How To Talk About Sex And Consent

Sex And Consent - 4 Lessons From The Kink Community I don't remember when the concept of consent as it relates to sex became part of my vocabulary, but it shapes how I approach my personal relationships and affects the way I move through the world. I was shaken when the #MeToo movement exploded, not [...]

By |2019-07-03T14:30:08+00:00July 18th, 2019|Psychosexual Therapy, sex|0 Comments

Love Languages Good For Your Marriage

It’s important to figure out how we express love to those closest to us with Love Languages. In 1992, Gary Chapman, a senior associate pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, published The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. In the book, Dr. Chapman says that the ways [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:58:35+00:00July 12th, 2019|Communication, Couples therapy, Marriage|0 Comments

Normal Sex After Hospital

We came across this article on The Guardian website regarding Sex After Hospital. I am recovering from a suicide attempt. My partner has been a great support, but I am worried about intimacy and our sex life. I am scared that he thinks I am still too ill, or that he has “desexualised” me since [...]

How To Talk To Your Partner About Sex

Woodbridge Therapy's, Director Krystal Woodbridge, was in the Guardian on Saturday, discussing how you can talk to your partner about sex. “Woodbridge agrees: “People believe they have the power to give another person an orgasm – they don’t. If you take ownership of your own orgasm, it’s within nobody’s power to “not” give you one.” [...]

I feel trapped in the small town my partner loves

Woodbridge Therapy's Director Krystal Woodbridge was featured in the Guardian again recently, giving advice to a reader who had a question about their relationship and their struggles with forming a secure attachment. "Woodbridge explained that if we grow up with quite ambiguous attachments, we might become overly self-reliant; then the moment we become involved too [...]

By |2019-03-22T13:09:44+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Couples therapy|0 Comments

How To Admit You’ve Been Faking Orgasms

Faking Orgasms(!) Great to be featured in an article by Refinery29 about this. "If you’re finding it difficult to unpick, or feel it’s the result of internalised sexual shame or past/present trauma, you might want to seek help from a qualified therapist. The College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists(COSRT) website has a directory where you [...]

How Netflix show Sex Education has reignited a conversation about sex therapy

Woodbridge Therapy's Director, Krystal Woodbridge​ is featured in the Evening Standard today :) “It’s a bit like the Fifty Shades effect,” says psychosexual therapist Krystal Woodbridge, speaking about the new Netflix show Sex Education. Instead of promoting an interest in whips and canes, however, this show brings to the fore problems that arise around sex [...]

By |2019-03-18T11:59:18+00:00February 11th, 2019|Media, porn, Psychosexual Therapy, sex|0 Comments

My Husband’s Illnesses Have Ruined Our Sex Life

I was featured in The Guardian recently on a really difficult issue - how illness has affected the sex life of one couple:- Ten years ago, my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Up to that point, we had a very loving marriage. Post-op, it took us seven difficult months to get back to having [...]

The truth about the midlife sex surge, for men and women

Today I am featured in The Times, discussing whether men and women really do experience a decline in sexual desire in midlife. The new BBC Drama Wanderlust, about a long term couple who struggle to feel passion with each other, raises issues that many couples can relate to. In this interview I discuss this topic [...]

“My Husband Refuses to Address His Low Libido”

I was recently featured in The Guardian, for an article on low libido and its impact on a relationship. "One of the biggest lies we’re sold as women is that men have insatiable sexual appetites that we can’t keep up with. That’s certainly not the case...." Click on the logo below to read the full [...]