What is Sex Therapy?

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What is Sex Therapy? Conscious Intimacy offers an integrative sex therapy and relationship counselling service for people who seek improvement regarding sex, sexuality, sexual … [Read More...]

Erectile Dysfunction

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Erectile Dysfunction Erectile Dysfunction is defined as “the persistent inability to achieve or maintain erection satisfactory for sexual performance.  The estimated worldwide prevalence of … [Read More...]

Anorgasmia

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Anorgasmia is the inability to reach orgasm and can also be known as delayed orgasm or anejaculation (in men.) Anorgasmia is defined as the persistent or recurrent difficulty, delay in, … [Read More...]

Low Libido

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Definition of Low Sexual Desire Low libido, or lack of sexual desire is defined as a persistent lack of sexual fantasy, desire or interest, often resulting in distress or … [Read More...]

Sexual Health

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The World Association for Sexual Health’s Millennium Declaration Goals include the recognition of sexual pleasure as a component of wellbeing. They state: “sexual health is more … [Read More...]

Relationships

3 Interesting Reasons Why We Have Oral Sex

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Many people enjoy both giving and receiving oral sex, although it is probably the one sex act that is least addressed or discussed. While it may not be for everyone, oral sex offers us … [Read More...]

8 Truths About Sex In Long Term Relationships

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Some years ago, Australian sex therapist and online dating coach, Bettina Arndt wrote, quite controversially, that women who felt low sexual desire in their relationships should “just … [Read More...]

3 Qualities That Improve All Relationships

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All relationships take hard work and effort at some stage. Going into a relationship is the easy part, but maintaining a relationship to the standard that you desire or require is not … [Read More...]

What You Need To Know About Heart Break

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Going through a relationship break up is such a heart wrenching experience for so many people, and very often life changing. While each person may deal with it differently, most will go … [Read More...]

One Thing All Healthy Couples Do

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I am always shocked when couples proudly announce that they don’t fight. My mind instantly wanders to the potential passive aggressive and manipulative behaviour that may be occurring … [Read More...]

Perspectives on Polyamory

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Polyamory is relatively under-researched, which is understandable as it is a pretty rare relationship style. Some may even go so far as to say that polyamory is invisible in our … [Read More...]

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Sex and Relationships eBook ONLY $3.99 Are you missing something in your relationship? Do you want to cultivate the best relationship for you and your partner? Do you want better … [Read More...]

Premature Ejaculation

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What is Premature Ejaculation? Premature ejaculation (PE) is the most common sexual complaint among men. Up to 30 per cent of men experience PE and report considerable distress in … [Read More...]

Vaginismus

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Vaginismus Definition  Vaginismus is a sexual pain disorder which occurs in women, often resulting in the inability to penetrate the vagina. Other definitions include pain upon … [Read More...]

Desire Discrepancy

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Desire discrepancy occurs when partners have a notably different level of desire for sex within the relationship. It is often assumed that the male partner would be the member of the … [Read More...]

Relationship Concerns

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Despite the fact that there is often a social expectation that relationships must flow with ease, all couples struggle at some point. Couples often feel as though they have failed in … [Read More...]

Sexual Intimacy

Improve Your Sex Life With One Small Shift

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We are informed about sex from many different places, starting from when we were very young, and we are still influenced by what we see around us. There can be many influences on our … [Read More...]

What You Need To Know About Erections

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Erections have been valued more and more since the introduction of the little blue pill. Since the 90s, with the introduction of PDE5 inhibitors, men have been told that if their penis … [Read More...]

What Your Doctor Needs To Know About Your Sex Life

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When we have a cold, or the flu, or any kind of physical ailment, most of us will go and discuss the problem with our doctor. We will listen carefully and follow their instructions to … [Read More...]

Bringing Sexy Back After Baby

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Most women are pretty shocked when they have their first child. While everyone knows that having a baby changes your life immeasurably, the reality is often unimaginable. Suddenly there … [Read More...]

Conscious Masturbation to Enhance Sensuality

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Masturbation is seen as a very private act, and probably should be, however, not for the reasons you think. Due to the shroud of secrecy and shame that surrounds masturbation, most … [Read More...]

How to Negotiate a Threesome If You’re in a Relationship

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Many people express interest in having a threesome, though sometimes can’t quite imagine how it may turn out in real life. There is a lot to consider before having a threesome, and … [Read More...]

Book a Session Now

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Contact Gia today to book a session or if you have any other queries or concerns about what sex therapy or relationship counselling may involve. Gia endeavours to respond to any email … [Read More...]

Sexual Anxiety

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Performance anxiety is relatively common, particularly among men. There is often a social pressure to perform sexually and it this doesn’t happy there can be feelings of judgment and … [Read More...]

Delayed Ejaculation

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Delayed ejaculation may also be known as retarded ejaculation and is a diminished ejaculatory disorder. It is defined as a man’s inability to ejaculate or orgasm even with typical … [Read More...]

Sex & Ageing

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The messages that we receive from the media, society and culture so often tell us that growing older is something to be reversed, if not feared. With all the adverts for anti-aging … [Read More...]

Body Image Concerns

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Most women in Western culture are reluctant to admit that they like or enjoy their bodies. Considering that our society profits from appearance based doubt in order to sell us the … [Read More...]

Women’s Health

Four Scientific Reasons Why Women Fake Orgasms

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It can be a bit tricky to know when a woman has had an orgasm, given that there is often little physical evidence of such. Most often women rely on vocalisations to indicate their level … [Read More...]

Sex Toys For Women: Using Them For Sexual Health

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Sex toys are designed to enhance sexual performance and pleasure, as well as to assist people to with their sexual health concerns. Doctors, for the purpose of treating their female … [Read More...]

Make May Your Month for Masturbation

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May is internationally known as Masturbation Month, and was declared so to protect people’s right to masturbate. Not everyone likes to admit it, but many of us do masturbate, and … [Read More...]

The Mutual Orgasm Myth

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Many of my clients, particularly women, come to me asking how they can have a mutual orgasm with their partner. What they are essentially asking is if they can have sex like it happens … [Read More...]

Mature Women and Their Sex Lives

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Generally, as women age, society has the perception that sexual interest fades, if not disappears altogether. There has long been a pervasive myth perpetuated that women generally have … [Read More...]

Pleasuring Your Woman: Sex is More than Penetration

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For heterosexuals, exploring other ways to pleasure your partner is a useful way to make sex more enjoyable for any couple. Making sex a slow and luxurious experience could improve … [Read More...]