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Session 101: Increasing Sexual Confidence

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In today’s episode, we’re chatting about how you can increase your confidence related to sexuality and how a lack of confidence sometimes leads to us feeling less aroused. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Pia Holec. Dr. Holec and I discussed some of the issues that can chip away at our confidence related to sexuality, some of the concerns that lead to sex being less pleasurable or even painful, how you can talk with your partner about getting your needs met, and she shared how she uses sensate focused therapy with couples in her practice.

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