A Housewarming Party

In today’s world of hustle and bustle, we are more than just busy; we are often disconnected from ourselves and what is going on in our bodies.  While it may not seem like a big deal, this disconnect pervades many areas of life.  Many of our patients talk about wanting to experience more sexual pleasure …

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fall is finally here… It is my favorite time of year. Leaves changing colors from green to yellow to a brilliant red hue. Football is well under way. Fans going crazy picking fantasy teams and hoping that their team wins. Tough football players, referees and coaches take the field wearing pink cleats and other pink accessories…  Why …

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IT’S ON US

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and it pains me that we even need to be aware of this in the first place.  It’s crucial to recognize this issue and to become well informed, alert, attentive and to appreciate that our attitudes and culture still need much improvement. Our society continues to deprecate women and …

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Grounded

As you are reading this, I’d like you notice your feet on the ground. Your back against the chair. Your breath coming in and out. Congrats, you just did a grounding exercise. A grounding exercise is a conscious intervention that brings us back to the present, to the here-and-now. To where the body is at …

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No More

October is Domestic Abuse Awareness month. Domestic violence (DV) also now commonly referred to as Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) affects us all. But like sex and sexuality it is one of those taboo topics that are not openly talked about, yet surrounds us. Statistics record that 1 in 4 American women is or will be …

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When vaginismus treatment fails after successful vaginismus treatment

During the many years I treated Vaginismus I have also supported a number of women who regressed after successful vaginismus treatment. The most common reasons are: Returning to a busy work program often coupled with failure to continue dilating Lack of sexual interest, low libido, lack of lubrication, anorgasmia (failure to achieve orgasm) Disgust with …

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Should I consider the MonaLisa Touch?

If you are suffering from post-menopausal atrophic vaginitis, there are a few treatment options available to you. You could try lubricants and personal moisturizers. They may provide some degree of relief, but typically they don’t completely resolve symptoms. Hormonal therapy can be very effective, but a lot of women are concerned about hormone use, or …

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