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Communicate Desires, Reduce Conflict During Sex, Achieve a Healthy Body Image, Work Through Past Hurts & Traumas around Sex, Increase Social & Dating Skills, Learn Techniques to Achieve Orgasm, Learn Ways to Increase Arousal & Libido, Relax in a Safe Space to Talk About Sex, Overcome Erectile Dysfunction or Early Ejaculation, Work with Issues Related to Porn, Liberate Your Sexuality By Overcoming Shame, Become the Lover You Always Wanted to Be (but were to shy to try), Re-Discover The Passion in your Marriage or LTR, Work on Your Sex Issues before Marriage, Learn How to Have Pain Free Sex, Overcome Sexual Anxieties, Discover Kink/BDSM, Safely Open Up Your Relationship (both partners must be a Yes) Learn the techniques of Sexual Tantra, and More...
World Association of Sex Coaches
San Francisco Sex Education
You Are Not Alone! According to Planned Parenthood statistics, as many as 1 in 3 women have trouble reaching orgasm when having sex. According to Cleveland Clinic at age 40, approximately 40% of men are affected by ED. According to Dr. Anya You Don't Have to be a Statistic!
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Welcome. I am a Sex Educator & Clinical Sexologist with a nonjudgmental and shame-free view of sexuality that gently guides people towards a healthy lifestyle. I have a Doctor of Human Sexuality (DHS) degree from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, am a Certified Sex Coach, Certified Sex Educator and bring to my sex counseling Read more about Welcome[…]
I take a holistic, mind/body approach to working with clients. After a few weeks of Sex Counseling to discuss the issues you are struggling with it is an option to learn methods of touch, communication, and connection during our sessions. With individuals, I teach guided meditation to reduce anxiety, connect to sensations in Read more about Somatic Sex Therapy for Individuals & Couples[…]
Sign up for my monthly Newsletter and receive my Free Report: “5 Steps to Female Ejaculation” There is a lot trending in the world of sex education and female ejaculation has become a hot topic! There is a lot of misinformation online when it comes to female sexual anatomy and how women’s bodies function sexually. Because Read more about Are You Curious About the Mystery of Female Ejaculation? FREE GIFT.[…]
I had a panel of Sexologists and one Doctor join me for a wonderful discussion about Female Ejaculation at Oakland’s local sex toy shop: Feelmore510. Madison Young, Dr. Ari Zadel, Pavini Moray and I dove into the subject of Female Ejaculation and had a lot of fun discussing the controversy. As Sexologists, we have studied a LOT of Read more about Sexologists and Doctors – Female Ejaculation Controversy[…]
In order to have a vital, satisfying sex life we need to have a healthy mind-body connection. What does that mean? What we put into our bodies, the health of our relationships, and how we view ourselves in relation to the world all need to be taken into consideration. Sometimes, sexual symptoms emerge that are Read more about Fostering a Mind/Body connection for a vital sex life[…]
As a Sex Educator, I talk a lot about setting boundaries, knowing what our true desires are and how to get them. Recently, a person whom I considered a colleague crossed a boundary with me that I have spent some time grappling with. It started with a FaceBook message that he had heard of Read more about Just say NO to Creeps, set those boundaries girl![…]
Guest Editorial courtesy of Adam & Eve Adult Toys *thanks for your contribution!* When it comes to loving ourselves, we should do it inside and out. That means loving the way you look, the way you think, and the way you approach life. But it also means truly loving yourself in the sexual realm as well. Read more about Masturbation, How & Why You Should Do It![…]
Most of my clients are head types. They spend most of their days on the computer, in offices and in and out of meetings. The “head type” personality dominates our culture and in fact, is looked at as an asset. You may do better at school, excel in the corporate world, make more money and Read more about Get out of your head and into your body! (If you want to have good sex)[…]
Women are my favorite clients because women want to grow and when they want to grow they change rapidly. It seems that when a woman is done living unfulfilled and has reached a point of pain that is too uncomfortable to live with any longer she reaches out for help. Maybe it’s our cultural upbringing Read more about Why I love working with Women![…]
Sex Therapy has a rich history with it’s roots in ancient societies and cultures. While not known as “therapy” in those times, the idea that people and couples needed some kind of assistance with sexual issues including sex positions, sex education, help with having pleasure, intimacy and fulfillment in their relationships was alive in human Read more about The History of Sex Therapy[…]
In the history of female sexuality research, there has been a lot of discussion about clitoral and vaginal orgasms resulting in controversy within the medical, therapeutic and sexological fields of study. A theory was proposed in 1905 by Sigmund Freud indicating a difference between an immature and a mature orgasm. An adolescent orgasm, as he Read more about The Controversy Between the Clitoral vs. Vaginal Orgasm[…]
Organic Erectile Dysfunction, also known as Organic Impotence, refers to the inability to obtain an erection firm enough for vaginal penetration, or the inability to sustain the erection until completion of intercourse. Psychogenic erectile dysfunction is defined as the persistent inability to achieve or maintain erection satisfactory for sexual performance owing predominantly or exclusively to Read more about Organic vs. Psychogenic Erectile Dysfunction[…]
Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction by William E. Hartman, PhD. and Marilyn A. Fithian is an important contribution to the field of Sexology. The book relays the unique and pioneering 2 week, in-person intensive sex therapy program of Hartman and Fithian in their clinic for couple’s sexual dysfunctions. The team of Hartman and Fithian Read more about Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction by William E. Hartman, PhD. And Marilyn A. Fithian[…]
Long-distance dating is a thing unto itself. It is a whole different and new way of relating to a lover. There are times of amazing, intense and deep connection, there are times of talking for hours and hours, there are ways to stay connected all day long through many tech platforms. And, it can get Read more about My Experience with Long Distance Dating aka Creative vs. Hard[…]
In our fast paced society we tend to overwork ourselves and then crash at the end of a long day simply because the body says, “no more”. Sometimes relaxation only occurs during sleeping hours but is surrounded by busyness and do do do. Intentional relaxation, however, is setting up a space or a container and an Read more about Relax[…]