SHOW / EPISODE

420: Menopause, Mood + Sex With Dr. Nazanin Moali

39m | Feb 16, 2024

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week we're talking about a topic that has been relatively taboo until recently - but affects everyone with a uterus in some way. Welcome to a series on menopause! My guest today is Dr. Nazanin Moali, an internationally-recognized AASECT certified psychologist, educator, and host of Sexology Podcast. We talked about the impact of menopause on mental health and Nazanin shared from the sex therapist perspective. 

We discussed the hormonal, mood and libido-related symptoms of menopause. This episode is important for every therapist to listen to and reflect on our level of comfort around speaking with clients about sex and menopause. 

Takeaways

  • Menopause can have a significant impact on mental health and sexual well-being.
  • It is important for therapists to create a safe space for clients to discuss menopause and its effects.
  • Expanding the definition of sex and exploring different sexual experiences can help individuals navigate changes during menopause.
  • Therapists should convey their openness to discussing menopause and sexual health to help clients feel comfortable bringing up these topics.


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