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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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Jul 28, 2020

Welcome to episode 187 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I’m excited to welcome Dr. Stephen Snyder to the podcast. In this episode Dr. Snyder talks to me about having better sex in long term monogamous relationships, creating better psychological arousal and recommendations to improve your sex life.  

 

Stephen Snyder MD — sex therapist, relationship therapist, and sexual medicine specialist — has dedicated his entire career to helping individuals and couples with sex and relationship concerns. Over 30+ years, he’s helped over 1,500 individuals and couples regain closeness and satisfaction in their relationships. 

  

Dr. Snyder is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and the author of one of the most acclaimed sex and relationship books of our time, LOVE WORTH MAKING: How to Have Ridiculously Great Sex in a Long-Lasting Relationship (St Martin’s Press, 2018).    

  

As an MD sex therapist, Dr. Snyder has a unique combination of skills that enables him to handle the most complex, difficult situations. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco (M.D. 1983), trained in internal medicine at Mt Zion Medical Center in San Francisco (1983-84), then in psychiatry at the Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital / Cornell University Medical Center (1984-87) and as a Fellow in Behavioral Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC (1987-89).  

  

Dr. Snyder was Director of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at Mount Sinai Medical Center from 1990-2000. Since 2000, he has been in full-time private practice in Manhattan, specializing in sex and relationship concerns. 

  

Dr. Snyder is an active member of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR); has been a presenter, workshop leader, and discussant at the Society’s national meetings; and has served on its Professional Book Award Committee and as Chairman of its Consumer Book Award committee. 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • What are the barriers experience people in monogamous relationships face?  
  • How do you define good sex?  
  • Looking at psychological arousal  
  • How passion is erotic selfishness  
  • Creating psychological space for arousal  
  • The role that fantasy plays in this issue  
  • Why women lose interest in sex in long term relationships  
  • Recommendations to improve your sex life in a long-term relationship  
  • The fear men hold about disappointing their partners  
  • Looking at the issue of erectile dysfunction   
 
 

 

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Thank you to our sponsor Better Help. Every day, thousands of people seek the help of a licensed therapist. If you are a psychologist, marriage & family therapist, clinical social worker or board licensed professional counselor, BetterHelp is the easiest way to apply your clinical expertise online. https://betterhelp.com/sexology 

 

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Find Dr. Snyder online: 

https://www.sexualityresource.com/ 

 

Find Dr. Moali online:   

http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

 

Find me on social media:   

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care   

  

If you are interested in booking a video counselling session with Dr. Moali: 

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

 

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

Jul 21, 2020

Welcome to episode 186 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I’m excited to welcome Dr. Lyndsey Harper to the podcast. In this episode Dr. Harper talks to me about how to increase your sexual desire at any stage in life, evidence-based ways to increase your libido and we take a look at her wonderful app – Rosy.  

 

Lyndsey Harper, MD is the Founder and CEO of Rosy, an app for women with decreased sexual desire. Dr. Harper created Rosy out of frustration when she couldn’t find a modern and accessible resource to help her many patients with this problem. Rosy is a resource to connect the 25 million women in the US with decreased sexual desire with hope, community, and research-backed solutions to improve their lives.  

 

Dr. Harper completed Ob/Gyn residency in 2011 at Baylor Scott & White Health in Dallas, Texas, and Dr. Harper saw patients in private practice for seven years and now is a hospitalist. Dr. Harper is Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn for Texas A&M College of Medicine, a Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health. 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • Does menopause effect your sex life? 
  • Looking at the feeling of having your desire stolen from you 
  • Are hormonal treatments effective?  
  • How sex can be become a physically painful experience  
  • They key ingredients for people having a fulfilled sexual life 
  • The importance of communication  
  • How you can advocate for yourself  
  • Learning to be brief and direct  
  • Evidence based ways to increase your libido  
  • Looking at Dr. Harper’s fantastic app – Rosy  
 

 

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If you are a psychologist, marriage & family therapist, clinical social worker or board licensed professional counselor, BetterHelp is the easiest way to apply your clinical expertise online.

Visit https://betterhelp.com/sexology and complete a brief application to get started.

 

Ebook: How to Increase Your Libido – For Women: 

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Find Dr. Harper online: 

https://meetrosy.com/ 

 

Find Dr. Moali online:   

http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

 

Find me on social media:   

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care   

  

If you are interested in booking a video counselling session with Dr. Moali: 

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

 

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

Jul 14, 2020

Welcome to episode 185 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Peyman Raoofi to the podcast. In this episode Dr. Raoofi speaks with me about the Madonna and whore complex, its complexities for relationships, how we can learn to adjust our own behaviors and learning to see your partner in a different light.  

 

Dr. Peyman Raoofi, licensed clinical psychologist in California, holds a Doctorate and Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University and a Bachelor's degree in psychology from California State University, Northridge with Summa Cum Laude Honors. 

  

He is currently working in his own private practice with individuals, couples and families. In addition Dr. Raoofi is contracted with multiple Long Term Care Facilities and Nursing Homes as consultant psychologist. 

  

He has many years of experience working with children on the spectrum of Autism/Asperger, and Mental Retardation. Throughout his trainings for intense psychosocial interventions he has been trained for ABA methodologies and DTT program in treating children with challenging behaviors. He has trainings from Johns Hopkins University and Yale University on science of well-being and health psychology. In addition Dr. Raoofi has worked as a social worker with geriatric population at an Adult Day Health Care Center. 

  

UNICEF, Relief International and Human Rights Council are other organizations that Dr. Raoofi has been actively involved to help disadvantaged children on a global level. He is a lifetime member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, Golden Key International Honor Society, recipient of Gold honor of the US President’s Volunteer Service Award from President George W. Bush and President Obama's Call to Service Award. He also has been recognized as an Honorary Ambassador by UNICEF and recognized as a Mental Health Hero by Chicago School of Psychology.  

  

Dr. Raoofi is currently serving on the Boards of Iranian Psychological Association of America (IPAA), Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) and Profamily Group. 

  

Dr. Raoofi is an International speaker and has been a guest speaker in many universities including MIT, UCLA, Cal State Los Angeles, Chicago School of Psychology, California School of Psychology, Pepperdine University and Sharif University. He has been a guest on multiple TV and Radio shows such as Voice of America, BBC, Spectrum News, Radio Hamrah, and KIRN 670AM. 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • What is the Madonna and whore complex? 
  • How cultures can affect this issue  
  • The way in which more male dominated cultures are more affected  
  • Overcoming seeing your partner as a sexual being as well as mother, carer etc  
  • Can this complex be cured?  
  • Understanding the importance of not solely focusing on one role, E.G Being a father  
  • Knowing it’s okay to indulge in sexual exchange and selfishness with your partner 
  • Paying attention to your own patterns and learning to adjust  
  • Learning to see your partner in a different light  
 
 

 

101 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Hot: 

 

Find Dr. Peyman Raoofi online: 

http://www.raoofi.com  

 

Find Dr. Moali online:   

http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

 

Find me on social media:   

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care   

  

If you are interested in booking a video counselling session with Dr. Moali: 

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

 

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

Jul 7, 2020

Welcome to episode 184 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am excited to welcome Janis Roszler & Donna Rice to the podcast. In this episode they speak with me about their new book Intimacy & Diabetes, the common challenges people face around sexuality and diabetes, removing shame from diabetes and navigating your sense of fun and spontaneity with a chronic illness. 

 

Romantic relationships play an important role in our everyday lives. But when diabetes enters the picture, it can complicate even the most loving and open relationships. Many people don’t know that diabetes can impact physical and emotional intimacy—and intimacy-related issues can be especially difficult to discuss with a partner or a doctor. But don’t let diabetes hinder the romance! Intimacy & Diabetes is here to give you practical information and expert advice to tackle this sensitive subject. This comprehensive, interactive guide covers everything you need to know to enjoy a fulfilling sexual and emotional life despite the challenges of diabetes. Inside you’ll find: 

  

The common physical and emotional sexual complications of diabetes and treatment options for men and women An overview of diabetes nutrition, physical activity, weight loss, and diabetes medications Information on how aging impacts diabetes management and intimacy Guidance on how to talk to your doctor about intimacy-related issues Ideas and techniques for building sexual intimacy and communicating effectively with your partner Tips to help you avoid dangerous or money-wasting fraudulent sexual treatments A collection of delicious, diabetes-friendly recipes to help spice up your love life.  

  

Authors Janis Roszler and Donna Rice use humor, helpful examples, and insightful questions to present key topics about sexual health in an engaging, approachable way. This book is perfect for anyone (regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, or health status) looking to rekindle intimacy with their partner or be proactive about their sexual and emotional wellbeing. Intimacy & Diabetes is your key to a happy, healthy intimate life with diabetes. 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How did Janis & Donna become interested in this topic? 
  • Understanding the need for providers to bring up the conversation to clients  
  • The common challenges people face around sexuality and diabetes  
  • How many aspects of diabetes are based on genetics and not behavioral issues  
  • Removing shame from diabetes  
  • Dealing with blame around chronic illnesses  
  • The challenges people face getting into a new relationship with diabetes  
  • Navigating your sense of fun and spontaneity with diabetes  
  • Looking at medications and their effectiveness  
 
 

Download my new ebook for free here:

 

Find Intimacy & Diabetes online: 

https://www.amazon.com/Intimacy-Diabetes-Janis-Roszler-ebook/dp/B084DPG4T7 

 

Find Dr. Moali online:   

http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

 

Find me on social media:   

https://www.instagram.com/oasis2care  

https://www.facebook.com/oasis2care   

  

If you are interested in booking a video counselling session with Dr. Moali: 

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

 

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

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