Sexology is the multifaceted study of human sexuality in all of its aspects. The study of sexuality aids in the promotion of sex positivity globally and sexologists play a big part in broadening the scale of human sexual behaviour when it comes to the factors influencing people’s demeanour and outlooks about their sexuality. Here are the leading sexologists in Australia and around the globe…
Sexology Australia founder and director Elaine George is one of the top sexologists in Neutral Bay. She conducts workshops and speaks publicly on sexual health issues. She completed her Masters degree in Sciences /Sexual Health at the University of Sydney and is undertaking a PhD in Men with Low Sexual Desire at present. Elaine diagnoses and manages a variety of male, female and couple issues affecting the sexual wellbeing and health of many today.
Dr Nikki Goldstein is fast becoming Australia’s most in demand sexologist. She has an impressive resume and is a contributor to magazines such as Marie Claire, Cleo and Cosmopolitan, as well as columns in Maxim and Yahoo7. You can find her on TV too as she appears on the Seven Network’s The Morning Show and Sunrise. She also broadcasts on different radio stations in Sydney. Dr Goldstein was the first Australian to ever receive a Doctorate from the prestige Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality.
Certified Sexologist Kelly McDonnell-Arnold received formal education on a range of sexual topics such as sexual dysfunctions, desire, romance, intimacy, sexuality and illness, sexuality and loss, non-monogamy and relationships. She also has a Master’s degree in Forensic Sexology. Ms. McDonnell-Arnold She runs an effective private practice to improve mental and sexual health within the KW region.
Dr. Jules Black is an Australia-based obstetrician, gynaecologist and internationally noted sexologist best known for his management of apareunia due to vaginismus. He has lectured extensively around the world on female sexual dysfunctions and their gynaecological aspects. He has also been active in training health professionals in the field of human sexuality at all levels and in all disciplines. He is the author of “BodyTalk: An A-Z Guide to Women’s Health” and has written book chapters and published numerous papers in different journals.
Dr. Vivienne Cass is a Clinical Psychologist and sexologist with over 25 years of experience. She is a specialist in human sexuality and works in areas of sexual dysfunction, sexual orientation, gender identity and sexual abuse. She is the author of ‘The Elusive Orgasm’, ‘Explore Women’s Sex’ and ‘The Illustrated Clitoris’, and has over the years contributed several book chapters and published papers in various journals most of which are in the area of sexual orientation and identity.
Sexologist and Sex Relationship Therapist Amanda Joy Robb resides in inner city, Sydney where she works as a Sexual Health Educator and Journalist. Aside from her private practice, she’s active on a national feminist organisation supporting survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. Amanda also teaches at Sydney University in the Masters of STI, HIV & Sexual Health and is a contributor on different national and international publications within her expertise.
Gabrielle Morrissey is a renowned sexologist and relationship expert based in Queensland. She began her career 20 years ago initially concentrating on sexual health education before moving on to relationships.
Leading sexologist Brett McCann is the CEO of Impotence Australia. He has over 20 years’ experience in human sexuality counselling and specialises in male sexual difficulties. In 2009, Brett also co-authored the best-selling book “Too fast? Learn to last longer”.
Maurice Tate is a qualified massage therapist and sexologist trained at the Institute of the Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco. He works with couples and individuals helping them with simple techniques to explore their sexuality. He lives near Byron bay and works in Sydney, Brisbane and Gold Coast.
Dr. Natasha Janina Valdez is one of the leading sex experts and certified clinical sexologists with a doctorate in human sexuality. She has counseled couples through her own radio show as well as on programs like The Howard Stern Show. She also writes for various national publications.
Dr. Jallen Rix earned his Doctorate of Education in Sexology from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco, where he is currently an assistant professor. He is a sex positive educator and a leading expert on the harmful effects of, and recovery from reparative therapy and the ex-gay movement. Dr. Jallen Rix supports people who are in the process of integrating sexuality and spirituality into a whole person.
Dr. Sapire is a clinical psychologist and sexologist in the State of California. He’s a Fellow of the American College of Sexologists. His practice focuses on psychosexual consequences of medical conditions and treatment, traumatic injury, and aging. He has also conducted professional training sessions on sexual and social challenges facing long-term patients with psychotic diagnoses and often, co-morbid chemical dependency. Dr. Sapire has an eclectic orientation and has been trained in psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive-behavioural modalities.
Marlene Wasserman is a Clinical Sexologist, Couple & Sex Therapist and Sexual Medicine Therapist. She teaches sexual medicine at Medical School, University of Cape Town and lectures internationally. She is also an author, educator and activist. She is a famous media personality and activist in South Africa, and she turns to radio and TV, she uses social media to engage and educate the public on sexual health.
Ivan Trofimoff is a registered psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and a recognized sexologist in New Zealand, Canada and Mexico. He is a former member of the board of directors of the Mexican Association of Sexology and has lectured in different universities. He has presented in various international conferences and written articles for the media and various publications. He has been working at SAFE Network in Auckland which is an organization working with men and women who have committed sexual offenses against children since 2011.
Dr. Martha Lee is a clinical sexologist and the founder of Eros Coaching. She conducts sexuality and intimacy coaching and she also runs sexuality education events in Asia. She is based in Singapore and utilizes her years of experience in professional communications and volunteer counselling to enhance her coaching work.