44 episodes

Relationship & Sex Therapist Dr. Tammy Nelson gets up close and personal with leading, sex-positive experts and influencers to examine hot topics and answer your questions about pleasure, sexuality, relationships and the most forbidden aspects of the human experience.

The Trouble with Sex The Trouble With Sex

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 41 Ratings

Relationship & Sex Therapist Dr. Tammy Nelson gets up close and personal with leading, sex-positive experts and influencers to examine hot topics and answer your questions about pleasure, sexuality, relationships and the most forbidden aspects of the human experience.

    Orgasm Equality

    Orgasm Equality

    *This episode originally aired June 2020. Enjoy!

    Wish you enjoyed sex more? Are you looking to better satisfy your partner?  Join Dr. Tammy and Dr. Laurie Mintz as they discuss why our culture's emphasis on intercourse and the male orgasm perpetuates pleasure inequality in the bedroom, and how becoming cliterate will create much more excitement between the sheets.

    INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CERTIFIED AS A SEX THERAPIST?
    Visit  the ISTI - Integrative Sex Therapy Institute.  If you are already a therapist, find out how to receive your AASECT Sex Therapist Certification. Or, elevate your practice in relational psychotherapy by earning the new Certified Sex and Couples Therapist designation (CSCT).​ AASECT and CSCT renewal and re-certification classes are also offered.
      
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    Dr. Laurie Mintz is an award-winning professor at the University of Florida, where she teaches the Psychology of Human Sexuality.  Dr. Mintz has published over 50 scholarly articles in academic journals and six chapters in academic books. For almost 30 years, Dr. Mintz has also maintained a small private practice, working with both individuals and couples on general and sexual issues. She is also the author of two popular press books—both written with the aim of empowering women: A Tired Woman’s Guide to Passionate Sex and Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters—And How To Get It. Dr. Mintz a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, indicating that her work has had a positive national influence on the field of psychology. Watch her recent Tedx Talk: A New Revolution for Orgasm Equality.
     
      THE TROUBLE WITH SEX RESOURCES, REFERENCES & INFO
    · To read more about how to improve your sex life, check out Dr. Tammy's Getting the Sex You Want: Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together.
    · Learn more about love, marriage, monogamy and how to redefine your commitment to each other in Dr. Tammy's TEDX talk - The New Monogamy - or her book by the same name.
     ·  Want more Dr. Tammy?  Read: The New Monogamy, When You're the One Who Cheats  and Getting the Sex You Want.

    • 26 min
    Strange Bedfellows

    Strange Bedfellows

    Whether you’re having sex or not – this episode is a must! Dr. Tammy invites Dr. Ina Park to  demystify and educate us all on how common sexual transmitted infections (STIs) really are, the surprising ones on the rise, and on how we can protect ourselves - and our partners -  while enjoying our sex lives.

    DR. TAMMY WANTS TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS about Sex, Love & Relationship and help you with your Trouble with Sex. Send your questions to drtammy@thetroublewithsex.com.

     INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CERTIFIED AS A SEX THERAPIST?
    Visit ISTI - Integrative Sex Therapy Institute.  If you are already a therapist, find out how to receive your AASECT Sex Therapist Certification. Or, elevate your practice in relational psychotherapy by earning the new Certified Sex and Couples Therapist designation (CSCT).​ AASECT and CSCT renewal and re-certification classes are also offered.
      
    GUEST BIO
    Ina Park MD, MS
    Dr. Ina Park is an associate professor at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, Medical Consultant at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of STD Prevention, and Medical Director of the California Prevention Training Center. Dr. Park served as a co-author of the 2020 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines and is a contributor to the Department of Health and Human Services STI Federal Action Plan. She is a fierce advocate for public health, and the author of Strange Bed Fellows: Adventures in Science, History, and Surprising Secrets of STDs. 
    THE TROUBLE WITH SEX RESOURCES, REFERENCES & INFO
    · To read more about how to improve your sex life, check out Dr. Tammy's Getting the Sex You Want: Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together.
    · Learn more about love, marriage, monogamy and how to redefine your commitment to each other in Dr. Tammy's TEDX talk - The New Monogamy - or her book by the same name.
     ·  Want more Dr. Tammy?  Read: The New Monogamy, When You're the One Who Cheats.

    • 35 min
    Sex, Chronic Illness & Creativity

    Sex, Chronic Illness & Creativity

    Dr. Tammy talks with Dr. Lee Phillips about what you can do when chronic illness, pain, the pandemic, or any other major life change, impacts your relationship and sexual connection with your partner. Learn how to get physically creative and harness curiosity as a key to improving your relationship no matter what challenge (big or small) you may be forced to face.

    • 33 min
    Sex & Pain: Saving One Vagina at a Time

    Sex & Pain: Saving One Vagina at a Time

    Whether you are breast feeding, going through perimenopause, menopause, cancer treatment, or any life change that causes a shift in your hormone levels, every woman will experience vaginal discomfort or pain at some point. In this episode, Dr. Tammy gets hopeful tips and answers from OB/GYN, Dr. Sheryl Ross, about how to care for your lady parts so you can enjoy your body - and sex - throughout all stages of life.

    • 29 min
    Relationships, Transformation and Psychedelics

    Relationships, Transformation and Psychedelics

    Dr. Tammy talks with therapist, mediation & transformation teacher, and psychedelic medicine expert John Harrison about the potential and limitations of using plant medicine to responsibly explore relationships, sex and intimacy.

    • 30 min
    Becoming Sexually Woke

    Becoming Sexually Woke

    No matter what stage of life you're in, loving your body and your sex life can have its ups and downs. In this episode, Dr. Tammy talks with OB/GYN, and midlife sexuality expert, Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith about how to embrace change, the wisdom that comes with age, and the power of exploration to have the best sex of your life after menopause, divorce or any challenge life throws your way.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

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Always new topics

I find the guests and Tammy engaging and informative. Even if I don’t think the topic is something that applies to me, I learn new info that’s helpful.

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Fantastic!

I love Tammy’s no nonsense approach to talking about sex. She’s informative, compassionate, and open. She brings personal stories into the show which make you love her even more. I walk away learning something new each time I interact with Tammy.

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