What's up listeners! This week we talk to the legendary, Dr. Uchenna “UC” Ossai!! She shares her story of what sparked her interest in pelvic health. Dr. UC also discusses the importance of being comfortable with sexuality and the pelvic floor. We learn about the history of racism and oppression in healthcare and how this can affect how a provider addresses an individual's unique experience of pain.
"These conversations recognizing advantages and disadvantages & how systems of oppression can influence one's experience of pain can be exhausting, however, it is important and requires internal work that isn't sexy, nor is tangible."
Dr. Uchenna “UC” Ossai is a sex-positive pelvic health physical therapist and sexuality educator and counselor. Dr. UC is an assistant professor at the University of Texas Dell Medical School and also serves as the pelvic health program manager at UT Health Austin. She is on faculty for the University of Michigan, School of Social Work’s Sexual Health Certification Program. Dr. UC is one of few licensed physical therapists in the world with an AASECT certification in sexuality counseling; as well as the only Black physical therapist with this specific designation. She is also the founder of YouSeeLogic, an online platform that focuses on improving the sexual intelligence of ALL adults through innovative content and honest discussion that is free of judgment.
Thank you for listening. Check out Dr. UC's new online course: Intersections of Racism and Power: Healthcare Redefined. https://youseelogic.com/shop/Intersections-of-Racism-and-Power-Healthcare-Redefined-p211991311
When: Saturday, July 18, 8:00 am to 1:30 pm Central Standard Time
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We were also joined by the fabulous Laura Merkel, a professional dancer & fitness coach. Learn more about Laura here: lauramerkel4.wixsite.com/lauramerkel
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