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88. Sexual trauma and the pelvic floor with Psychotherapist Lucy Snider

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In this episode, I sit down with psychotherapist, Lucy Snider to discuss:

  • How the pelvic floor is related to previous sexual trauma
  • What you can expect at a pelvic physiotherapy appointment
  • What may take place at a psychotherapy appointment
  • What is EMDR therapy?
  • Suggestions to help progress to pleasurable sexual activity
  • How do you know when you are ready to process sexual trauma?
  • Differences in how survivors process sexual trauma
  • How previous sexual trauma may affect your preparation for birth

Lucy Snider (she/her) is an experienced Psychosexual and Relationship Psychotherapist and Sexual Health Educator based in Kelowna, BC. She has been working in the field of mental health since 2009. Originally from the UK, she spent 10 years in London working in sexual health for the British National Health Service (NHS) and in private practice. She received her master’s degree in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy from the renowned Tavistock Relationships training centre in London. Lucy has extensive training and experience in working with relationship and sexual difficulties, including with survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. She also has considerable experience in the field of sexual health and sex education.
Read more about Lucy here
How to contact Lucy:
www.bcsexualwellness.com
Instagram: @sexualwellness
Facebook
LinkedIn
Twitter: _sexualwellness

Links mentioned:
https://www.efryokanagan.com/ - support for survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence, including reporting, legal information, social support (housing, benefits etc.) and low cost counselling services
BC Crime Victim Assistance program - anyone who is a victim of a crime in BC is eligible to apply for CVAP which can cover the cost of counselling, you don't need to make a police report
www.connectcounsellingsociety.ca - partnership with Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA), run groups for both men and women i.e. Trauma Recovery: for Men - by Men, For those trying to navigate: PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, & shame (attached)

www.kelownawomensshelter.com/
THANK YOU TO THE EPISODE SPONSORS
SRC: discount code and website: https://srchealth.com/?ref=Sto_l3PawmnH4

PELVIC HEALTH SUPPLIES: https://pelvichealthsupplies.com/ with discount code: podcast15
Thanks for joining me!
Here is where you can find out how to work with me:
www.pelvicfloorprojectspace.com/

Support the Show.

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Content provided by Melissa Dessaulles from Mommy Berries. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Melissa Dessaulles from Mommy Berries or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://player.fm/legal.

In this episode, I sit down with psychotherapist, Lucy Snider to discuss:

  • How the pelvic floor is related to previous sexual trauma
  • What you can expect at a pelvic physiotherapy appointment
  • What may take place at a psychotherapy appointment
  • What is EMDR therapy?
  • Suggestions to help progress to pleasurable sexual activity
  • How do you know when you are ready to process sexual trauma?
  • Differences in how survivors process sexual trauma
  • How previous sexual trauma may affect your preparation for birth

Lucy Snider (she/her) is an experienced Psychosexual and Relationship Psychotherapist and Sexual Health Educator based in Kelowna, BC. She has been working in the field of mental health since 2009. Originally from the UK, she spent 10 years in London working in sexual health for the British National Health Service (NHS) and in private practice. She received her master’s degree in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy from the renowned Tavistock Relationships training centre in London. Lucy has extensive training and experience in working with relationship and sexual difficulties, including with survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. She also has considerable experience in the field of sexual health and sex education.
Read more about Lucy here
How to contact Lucy:
www.bcsexualwellness.com
Instagram: @sexualwellness
Facebook
LinkedIn
Twitter: _sexualwellness

Links mentioned:
https://www.efryokanagan.com/ - support for survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence, including reporting, legal information, social support (housing, benefits etc.) and low cost counselling services
BC Crime Victim Assistance program - anyone who is a victim of a crime in BC is eligible to apply for CVAP which can cover the cost of counselling, you don't need to make a police report
www.connectcounsellingsociety.ca - partnership with Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA), run groups for both men and women i.e. Trauma Recovery: for Men - by Men, For those trying to navigate: PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, & shame (attached)

www.kelownawomensshelter.com/
THANK YOU TO THE EPISODE SPONSORS
SRC: discount code and website: https://srchealth.com/?ref=Sto_l3PawmnH4

PELVIC HEALTH SUPPLIES: https://pelvichealthsupplies.com/ with discount code: podcast15
Thanks for joining me!
Here is where you can find out how to work with me:
www.pelvicfloorprojectspace.com/

Support the Show.

  continue reading

96 episodes

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