Welcome to episode 39 of the Sexology Podcast, my guest today is Laurie Mintz, Ph.D. who talks to us about orgasms, the different types of women’s orgasm, common factors that may attribute to not experiencing orgasms and the importance to have open communication to improve your sexual life.
Dr. Laurie Mintz is an author, therapist, professor and speaker whose life’s work has been committed to helping people live fuller, richer lives through the art and science of psychology.
As a tenured Professor at the University of Florida, she teaches the Psychology of Human Sexuality to hundreds of undergraduate students each year. She also teaches and mentors graduate students, helping them find their own niche as psychologists. Dr. Mintz has published over 50 research articles in academic journals and six chapters in academic books. She has received numerous professional and teaching awards, and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Mintz is the author of two popular and highly acclaimed books—both written with the aim of empowering women sexually: Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters and How to Get it (HarperOne, 2017) and A Tired Woman’s Guide to Passionate Sex: Reclaim Your Desire and Reignite Your Relationship (Adams Media, 2009).
With this same goal of providing scientifically-accurate, sex-positive information to enhance female pleasure, Dr. Mintz also writes a popular Psychology Today blog. She also gives presentations and workshops to professionals and lay audiences and is often quoted in national and international media. For over 25 years, Dr. Mintz has also maintained a small private practice. One of her greatest honors is to help clients reach their goals and to live fuller, more authentic lives.
In this episode, you will hear:
- How to know whether you’ve reached orgasm or not
- The different types of orgasm women can have
- How most women need clitoral stimulation to orgasm
- The different standards that exist between women and men on the issue
- Common factors that can attribute to not experiencing orgasm
- Feelings of shame that can occur through not being able to orgasm
- Potential evolutionary benefits of having orgasms
- The importance to have open communication to improve your sexual life
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