You can’t trust chemistry

October 16, 2017

Don’t prioritise chemistry in a relationship above everything else. Players can ooze charm. Abusers can ‘love bomb’ you with ‘chemistry.’ There are so many reality TV shows where the participants harp on about chemistry all […]

Scrumptious sex

September 20, 2017

Our sex and eating practices have been interlinked throughout history Eve stands naked before me holding an apple to her full lips. It’s an undeniably sensual gesture from my favourite painting. How fascinating that forbidden […]

Healing from Sexual Wounds in an Abusive Relationship

August 8, 2017

Content warning: sexual assault Sexual wounding in abusive relationships can run very deep. Many clients come to see me after surviving sexual mistreatment and we work on learning about new approaches to sexual intimacy, consent, […]

How to have passionate sex with endometriosis

May 17, 2017

Have you got endometriosis and it’s hindering your sex life? Recently I spoke on Triple J’s ‘The Hook Up’ about sex with endometriosis. I have stage four endometriosis (the most severe kind) and I know […]

You keep me hanging on

November 4, 2016

Are you a booty call, friend with benefits, fallback or in a casual relationship when you want more? Many people want the companionship and regular sex of someone with the least amount of effort possible. […]

A Bitter Pill

September 30, 2016

Nina was put on the Pill by her doctor for bad acne and to “regulate” her cycles. It was sold to her as a “convenience” but she suffered terrible side effects. When Nina went off […]

Time for now

September 2, 2016

Imagine. You’re deep in a beautiful forest blooming with native wildflowers greeting the beginning of spring. The moon is full and the forest is awash with bright silvery light. The setting relaxes you and awakens […]

The big O

July 22, 2016

Cat O Dowd explains how a little help can go a long way for women struggling to achieve orgasm. Suzy* had never orgasmed with her boyfriend. She came to see me after her doctor recommended […]

By any other name…

April 29, 2016

Can we reclaim the C word? It’s considered the most offensive word in the English language… but, as Cat O’Dowd discovers, it’s so much more! C**t was a cheeky old Anglo Saxon word used to […]

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