Matty Silver Unlike other types of counselling, sex therapy focuses on human sexuality and intimacy, facets of our lives that are often difficult to discuss.
Matty Silver Most people don't understand the concept of bisexuality, and the assumption is often made that “you are either, gay, straight, or lying”.
Ask the therapist
Matty Silver Two of the most common questions I am asked by my clients are "How much sex is normal?" and "What is the average amount of sex that other couples are having?".
Matty Silver It is difficult enough for young men in Australia to come out when they realise they are gay, but being gay when you belong to a culture that doesn't accept homosexuality is much more difficult.
Matty Silver A client came to see me recently to talk about her sex life.
Matty Silver More and more women are willing to pay for sexual experiences.
Matty Silver People talk about anything and everything but, for many of us, having a conversation about masturbation is still taboo.
Matty Silver Buying condoms means that you want sex and many aren't comfortable showing it, when in our modern society it really should be as easy as buying toothpaste.
Dangerous new concept
Matty Silver Here's a dangerous idea: monogamy is an old-fashioned concept and it's time we rewrote the rules of marriage.
Matty Silver When porn stars take on the role of sex educator, we end up with unrealistic expectations.
Matty Silver The safe-sex message seems to have missed a generation of newly single baby boomers, with STIs continuing to rise among older age groups.
Matty Silver The media is full of articles about prostate cancer - and far too many scare campaigns.
Let's talk about sex
Matty Silver In my practice I see a lot of women who tell me: there is something wrong with me, I can't have an orgasm when I have sex with my partner.
Matty Silver US pioneer sex researcher Virginia Johnson died last month at the age of 88. She was the female half of the Masters and Johnson scientific research duo who worked together for more than three...
Matty Silver With all the media attention Kate Middleton received after she finally gave birth, babies are very much the flavour of the month and of course other less famous couples are also becoming first-time...
Matty Silver Why an orgasm could be the perfect fix for your headache.
Matty Silver In recent months discussions about disability featured widely in the media. One issue however has been noticeably ignored.
Matty Silver This is a sexual problem that's rarely talked about and yet can cause great distress to sufferers and their partners. Luckily full recovery is possible.
Matty Silver It is a phrase that we hear in public more and more. But is it just an excuse?
Matty Silver Performance anxiety is one of the main sexual and emotional problems men experience.