survivors of sexual trauma including human trafficking. Stefani has served as a guest lecturer on minority sexual communities at Northwestern University and is a frequent conference presenter on topics related to Kink Aware Practice and consent. An award winning author, she currently working on her second book entitled The Leather Couch: Clinical Practice with Kinky Clients. 

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • The non-traditional relationship Stefani sees in her practice  
  • The stigma non—traditional relationships face when forming romantic relationships 
  • Working with sex workers  
  • Sexual challenges non-traditional couples face  
  • Working around jealousy  
  • The importance of negotiation and communication  
  • What does it mean to be kink aware? 
  • Things that get in the way of therapists working with people from the lense of kink awareness? 
  • How 2-5% of the population need a form of kink to be sexually stimulated  
  • Misconceptions around working with non-traditional couples  
 
 

 

Resources 

http://www.boundtogethercounseling.com  

 

Bonus Episode, Anorexia Nervosa & Sex: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-episode-anorexia-nervosa-sex/

Bonus Episode, Sex & OCD: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-episode-ocd-and-sex/ 

Bonus Episode, Sex & Depression: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-depression-sex/  

 

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://oasis2care.com/contact-nazanin-moali-psychologist/  

 

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

Sep 3, 2019

Welcome to episode 139 of the Sexology Podcast! 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. 

 

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST has given more than 350 presentations across America and in nine countries. His fourth book, ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship, was just published and is the first to examine how ADHD impacts a couple’s sexual and relationship satisfaction and how to improve both.  

 

In this episode, you will hear:  

 

  • Looking at the survey Dri Ari conducted for his new book  
  • Do men with ADHD experience more desire than women? 
  • Navigating the challenges that couples with ADHD will go through  
  • The role medication plays in this issue  
  • Distractions during sex, looking at keeping focused and in the zone  
  • Does having sex make you a better person? 
  • How an overall good relationship balance will lead to great sex 
  • Creating fairness and managing expectations  
  • Looking at the parent / child dynamic  
  • Other findings on how couples managed to make it work in the bedroom  
  • How can a partner help work on someone else’s issue? 
 
 

 

Resources 

https://adultADHDbook.com  

https://tuckmanpsych.com  

 

Bonus Episode, Sex & OCD: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-episode-ocd-and-sex/ 

Bonus Episode, Sex & Depression: https://oasis2care.com/bonus-depression-sex/  

 

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://oasis2care.com/contact-nazanin-moali-psychologist/  

 

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

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