To me… this is privilege!

 Years ago, somebody I was sleeping with would go Dutch with me every single time even if it was some small amount like AU$5. I felt embarrassed that he would make the cashier go through all that trouble for AU$5.

May 9

Categories: Women's Issues

Written By:
Dr. Martha Tara Lee

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Why Doesn't My Partner Want to Have Sex with Me?

Has your sex life diminished or stopped? Does your partner seem to avoid or turn down sex with you? Are confused and hurt by this? Are they unable to tell you why they don't want to have sex with you? People usually have good reasons for what they do. Sex is a complicated aspect of a relationship, especially if the relationship does not ...

May 3

Categories: Addictions, Couple Counseling, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Interview with Dr. Dunja Gorup MD neuroscientist with Tammy Fontana ...

Tammy Fontana, MS NCC CTRT speaks with Dr. Dunja Gorup MD a graduate of the university of Zagreb school of Medicine and PhD candidate of Neuroscience. She is also a former professional athlete in Boxing and now retired trains and does triathlons about the connection between physical health and mental, in particular how body health impacts ...

Apr 25

Categories: Couple Counseling, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Binge Eating to Cope with Overwhelming Feelings

Are you binge eating to cope with your overwhelming feelings? Do find that you can go for periods and be okay only to find yourself overwhelmed?Do certain life task seem difficult and more manageable if you consume a lot of food to get through them?Do you feel shame and embarrassment by this activity? Do you want help but are afraid of being ...

Apr 25

Categories: Anger Management, Anxiety, Couple Counseling, Eating Disorders, Fear, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Arranged Marriage: How to get a good sex life

Are you in an arranged marriage? Did you spend 6 to 12 months getting to know one another, usually on line with only a few brief meetings and now you are finding the person to be very different than you thought. Did you think that sex would be easy and just happen after marriage but that isn't ...

Apr 25

Categories: Adult psychological development, Couple Counseling, Emotional ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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How to create a happy sex life when you married as virgins

Did you marry as Virgins? Are you struggling to develop a satisfying sex life. Has it been more difficult than you imagined?Many people spend a life time waiting to have sex. They do not go through the normal develomental stages of sexual development because they were not allowed to think about it ...

Apr 21

Categories: Adoption / Reunion Issues, Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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How to improve your Sex life:

Are you in a relationship in which sex has declined or diminished? When you have sex, does it feel very mechanical? Are you not feeling desired, wanted or seen as an individual while you are having sex? Is a complaint you have that your partner just uses you for sex and you don't feel loved or ...

Apr 21

Categories: Communication Disorders Problems, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Learn HOW therapy works

Are you curious to know how therapy works? Do wonder how it happens and what are the most important factors in deciding how to choose a therapist and what mode?Listen to Tammy Fontana, MS NCC CTRT and clinical sex therapist (USA) discuss how therapy works.Watch her video ...

Apr 21

Categories: Addictions, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Ending a relationship ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Online Dating Scams

Have you been recently targeted by an online dating scam? Has somebody been telling you they love you and asked you to send them money? Have you developed a total chatting relationship with somebody through online, without ever meeting them, but are convinced that you are in love with them? Has ...

Apr 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Couple Counseling, Ending a ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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VAGINISMUS HELP

Are you a woman who finds sex very painful? Have you been diagnosed with vaginismus? Do you have fear about having penetrative sex? Have you been unable to consummate your marriage and now want to have children? Is your vaginismus and your inability to have sex causing big conflict and disconnect ...

Nov 15

Categories: Anxiety, Emptiness, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, Relationships ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Do you wake up with overwhelming anxiety?

Do you wake up in the morning with overwhelming anxiety? Even before your day starts, are you filled with dread? Do you often get caught up and try to figure out what is causing your anxiety? Do you spend hours looking through your life trying to figure out why you feel anxious and you are filled ...

May 24

Categories: Anxiety, Men's Issues, Relationships & Marriage, Sexual Problems ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Old coping skills are gone: get new ones

          Are you struggling with how to cope in a situation where your old coping skills are gone? Did your old coping skills often involve socialization, going out, drinking in groups? Are you finding it hard to find new ways to soothe yourself or deal with stress and anxiety now that you are in quarantine? How are you ...

Apr 28

Categories: Men's Issues, Mental Health in Asia, Mental Health Professions, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Finding ways to overcome cultural differences

Dear Dr. Park, I'm single and have been living with a Korean man for the last 5 years. He has a wife and children in Korea. His marriage was arranged by the man’s family, which means it is a family issue and he cannot divorce of his own free will. He doesn't love his wife, but he can’t part from her because Korean society ...

Feb 3

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adoption / Reunion Issues, ...

Written By:
Dr.Park, Jinseng

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Arranged Sex in an Arranged Marriage Part 3

Arranged marriages are still very common in a large part of the world and make a significant portion of my therapy practice. I have the privilege to help these couples improve the quality of their relationships.  I’ve written two other articles on sex in arranged marriages. Please visit ...

Jan 5

Categories: Family Problems, Infidelity, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Arranged Sex in an Arranged Marriage Part 2

Working with a wide range of clients from different cultures and religions is a great privilege and honor that I get to experience in my profession. In a previous article on arranged marriage, I discussed one of the common early stages of how being in an arranged marriage can complicate the sex and ...

Jan 5

Categories: Family Problems, Infidelity, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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