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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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May 25, 2021

Welcome to episode 231 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I’m delighted to welcome Dr. Megan Stubbs to the podcast. In this episode, Megan talks to me about sex toys, the evolution of them over the years, how they can improve your sex life, and recommendations for the best ones to check out. 

  

Holding degrees in Human Sexuality and Biology, Dr. Megan Stubbs is an energetic multi-media savvy Sexologist. She has been building a brand that has sexual wellness, education, and pleasure at the forefront. With her respective degrees, she is able to combine two of her favorite things, science and sex, into a cohesive platform to impact her audience. She offers presentations on a wide variety of topics ranging from positive body image to sexual assault prevention. She is mindful of inclusion and brings a sensitivity to ethnic diversity rooted in her own complex heritage.  

  

Her programming is designed to entertain and educate with actionable steps and information the participants can use as soon as they leave. Her advice is frequently quoted in national media outlets, she writes for many online and print publications, appears on television, speaks on radio, and presents at public and private events. Her new book, Playing Without a Partner: A Singles' Guide to Sex, Dating, and Happiness, is available now.

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • Looking at the history of sex toys 
  • The evolution and changes to sex toys over the years 
  • How sex was unknowingly used as treatment for women hundreds of years ago 
  • The ways in which sex toys can improve your sex life 
  • How sex toys can be an addition to your existing sex life 
  • The ways in which sex toys can break sexual boredom  
  • How couples can use sex toys together  
  • Can sex toys become addictive? 
  • Looking at health considerations when using sex toys  
  • Using lubricant alongside sex toys  
  • Good practices for using, cleaning and maintaining your sex toys 
  • Looking at the rising popularity of CBD oils  
  • Recommendations for good vibrators to check out  

 

Find Dr. Megan Stubbs online 

https://www.sexologistmegan.com  

 

101 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Hot 

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

May 18, 2021

Welcome to episode 230 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I’m delighted to welcome back Martha Kauppi, LMFT to the podcast. In this episode, Martha speaks to us about her new book, Polyamory: A Clinical Toolkit for Therapists (and Their Clients), looking at consensual non-monogamy, examining common myths around polyamory, and the relationship and sexual dynamics of polyamory. 

  

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. She has a book coming out in August 2020 about working effectively with clinical challenges related to polyamory. 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How Martha became interested in writing her new book; Polyamory: A Clinical Toolkit for Therapists (and Their Clients) 
  • Looking at consensual non-monogamy  
  • How people are more open to polyamory now than in previous years 
  • Deconstructing the stigma attached to polyamory 
  • Examining common myths around polyamory  
  • Recommendations for people considering opening their relationship  
  • Looking the relationship and sexual dynamics of polyamory  
  • How misconceptions around polyamory lead to a fear of it  
  • Looking at differentiation  
  • How therapists can better understand these issues to know when it’s right to recommend polyamory  

 

Find Martha Kauppi online 

https://instituteforrelationalintimacy.com  

 

101 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Hot 

http://www.sexologypodcast.com/subscribe/ 

 

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

May 11, 2021

Welcome to episode 229 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I’m delighted to welcome back Alicia & Erwan Davon to the podcast. In this episode Alicia & Erwan speak to me about how can we cultivate sexual spark in our long-term relationships, flirt in a long-term relationship and discovering your sexual energy. 

  

For over 25 years Erwan who was joined by Alicia in 2003 have been working successfully with singles and couples, teaching their signature process – the Davon Method to hundreds of students in groups, retreats, and individual sessions and helping them create the relationships of their dreams. 

  

Erwan and Alicia have a unique approach to relationship coaching that combines their educational backgrounds in psychology and aspects of Zen Buddhism to provide a holistic method to effectively improve connection with the self and others.  

  

Erwan studied psychology after a difficult childhood and an early introduction to therapeutic work. He went on to live and study in a Zen Monastery, direct a yoga ashram, and began teaching personal development at one of the world’s largest personal grown organizations. Erwan’s passion for helping and teaching people led him to found Erwan Davon Teachings in 1995, specifically to help people improve their relationships. 

  

Alicia Davon holds a Master’s degree in Integral Psychology with a focus on women’s romantic and sensual expression. She trained as a therapist before meeting Erwan and led numerous women’s groups devoted to female pleasure and life fulfilment from career to relationship. She met Erwan 15 years ago and started teaching with him soon after. 

  

Together, Erwan and Alicia developed The Pleasure Course, which has helped thousands achieve their ideal love lives. They provide a safe place to explore psychological inquiry, pleasure, and sexuality. 

  

They have spent years perfecting their curriculum and techniques and are excited to share their expertise with newcomers so they can help improve chemistry, connection, communication, and passion in others’ lives! 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How can we cultivate sexual spark in our long-term relationships? 
  • Learning to bring more sexual energy into your relationship  
  • How we can de-prioritize sex in our relationships  
  • Understanding the need to put aside time for sexual development  
  • How you can flirt in a long-term relationship  
  • Finding synergy between feminine and masculine energy  
  • Discovering your sexual energy  
  • Tapping into embodiment  
  • How you can learn to lean into pleasure  
  • The common mistakes couples make around these issues  
  • How you can read in-between the sexual lines of your partner 
 
 

 

The Pleasure Course

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-pleasure-course-unleash-your-relationship-potential-tickets-138473123841?aff=sexology

Find Alicia & Erwan Online 

https://erwandavon.com/consult  

 

Listen to episode 210 with Find Alicia & Erwan Online 

 

Giveaway 

We have 5 copies of Dr Kerner’s new book to giveaway! To enter the competition and win a copy, simply subscribe to Sexology Podcast, write a review on iTunes, Stitcher etc and send a screenshot of the review to - https://www.instagram.com/sexologypodcast/ 

 

Winners will be announced on our email newsletter on May 18th, 2021.   

 

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

May 4, 2021

Welcome to episode 228 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I'm delighted to welcome Leonor de Oliveira, MSc to the podcast. In this episode, Leonor de Oliveira speaks to me about the issue of sexual boredom, looking at hypersexuality and how infidelity can affect sexual boredom.  

 

Leonor de Oliveira, MSc in Psychology, is a Clinical Psychologist credited by the Portuguese Board of Psychologists and Sexual Therapist by the Portuguese Society of Clinical Sexology. Currently integrates Porto University’s Centre for Psychology as a researcher, and the Doctoral Program in Human Sexuality as a student. Her main research topic is sexual boredom and its relationships with individual, relationship, and systemic aspects. She runs the social media account on Instagram @prontoadespir, where she promotes evidence based sexual education and advocates for sexual rights. Outside of the sexuality field she has mainly worked in the context of crisis intervention and short-term therapy in EAP settings. 

 

* The literal translation of “Pronto a despir” is “ready to undress” - a word play with the French expression “Prêt-à-porter” that means “ready to wear”. This project started as a blog in 2014 and last year made its comeback on Instagram. 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How did Leonor become interested in sexual boredom? 
  • The importance of love and connection  
  • Creating space for passion and sexual excitement 
  • How is sexual boredom defined? 
  • The need to show up to help overcome sexual boredom  
  • Looking at hyper sexuality  
  • Why novelty and stimulation may not be enough to improve sexual boredom 
  • The ways infidelity can affect sexual boredom  
  • Discussion around the movie “Unas” and it’s portrayal of these issues  
 

 

Find Leonor de Oliveira Online 

https://www.instagram.com/prontoadespir  

  

Free Masterclass 

In this Masterclass we will: 
 

  • Identify the main source of intimacy dissatisfaction in your relationship 

We will first discuss the most common causes of intimacy dissatisfaction in relationships and then explore the roots of these issues. 
 

  • Tackle your specific intimacy challenges 

We will guide and walk you through addressing identified problems and explore the most effective ways to improve connection with your partner. 

 

https://sexologypodcast.com/masterclass/ 

 

 

Giveaway 

We have 5 copies of Dr Kerner’s new book to giveaway! To enter the competition and win a copy, simply subscribe to Sexology Podcast, write a review on iTunes, Stitcher etc and send a screenshot of the review to - https://www.instagram.com/sexologypodcast/ 

 

Winners will be announced on our email newsletter on May 11th, 2021.   

 

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

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