On this episode of the Sexology Podcast I talk about how I changed my personal negative schema around sex. I decided to do this episode due to an email I received from someone who grew up in a very sex negative culture and was curious about overcoming childhood messaging, programming and beliefs.
I grew up in Iran and was born right after the Iranian Revolution. I didn’t receive any education about sex from my family. Although, I was an avid reader. I read about all different books with sexual context.
No one told me my thoughts were natural. I grew up with this huge conflict in me, thinking that something was wrong with me because I had sexual desire and wanted to have sex. Then I moved to the US alone in a new environment and started a new life.
I was trying not to show no vulnerability and I had shame and guilt around my sexual desire. When I started truly expressing myself things changed. Learn more about my personal story and how to overcome negative sexual beliefs during this episode.
- My personal story and how I changed my schema around sex
- Specific strategies to use to change your sexual mindset
- Messages I received and internalized growing up
- Impact of constant negative schema
- Evaluating your values
About Dr. Nazanin Moali
Dr. Nazanin Moali is a clinical psychologist, sex expert, sexologist and sex therapist in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Moali has helped couples and individuals overcome sexual concerns, including pornography addiction. Dr. Moali hosts confidential consultation sessions for clients and potential clients in her Torrance and Hermosa Beach offices. You can also book a session with her online, via a secure video-counseling platform.
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