What does it cost to see a sex therapist?

What does it cost to see a sex therapist?

Seeing a sex therapist might cost you in money but I urge you to see it differently. In this blog, I speak into what money you may need to part with to gain your sexuality and how this is a sound investment in yourself. Before you tighten your purse strings about seeing someone privately, take some of the following into consideration…

What does a sex therapist do to help you?

What does a sex therapist do to help you?

Now that you’re pretty clear on why you’d need to see a sex therapist, let’s go into what a sex therapist actually does to help you. I mean, that’s the whole point, right? You have a problem and we are here to help you with it. And it’s a sensitive problem so us sex therapists need to treat it sensitively. Here in this post is how we do that and why we do what we do.

When do you need to see a sex therapist?

When do you need to see a sex therapist?

Just googling for a sex therapist is a big deal. You have come to this point of looking because you need help with your problems and if it’s causing you that much pain, you will probably benefit from seeing someone. There are other options like Google, books and courses but there are certain times where only a sex therapist will do if you are looking for certain outcomes and I’m here to tell you what those times are…

How to bring the romance back into your relationship

How to bring the romance back into your relationship

Candles, flowers, champagne, rugged Scottish men or women sweeping you off your feet…what one person finds ROMANTIC and what another person does can be two different things. Promise me, no more just wishing romance will come into your relationship without you saying or doing something. Read this first, it’ll help you to get clear and give you a few how-to’s with bringing the romance back into your relationship quick smart.

How to get your libido back when you've lost it

How to get your libido back when you've lost it

Hello. Hello. Hello. Yes, there is an echo here because I'm at a point in my life where when I call for my libido, I hear something back from it. I get what it's like to be disconnected from your libido. To want it back when you feel like you've lost it. I REALLY don't want it to stay this way for you because your libido has potential. You know how I know? Because I have witnessed so many women source their libidos when they take the time to step back and look back in with fresh eyes…

Will our relationship last if the sex is bad?

Will our relationship last if the sex is bad?

Sex isn’t everything in a relationship but when it is bad or crap…well, it starts to become pretty darn important. Now, it may not be a reflection of you two as a couple - more a reflection of bad habits. Deep breath before you read this one - it’s a truth talk extravaganza. I’m getting real with you about some of the reasons why your relationship might not outlast the bad sex that’s happening.

How to get sex started when it’s been a long time

How to get sex started when it’s been a long time

This time around, we aren’t going to talk about the why’s or the what happened’s that got you in a place of low libido, low desire and low interest although, those are important. Today, we are going to talk about 5 things you can do to break the ice when it has been a long time since you had sex. Totally realistic and totally gentle, I promise.

Feeling sexy in your body when you are a mum

Feeling sexy in your body when you are a mum

You are a mother, mum, mom, mama but you don’t feel sexy. You just don’t think your body is sexy now that it’s different. This one pains me - you have the potential to start seeing yourself as sexy as you are now. No more wasted energy on empty wishes and destructive thoughts. It’s time to own it mama and that is the sexiest characteristic of them all.

Intimacy after pregnancy loss, stillbirth and miscarriage

Intimacy after pregnancy loss, stillbirth and miscarriage

Thousands of women go through pregnancy loss every year - how does intimacy and our relationship come out the other side of that? I’m so fortunate to call Lauren a friend after we met when we were selected to give our TED-like talks at the Women’s Health + Fitness Summit last year. We decided to talk more now that the dust has settled on our big talks by doing a Facebook Live special talking Intimacy after pregnancy loss. Featuring Lauren Hewes of Tiny Ladder.

3 ways to be better at giving in sex

3 ways to be better at giving in sex

The people who make the best givers are those who know how to receive. Yup, I stand by that! Last weeks blog was ALL about receiving and getting to a much better place with that. Now, I want women to create better boundaries and containers around their giving so that it comes from a much healthier, less martyr-mode driven place. This one is important.

3 ways to be better at receiving in sex

3 ways to be better at receiving in sex

Women, women, women. We can’t just be ALL give. It’s a boring narrative and we are missing out on some really deep and liberating experiences when we don’t allow ourselves to receive. Let’s flip the script starting now - here are 3 ways you can warm up to receiving in life + sex when you are so hot for giving.

The sex toys you have to have : by a Brisbane sex therapist

The sex toys you have to have : by a Brisbane sex therapist

If you know me and you’ve read Permission you might be wondering why I am espousing sex toys in a blog. But hear me out - these aren’t your usual sex toys from a sex toy shop all garish and tacky. This really is the good girls guide to sex toys that do MORE than a vibrator IMO!

9 ways that you can be sexual without intercourse

9 ways that you can be sexual without intercourse

You have said to me: Lauren, we want V A R I E T Y in our sex life BUT…we don’t actually know what to do. What IS there besides intercourse? I hear you. Maybe you’ve forgotten. Maybe you’ve both become complacent and said…just put it in. Maybe, you just want it all over and done with. I’m putting it out there that there is another way. Actually, 9+ other ways. Read on…

Permission to be a mum and sexual

Permission to be a mum and sexual

Motherhood. It might not sound sexy but I believe it can be. Most relationships just need a few tweaks and some communication lines to open up to keep accessing intimacy through this often challenging and testing time. We get real in this one so plug in your earphones and nod along.

Interview with Lauren: High achievers, anxiety, orgasm and money

Interview with Lauren: High achievers, anxiety, orgasm and money

Sex and relationship coach Haley Helveston recently interviewed me on Instagram live and we talked all things permission, being a high achiever, feeling anxious, Permission, pressure, orgasm and money! That’s a lot for just 30 mins! Have a read and pick out the pearls - I spoke them just for you…

Women's Internal experience of pain with sex

Women's Internal experience of pain with sex

You don’t need to suffer in silence if your hypertonic (overly toned) pelvic floor is preventing you from experiencing penetration - and I don’t just mean sexual penetration. If you feel like you just can’t insert tampons and you have avoided pap smears for years (because getting the speculum in is challenging) then you could well have a hypertonic pelvic floor. Please watch this…