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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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Oct 31, 2020

Welcome to a bonus Halloween episode of the Sexology Podcast! On this episode, I talk about how you can get playful with Halloween themes in the bedroom with my guest, sex therapist and host of Sex Talk with Erika, Erika Miley.

 

Erika Miley is the founder and practice owner of The Center for Mental and Sexual Health. She believes in accessible, confidential, and comfortable therapy. Erika graduated from Whitworth University with a Master’s of Education in Clinical Mental Health. She has worked in public agencies, prisons, and in her own private practice. Erika’s specialty lies in Sexuality, working with monogamous and non-monogamous couples, non-binary genders, as well as people who suffer from anxiety and depression.

 

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The importance of incorporating fun in your sex life during these turbulent times
  • Tapping into different dynamics to surprise your partner
  • Role playing by dressing up in costumes
  • Changing locations for something exciting and new
  • How to work in exhibitionism in a safe and legal way
  • Paint your partner’s body and let them paint yours with edible paint
  • Halloween is the perfect time to introduce your fantasies to your partner
  • Temperature play with candles, oils, and ice
  • Incorporating food into your play
  • Do a sexy scavenger hunt
  • Attend a virtual women-led sex party
  • Use Halloween-themed sex toys

 

 

101 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Hot

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Find Erika online:

https://erikamiley.com/

www.sextalkwitherika.com

Instagram @erikamileytherapy

https://www.facebook.com/groups/sextalkprogroup 

Twitter @MrsErikaMiley

 

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http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

Oct 27, 2020

Today on the Sexology Podcast we are celebrating our 200th episode! We’ll be revisiting past episodes that our listeners selected as the ones that helped them the most and provided the best sex advice.  

 

In this episode, you will hear clips from:  

 

Dr. Lonnie Barbach, a clinical-social psychologist, has received numerous awards for her work on sexuality and has written a dozen books on relationships, sexuality and menopause in addition to a number of video tapes and audio tapes.  

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2019/04/02/how-to-please-your-lover-by-dr-lonnie-barbach  

  

Dr. Alison Ash is a sex and intimacy coach and educator, lecturer at Stanford University, author, and founder of TurnON.love. 

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2019/12/03/art-and-science-of-seduction-with-dr-alison-ash/  

  

Caitlin V is a sex and relationship coach who helps men become amazing lovers and incredible partners. 

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2019/08/20/how-to-last-longer-in-bed/  

 

Dr. Cat Meyer, PsyD, LMFT is a licensed couples therapist, sex therapist, yoga instructor, published researcher, and reiki practitioner dedicated to evolving the relationship we have surrounding sexuality and our bodies. 

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2020/01/07/ep158-7-ways-to-upgrade-your-sex-life-according-to-sexperts/  

  

Emily Nagoski is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller, Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life and The Come As You Are Workbook, and co-author, with her sister Amelia, of Burnout: The Secret to Solving the Stress Cycle.

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2019/03/12/female-orgasm-with-dr-emily-nagoski/  

  

Stephen Snyder MD is a sex therapist, relationship therapist, and sexual medicine specialist who has dedicated his entire career to helping individuals and couples with sex and relationship concerns. 

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2020/07/28/ep187-the-key-to-great-sex-in-long-term-relationships-with-dr-stephen-snyder/  

  

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. is a Board Certified Sexologist and Certified Sex Therapist as well as a Relationship Therapist and author of several books for couples including Getting the Sex You Want, The New Monogamy, When You’re the One Who Cheated and Integrative Sex and Couples Therapy. 

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2019/11/05/ep149-the-monogamy-paradox-with-dr-tammy-nelson  

  

Carol Queen is an American author, editor, sociologist and sexologist active in the sex-positive feminism movement. Queen has written on human sexuality in books such as Real Live Nude Girl: Chronicles of Sex-Positive Culture.

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2020/01/28/how-to-overcome-sexual-shyness-with-carol-queen-phd/  

  

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, examines how ADHD impacts a couple’s sexual and relationship satisfaction and how to improve both. 

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2019/09/03/sex-relationships-adhd-with-dr-ari-tuckman/  

  

Barbara Carrellas is the founder of Urban Tantra® and the author of Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-first Century, Ecstasy is Necessary: A Practical Guide to Sex, Relationships and Oh So Much More, and Luxurious Loving. 

  

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/2020/01/14/tantric-orgasm-with-barbara-carrellas  

 

101 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Hot 

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Find Dr. Moali online:   

http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

 

Find me on social media:   

https://www.instagram.com/sexologypodcast 

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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  

Oct 20, 2020

Welcome to episode 199 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I'm delighted to welcome Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers to the podcast. In this episode Dr. Tina speaks with me about overcoming religious shame around sex, taking a look at the historical context of abstinence and learning how to remain within your religion whilst having a healthy sex life.  

 

Dr. Tina is a vibrant thought leader around issues of sexuality, intimacy, and spirituality. Her life’s work is centered around rooting out the causes of sexual shame and providing tools that disarm and demystify all the negative messages that we receive in American culture and so often in religious circles. She regularly speaks at events, conferences, intimacy retreats, churches, and universities around the country. 

  

Dr. Tina is a sex therapist, former professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Seattle Pacific University, founder of the Northwest Institute on Intimacy, AASECT-certified supervisor, mother, wife, and author. She is currently doing work on her next book, which is intended to help parents raise their children free of sexual shame and appropriately teach them about healthy sexuality over each stage of their development. 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How Tina became interested in this line of work  
  • Looking back at abstinence only teachings  
  • How couples struggle holding out on sex until after marriage  
  • Understanding the historical context around the issue of sex and religion  
  • Remaining in your religion whilst having a healthy sex life 
  • Learning to appreciate your body 
  • How to begin the process of not being ashamed of wanting to have sex  
 

 

Celebrating 200 episodes 

Email drmoali@sexologypodcast.com with the best sex advice you got from the podcast and we’ll enter you into a raffle to win an Amazon gift voucher! 

 

Find Dr. Tina Online 

https://www.tinaschermersellers.com  

 

Find Dr. Moali online:   

http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

 

Find me on social media:   

https://www.instagram.com/sexologypodcast 

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  

Oct 13, 2020

Welcome to episode 198 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I'm delighted to welcome Dr. Rebecca Gibson to the podcast. In this episode Rebecca speaks with me about sex robots, how people become attracted to them, why they won’t help you with relational skills and what the future holds as technology and AI continue to improve.  

Rebecca Gibson is an adjunct professor at American University and Indiana University South Bend. Her published works include "Desire in the Age of Robots and AI: An Investigation in Science Fiction and Fact" (Palgrave Macmillan 2019) and "The Corseted Skeleton: A Bioarchaeology of Binding" (Palgrave Macmillan 2020).  

She holds a PhD in Anthropology from American University, and when not writing or teaching can be found reading mystery novels amidst a pile of stuffed animals.   

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • What are sex robots?  
  • How did Rebecca become interested in this line of work? 
  • Why is there a lack of male sex robots? 
  • Looking at the reasons why people become attracted to sex robots 
  • How the Turning Test is being used to make sex robots more interesting  
  • How sex robots fill a gap for people who can’t get access to sex  
  • The way in which many sex robots reflect their creators 
  • Why sex robots won’t help you with relational skills  
  • What is going to be the future trends of sex robots? 

 

25 Ways to Increase Desire 

https://oasis2care.com/opt-in/ 

 

Find Rebecca Online 

https://www.facebook.com/TheCorsetedSkeleton  

 

Find Dr. Moali online:   

http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

 

Find me on social media:   

https://www.instagram.com/sexologypodcast 

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  

Oct 6, 2020

Welcome to episode 197 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I'm delighted to welcome Dr. Stephen Diamond to the podcast. In this episode Dr. Diamond talks to me about how we can best use the daimonic in our lives, analyzing the underlying reasons for our sexual fantasies and different ways we can engage with our fantasies.  

 

Dr. Stephen Diamond is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist practicing in Los Angeles, CA. A former pupil and protégé of existential psychoanalyst Rollo May, he is the author of Anger, Madness, and the Daimonic: The Psychological Genesis of Violence, Evil, and Creativity (State University of New York Press, 1996). Dr. Diamond has contributed chapters to the bestselling anthology Meeting the Shadow: The Hidden Power of the Dark Side of Human Nature (1990), Spirituality and Psychological Health (2005), the Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (2009), Writing Music (2018), a chapter titled "Existential Therapy: Confronting Life's Ultimate Concerns" to the textbook Contemporary Theory and Practice in Counseling and Psychotherapy (SAGE, 2015), and, most recently, a chapter titled “Existential Explorations of Psychopathy” for a forthcoming forensic psychology text.  

  

His writing has also appeared in various professional journals such as the San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Psychological Perspectives, the Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, PsycCRITIQUES, Existential Analysis, and Dasein, and he has lectured and taught at diverse institutions including Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (Palo Alto University), J.F.K. University, Argosy University, the C.G. Jung Institute-Zurich, Ryokan College, Loyola Marymount University, and the Existential Academy in London.  

  

Dr. Diamond appears frequently as a guest expert in made-for-television documentaries about high-profile criminal cases. Presently, he authors a long-running blog titled “Evil Deeds” for Psychology Today, serves on the editorial board of JHP, and maintains a private psychotherapy practice. He is a contracted provider of psychotherapy for Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, and is also currently employed as a Consulting Psychologist for a private subacute psychiatric hospital in Sylmar, CA.   

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • Taking a look at the daimonic quality of sex  
  • How aspects of the daimonic can take over or possess us  
  • How can we channel the daimonic for our creativity?  
  • Understanding what our sexual fantasies and desires might mean 
  • Learning to embrace and not shut out your fantasies  
  • Connecting with your erotic self  
  • The difference between thinking about a fantasy and acting one out  
  • Different ways we can engage with our fantasies  
  • Analyzing the underlying reasons for our sexual fantasies  
  • How using the daimonic can be a source of energy  
 
 

 

Head to Nazanin’s Instagram each Friday for a new cooking challenge she is doing, focusing on enhancing your sensuality and libido! 

 

Ebook: How to Increase Your Libido – For Women 

https://oasis2care.com/how-to-increase-your-libido/ 

 

Find Dr. Diamond Online 

http://www.drstephendiamond.com  

 

Find Dr. Moali online:   

http://www.sexologypodcast.com 

 

Find me on social media:   

https://www.instagram.com/sexologypodcast 

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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