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    Sex and Sexual Problems

    • Please read prior to beginning the course

    • Part one: Broaching the topic of sex with the client; having a supervisor who is a psychosexual therapist; Juliet’s background.

    • Women unable to orgasm during sex; orgasmic threshold and arousal threshold; the psychological impact on a good sex life; arousal and orgasm patterns; clitoris anatomy; unaroused vs aroused female anatomy; two parts of the brain relating to sex.

    • Part three: Mismatching libidos; equipment and medication to help with erectile dysfunction; looking at underlying psychological issues in sex avoidance; mismatched sexual desire.

    • Part four: Mismatch in libido; withholding sex; sex drive and sexual desire; understanding sexual history and quality of the sex; helping women who have never orgasmed; men’s ejaculation vs men’s orgasm.

    • Part five: Lubricants; orgasm strengths; is a sex-less marriage okay? is it okay to ask your client if they masturbate?; what do women get from sex?; loss of libido after an operation, & vaginismus; changes in sexual functioning when ageing.

    • Part six: A client in mid 70s able to climax during masturbation and unable to climax during sex; learning to be adaptable; taking the focus off orgasm; periods of no intimacy; non genital sensate focus; re-learning touch.

    • Part seven: Trauma & sexual dysfunction; co-regulation & self-regulation; awareness of triggers; Pesso Boyden; anxiety management & tolerance; shame triggered in adult sexual experiences; working with shame; the cognitive, empathic & symbolic fields.

    • Part eight: No desire for sex & husband: drive vs desire; antidepressants & the supression of desire; shame around sex having growing up religious; normalising sex & psychoeducation; the Pesso Boyden System; referring to a psychosexual therapist.

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    Audio of the talk

    • Sex and Sexual Problems, audio

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    The full length video, uncut

    • Sex and Sexual Problems, full length video

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    Sex and Sexual Problems resources

    • Upcoming talks and workshops; Pesso Boyden info and talks; things discussed during the talk; a link to join our mailing list.

    • Slides used in the talk.

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Juliet Grayson

Juliet Grayson is an experienced couples therapist, trainer, facilitator, and coach. Her work has been distilled out of a twenty-five year exploration of the ways in which people limit themselves, both personally and professionally. Having specialised in working with relationship and sexual issues since 1994, she decided to write a book :Landscapes of the Heart: the working world of a sex and relationship therapist, published April 2016. She used to write for the Huffington Post, and has done many radio a few TV appeareances. She designed and, with her team, runs a six module course on How to Work With Couples: for therapists who usually work one to one. She combines her extensive business experience - she ran her own company for fifteen years, and a second company for twenty years - with a profound knowledge of NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming), PBSP (Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor) and a deep understanding of systemic thinking. Juliet is known in training circles for her warmth, for the thoroughness of her trainings, and for her ability to maintain a sense of fun whilst challenging those behaviours that call for a change. She is a fully qualified psychosexual psychotherapist (UKCP Registgered, NLPtCA Acc and COSRT Acc), and a recognised supervisor (NLPtCA and COSRT) and a PBSP trainer. She has a private practice in Chepstow, South Wales.

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    £10.00Exploring Shame Series 2, Episode 5: Shame, Sex and the Body (85 mins)

    Sex gives opportunities to act out and embody our shame. Modern culture can wound as much as liberate when it comes to sexual expression. Juliet Grayson and William Ayot explore the shame around sexuality and desire; performance and expression; and our perceptions of the body.
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