Can You Overcome Sexual Pain?
Can You Overcome Sexual Pain? This is an important question for a lot of people. Did you know that 3 out of 4 women will experience pain during intercourse at some point in their life? Men can experience sexual pain … Read More
Sexual Orientation vs. Erotic Orientation
Sexual Orientation vs. Erotic Orientation A lot of people are surprised to learn that it’s extremely common for women to fantasize about other women, regardless of their sexual orientation. Dr. Justin Lehmiller, a sex researcher and educator, recently surveyed 4,000 … Read More
Painful Love … Let’s Talk About Endometriosis
Painful Love … Let’s Talk About Endometriosis Painful sex, termed dyspareunia, is an often overlooked and taboo subject when it comes to women’s health. Though the causes are numerous, endometriosis is one such medical condition that is often seen in … Read More
Date Night Ideas Based on Your Love Language
Date Night Ideas Based on Your Love Language It’s no secret that The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman has impacted the ways we talk about love in our relationships and in counseling. His work has given us the words … Read More
How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a Pandemic
How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a Pandemic I’ll admit it–Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday. I love the red hearts, roses, and sweet gestures from our loved ones. I know Valentine’s Day makes a lot of people roll their … Read More
What is a Sexual Healthcare Provider and Why Would I Need to See One?
What is a Sexual Healthcare Provider and Why Would I Need to See One? “Why would anyone do this with their life?” A patient recently asked me this during a particularly comical exchange. She was new to sexual health and … Read More
What the Netflix show Bridgerton Got Right and (Very) Wrong about Sex: From the Perspective of a Sex Therapist
What the Netflix show Bridgerton Got Right and (Very) Wrong about Sex: From the Perspective of a Sex Therapist If you have not heard of the new Netflix show Bridgerton by now, you are either living under a rock or … Read More
What To Expect If You’ve Never Been To Therapy
What To Expect If You’ve Never Been To Therapy Deciding to go to therapy for the first time is a big deal! You may be really excited, or you may be super nervous. Both reactions are completely normal and valid. … Read More
How Stress Can Impact Our Sex Life … And How to Manage It
How Stress Can Impact Our Sex Life … And How to Manage It You may have heard the phrase “our brain is our biggest sex organ”. I know this is something I discuss in many of my sessions. Basically, this … Read More
You Don’t Have to Suffer Through Bad Sex… Sex Therapy Can Help!
You Don’t Have To Suffer Through Bad Sex Sex Therapy Can Help! “You don’t have to suffer through bad sex!” You have no idea how often I want to scream this in someone’s face (nicely, of course). Each time I … Read More
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy There are many factors that play into sexual function. No matter what sexual organ you have, the general sequence of the act of sex involves desire, arousal, and proper function of the pelvic floor muscles and … Read More
What Sex Therapy Is and What It’s Not
What Sex Therapy Is and What It’s Not For a lot of people, the term “sex therapy” sounds mysterious and maybe even a little taboo. When I told my friends and family that I wanted to be a sex therapist, … Read More