The Male Cancer Survivor On His Struggle To Return To Lovemaking

We gave ourselves the unaccustomed luxury of several hours of afternoon lovemaking, knowing this might be our last time. This knowledge intensified our closeness and matched the excitement of our first encounters nearly 30 years earlier. The next day, I underwent a radical prostatectomy to treat an aggressive cancer. The procedure removed my prostate; I [...]

By |2020-04-06T15:47:17+00:00April 20th, 2020|Erectile Dysfunction, sex, sex and disability, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on The Male Cancer Survivor On His Struggle To Return To Lovemaking

70 Sex Questions To Ask Your Partner

Whether you’re in the first flushes of a relationship, are still just texting, or know each other inside out, it’s always fun to play a little sex questions game. Whether it’s ‘would you rather’ or ‘have you ever’, there are likely still things about your partner that you don’t know, and using a game is [...]

By |2020-04-06T14:49:04+00:00April 13th, 2020|Fantasy, porn, sex, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on 70 Sex Questions To Ask Your Partner

Does Sexual Wellbeing Lead to Better Life And Leadership Skills?

The following article was recently published on Forbes.com, discussing sexual wellbeing and if it leads to a  better life and leadership skills.    The connection between sexual well-being and mental and physical health has been recently attracting more interest. Sexual wellness brands -many of which endure constant advertising censoring- advocate to position sexual health and [...]

By |2020-03-03T13:35:45+00:00March 17th, 2020|Couples therapy, Psychosexual Therapy, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on Does Sexual Wellbeing Lead to Better Life And Leadership Skills?

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we’re aroused?

It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune system This article explains how sex is good for our mental and physical health. We thought this may be an interesting read for anyone experiencing any type of sexual difficulty, so decided to share. Sex is the most talked-about, joked [...]

By |2019-08-02T13:10:54+00:00August 8th, 2019|Psychosexual Therapy, sex, sex and dementia, sex and disability, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we’re aroused?

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 [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:01:51+00:00November 1st, 2018|Communication, Couples therapy, Erectile Dysfunction, Marriage, Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, sex and disability, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on My Husband’s Illnesses Have Ruined Our Sex Life

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 [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:16:46+00:00September 8th, 2018|Couples therapy, Erectile Dysfunction, Marriage, Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health, woman, women|Comments Off on The truth about the midlife sex surge, for men and women

“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 [...]

By |2018-06-25T14:56:36+00:00June 25th, 2018|Couples therapy, Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on “My Husband Refuses to Address His Low Libido”

Glasgow Herald: Sex and Dementia

I was really honoured to be featured in the Glasgow Herald recently about a very important issue: sex and dementia. Care Scotland recently launched a press release on this difficult area, and they are advocating for more support for people with dementia who wish to express their sexuality. "THE College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists [...]

By |2018-03-10T15:22:49+00:00March 10th, 2018|Communication, Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, sex and dementia, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on Glasgow Herald: Sex and Dementia

What to do if you struggle to orgasm

I was recently featured again in Netdoctor on something that frequently affects clients who come to see me - inability to orgasm. Krystal Woodbridge, a psychosexual and relationship therapist at the College of Sexual Relationship Therapists (COSRT) says: "Difficulty in having an orgasm is actually a really common thing and something I see lots of [...]

By |2017-10-23T13:13:28+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health, woman, women|Comments Off on What to do if you struggle to orgasm

Is Porn Ruining Your Love Life?

I was recently interviewed for Take a Break magazine, on pornography and how its use can impact relationships. In the article I discuss how porn use can either be damaging to relationships, and also how it can enhance a couples' sex life. Read the full article by clicking on the link below:-  

By |2019-03-18T12:04:29+00:00October 17th, 2017|Couples therapy, Fantasy, Marriage, Media, porn, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health, women|Comments Off on Is Porn Ruining Your Love Life?