305 episodes

Each week, Dr. Nazanin Moali interviews experts, psychologists, mental health practitioners 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.

Sexology Dr. Nazanin Moali, Ph.D, Psychology of Sex | Couple Therapy | Sex Education

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Each week, Dr. Nazanin Moali interviews experts, psychologists, mental health practitioners 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.

    EP301 - What Does It Mean To Be Bad in Bed? Ft Dr. Albert Wong

    EP301 - What Does It Mean To Be Bad in Bed? Ft Dr. Albert Wong

    Welcome to episode 301 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Albert Wong back to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss the common mistakes couples in long term relationships make around sex, how you can listen to your body to know your needs and ways in which you can give compassionate feedback. 
     
    Dr. Albert Wong is the Director of the Trauma Certificate Program at Somatopia and and the former Director of Somatic Psychology at John F. Kennedy University.  
     
    A leading educator in the field of somatics, he trains students in somatic psychology, healing trauma, and the mind-body connection through his online platform, Somatopia, and maintains an online private practice centered around somatic psychology. 
        
    In this episode, you will hear: 
      
    What do people mean when they say, “my partner is bad in bed”? Common mistakes couples in long term relationships make around sex  The ingredients needed to improve a relationship  Recommendations for rituals you can incorporate into your relationship  How you can listen to your body to know your needs Understanding the importance of communication  The importance of being selfull Ways in which you can give compassionate feedback Analyzing the practicalities of feedback   
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    Find Dr. Albert Wong Online 
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    • 47 min
    EP300 - Between the Sheets: Desire Issues and Open Relationship Red Flags

    EP300 - Between the Sheets: Desire Issues and Open Relationship Red Flags

    Welcome to episode 300 of the Sexology Podcast! Today is a special episode where Dr Nazanin Moali answers your questions around desire discrepancy, improving an unhealthy open relationship, overcoming performance challenges and how pornography can cause erectile dysfunction.  
     
    Dr. Moali also reflects hosting Sexology Podcast for five years and how the podcast has changed Dr. Moali as a clinician. 
        
    In this episode, you will hear: 
      
    Analyzing a desire discrepancy between a couple  Ways to manage differences in sexual drive between partners Understanding your baseline desire  Overcoming challenges of remaining present during sex The importance of mindfulness for better sex How you can use sensate focus touch  Create rituals before having sex  How you can seduce your partner in a way they like  Overcoming the challenges of open relationships Identifying the red flags of an unhealthy open relationship  The importance of creating co-consent for an open relationship  Understanding the need for your own privacy & boundaries  Looking at how pornography can cause erectile dysfunction  Does porn only affect erectile dysfunction when watched or can audio only porn do the same thing? Understanding that porn is not real life and is an unrealistic expectation of how your actual sex life will be  Managing your sexual fantasies alongside porn through masturbation  Reflecting on hosting Sexology Podcast for five years How the podcast has changed Dr. Moali as a clinician   
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    Transformative Power of Sensate Focus 
    https://sexologypodcast.com/2019/01/08/sensate-focus/  
     
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    • 32 min
    EP299 - The Surprising Psychology of Dominance ft Stefani Goerlich

    EP299 - The Surprising Psychology of Dominance ft Stefani Goerlich

    Welcome to episode 299 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Stefani Goerlich back to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss how Stefani became interested in writing her book Praise for The Leather Couch, the misconceptions around dominance in the bedroom and how people get more turned on when there is consent. 
     
    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: 
      
    How Stefani became interested in writing her book Praise for The Leather Couch The misconceptions around dominance in the bedroom  Looking at dominance v domestic violence  Analyzing the consent issues in Fifty Shades of Grey  Looking at the different types of dominance, sadism, topping, BDSM, etc.  How do people discover what kind of dominance they like and don’t like  Understanding the importance of consent  How people get more turned on when there is consent  The importance of communication and clear understanding 

    Find Stefani Goerlich Online 
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    • 39 min
    EP298 - Should I End My Relationship or Go to a Sex Therapist ft Nicoletta Heidegger

    EP298 - Should I End My Relationship or Go to a Sex Therapist ft Nicoletta Heidegger

    Welcome to episode 298 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Nicoletta Heidegger to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss dealing with erotic conflict, exploring other relationship types such as polyamorous and figuring out when’s the right time to end a relationship. 
     
    Nicoletta Heidegger is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#110256) and sexologist practicing in Los Angeles, California. 
      
    Nicoletta received her BA in Psychology from Stanford University, her MA in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, and her Masters of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University.  
      
    She sees therapy clients virtually and at her unique ranch office in Los Angeles, where she offers sex therapy, outdoor sessions, and Equine Facilitated (also called Equine Assisted) Psychotherapy and Learning. Nicoletta also creates weekly content via her growing hit show Sluts and Scholars: a sex positive, shame-free educational podcast. 
        
    In this episode, you will hear: 
      
    Dealing with erotic conflict  Discovering your partner likes something sexual you’re not interested in What to do when your partner reveals they have a fetish to you How to communicate if your partner revels a different sexual side to you Exploring other relationship types such as polyamorous  The different types of modality people can explore Looking at equine assisted therapy  What we can learn from equine assisted therapy Figuring out when’s the right time to end a relationship 
    Find Nicoletta Heidegger Online 
    https://www.slutsandscholars.com  
     
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    • 43 min
    EP297 - The Problem with Being Too Perfect in the Bedroom Ft Dr. Tom Murray

    EP297 - The Problem with Being Too Perfect in the Bedroom Ft Dr. Tom Murray

    Welcome to episode 297 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Tom Murray to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss the way in which over control gets in the way of great sex, understanding the issue of forced celibacy and exercises you can do to improve your sex life. 
     
    Dr. Tom Murray, author, international trainer, educator, and couples and sex therapist-supervisor, is a widely sought-after expert in sexuality and intimate relationships. For 20+ years, Murray has worked with everyday folks to embrace their weirdness, shed labels and shame, lean into anxiety, and build better and stronger relationships. 
      
    Murray has appeared in numerous venues, including the Huffington Post and The Daily Mail, as well as radio, television and podcasts, including the Practice of Being Seen and Shrink Rap Radio. 
      
    Murray directs A Path to Wellness Integrative Psychiatry. He authored Making Nice with Naughty: An intimacy guide for the rule-following, organized, perfectionist, practical, and color within the line types. 
        
    In this episode, you will hear: 
      
    How Tom became interested in this subject area The way in which over control gets in the way of great sex Why sex needs mystery The pressure we put on ourselves to be “Sexually perfect” Recommendations for dealing with an over developed desire to control things Analyzing the monogamous agreement Understanding the issue of forced celibacy The pleasures of mutual masturbation Looking the issues around the “Neutral Face” How you can learn to better show your emotions Exercises you can do to improve your sex life  
    Find Dr. Tom Murray Online 
    https://drtommurray.com 
     
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    • 40 min
    EP296: 6 Different Types of Intimacy to Explore with Your Partner ft Mary Jo Rapini

    EP296: 6 Different Types of Intimacy to Explore with Your Partner ft Mary Jo Rapini

    Welcome to episode 296 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Mary Jo Rapini to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss the difference between intimacy and sex, analyzing intellectual intimacy and how you can gain better access to your emotions. 
     
    Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC is a psychotherapist specializing in intimacy, sex and relationships. She lives in Houston, Texas and maintains a private practice as a relationship, intimacy/sex psychotherapist. 
      
    Rapini is a renowned lecturer, author and television personality. Currently, you can find Mary Jo on Fox 26 Houston with her segment on healthy relationships on Mondays and “Ask Mary Jo” on Thursdays. She has been a contributor on air for CNN’s Prime News and has been on CBS Up to the Minute, Fox National Morning News, Montel, Steve Harvey, the Today Show and Dateline.  
      
    Rapini contributes and writes a love/relationship expert page for Your Tango. She also contributes to magazines including Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Playboy, First, Seventeen, Teen, Redbook and Self. She has written for Huffington Post and the New York Times. 
      
    Rapini is the author of Is God Pink? Dying to Heal, and a co-author of Start Talking: A Girl's Guide for You and Your Mom about Health, Sex or Whatever and Re-Coupling; a Couple’s 4 Step Guide to Greater Intimacy and Better Sex. 
        
    In this episode, you will hear: 
      
    Looking at the difference between intimacy and sex Understanding the different types of intimacy  How you can gain better access to your emotions The importance of not rushing to find solutions if you’ve been emotionally hurt  Analyzing intellectual intimacy  How you can manage different religious and political beliefs in a relationship  The difference between physical and sexual intimacy  How men and women engage differently with intimacy 
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    Find Mary Jo Rapini Online 
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    • 37 min

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