PODCAST #11. What is the role of psychology in pelvic pain management? A biopsychosocial approach.

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Hi there! Thanks for joining in for Episode 11, Season 1, of The Sensate Space podcast. This episode explores how psychology can help with managing pelvic and sexual pain disorders, and understanding how GPPPD/vaginismus treatment requires addressing biological (physical), psychological, and social factors. This episode is relevant for people with genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder (GPPPD), a […]

PODCAST #10. Myths about genito-pelvic pain (GPPPD; Vaginismus, dyspareunia)

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Hi there! Thanks for joining in for Episode 10, Season 1, of The Sensate Space podcast. Join us as we dispel common myths about genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder (GPPPD), a pelvic and sexual pain condition encompassing vaginismus and dyspareunia. You can listen in here or using the player below. Display content from Spotify Click here to […]

PODCAST #9. Six Tips for Managing Sexual Pain Symptoms (Vaginismus, dyspareunia)

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Hi there! Thanks for joining in for Episode 9, Season 1, of The Sensate Space podcast. To counter our recent episode about bad advice for treating vaginismus/GPPPD and similar issues, this episode highlights six tips for managing sexual pain symptoms. You can listen in here or using the player below. Display content from Spotify Click […]

PODCAST #8. How common is GPPPD? (Vaginismus, dyspareunia)

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Hi there! Thanks for joining in for Episode 8, Season 1, of The Sensate Space podcast. This is a short episode about a research study from 2021 that examined how common is GPPPD (genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder; aka vaginismus, dyspareunia) and related factors. You can listen in here or using the player below. Display content from […]

PODCAST #7. Sexual pain myths: Top 5 pieces of bad advice for vaginismus

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Hi there! Thanks for joining in for Episode 7, Season 1, of The Sensate Space podcast. In this episode we cover the most common sexual pain myths and bad advice for vaginismus / GPPPD and other sexual pain and pelvic pain conditions.  Content warning: This episode discusses genito-pelvic pain. You can listen in here or […]

PODCAST #6. What does that mean? Unpacking jargon in pelvic pain care.

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Hi there! Thanks for tuning in. This is episode six of The Sensate Space podcast, a psychology show about vaginismus / GPPPD and other pelvic and sexual pain disorders. In this episode we unpack the essential pelvic pain jargon and vocab so that you can make the most of your healthcare experiences. You can listen […]

PODCAST #5. Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Building Your Pelvic Pain Treatment Team

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Hello dear listener! This is episode five of The Sensate Space podcast, a psychology show about vaginismus / GPPPD and other pelvic and sexual pain disorders, this time talking about our recommendations for building your pelvic pain treatment team. You can listen in here or using the player below. Display content from Spotify Click here […]

PODCAST #4. Release and relax with extended exhale breathing.

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Hello dear listener! This is episode four of The Sensate Space podcast, a psychology show about vaginismus / GPPPD and other pelvic and sexual pain disorders, this time exploring the extended exhale breathing technique for whole-body relaxation. You can listen in here or using the player below. Display content from Spotify Click here to display […]

PODCAST #3. Making informed healthcare decisions: Using your B.R.A.I.N. to consent.

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Hello dear listener! This is episode three of The Sensate Space podcast, a psychology show about vaginismus / GPPPD and other pelvic and sexual pain disorders, addressing the topic of informed consent in healthcare. You can listen in here or using the player below. Display content from Spotify Click here to display content from Spotify. […]

PODCAST #2. What is GPPPD? Sexual Pain Symptoms Explained (Vaginismus, Dyspareunia)

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Hello dear listener! This is episode two of The Sensate Space podcast, a psychology show about vaginismus and other pelvic and sexual pain disorders, answering the question - what is GPPPD, anyway? This episode is explores the symptoms of Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder (GPPPD), a female sexual pain condition encompassing dyspareunia and vaginismus.  You can listen […]