MEDIA/PRESS

Our team of modern sex and relationship therapists are passionate about their work and are regular media contributors.

Our Founder, Miranda Christophers, has been involved in TV and Radio including BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour, You, Me and the Big C Podcast, and Made in Chelsea. She writes and contributes regularly to articles including Metro, The Times, The Guardian, The Mirror, Huffpost, Women’s Health, Reader’s Digest, Cosmopolitan and GQ and is an expert advisor for Issviva Menopause on Sex and Relationships. She regularly attends events as a guest speaker.

Our team include therapists who are educators, writers, speakers, researchers and medical professionals – many of whom are available as media contributors for tv, radio, podcasts, magazine and newspapers.

WHY MENOPAUSE DOESN’T HAVE TO MEAN THE END OF GREAT SEX

(WOMENS HEALTH)

‘Menopause has a physical effect on your vagina. It will probably become drier and be more sensitive, so you might experience painful sex’, says Miranda Christophers, a psychosexual and relationship therapist, plus proud ambassador for menopause platform Issviva.

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SEX THERAPISTS ON 20 SIMPLE, SATISFYING WAYS TO REVIVE YOUR LOST LIBIDO

(THE GUARDIAN)

Most people will experience a loss of sexual desire at some point in their life, be it due to parenthood, a health condition, hormonal changes, grief or other reasons. But how can you overcome this? Sex therapists and educators share the secrets to getting your mojo back.

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COULD SELF-REFLECTION BOOST YOUR SEX DRIVE?

(WOMEN’S HEALTH)

Recent research, such as a study published in Scientific Reports, found that those who regularly use cognitive reappraisal skills – in other words, take time to interpret their feelings – around sex have heightened sexual desire and the effects were found to be particularly strong among women.

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REGULAR ERECTIONS CAN IMPROVE MEN’S SEXUAL HEALTH

(DEUTSCHE WELLE)

A study suggests men can train erectile function simply by having more erections. More erections mean more fibroblasts and fibroblasts matter. Here’s why.

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HERE’S WHY YOU REALLY NEED A ROSE VIBRATOR

(REFINERY29)

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to sex toys and there really is something to suit almost any need. But what is it that makes the rose this good? We asked psychosexual and relationship psychotherapist Miranda Christophers for her expert opinion.

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PLEASURE HAS NO AGE LIMIT – WE’RE STILL HAVING SEX IN OUR 80’S

(HUFFPOST)

We spoke with Miranda Christophers, a sex and relationships expert at Issviva, an online menopause platform about this and she said, “I have found that year on year there is an increasing number of people in the 65-85+ age group accessing therapy to explore how they can maintain, reignite or start a new sexual relationship.”

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HOW TO EXPLORE YOUR BISEXUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP

(WOO)

This Pride month, we speak to a sex and relationships therapist about how to fully explore your queer identity when you’re coupled up.

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10 HABITS THAT MIGHT BE KILLING YOUR SEX DRIVE

(GQ)

Sexual desire ebbs and flows. There might be times when you’re feeling a lack of sex drive or low libido, which might make you feel confused, distressed, or even, sadly,…

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THE KISS OF LIFE! OUR GUIDE ON HOW TO KEEP YOUR SEX LIFE PASSIONATE AS THE YEARS ROLL ON

(MIRROR)

Covid was such a passion killer that we now have sex twice a month, down from three pre-pandemic, with experts blaming a decline in social mixing and higher levels of stress

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‘I MADE UP EXCUSES TO AVOID SEX WITH MY HUSBAND – THE PAIN WAS EXCRUCIATING’

(MIRROR)

Remi Pennington, 60, put her painful sex down to her long-distance relationship. She later realised it was due to changes amid the menopause and wants more women to talk about…

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MY PARTNER WANTS TO START AN ONLYFANS – HOW SHOULD I FEEL?

(DAZED)

If you’re in a monogamous relationship, learning that your partner wants to join the adult content platform might spark anxiety – here’s some advice on how to navigate it.

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SCENTS & SENSIBILITY. THE POWER OF SENSES IN ATTRACTION.

(EDULGE)

The human senses play a key role when it comes to love and attraction. They gather information to be interpreted by our brain, in order to identify if we are attracted…

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HOW TO COPE WITH THE MENTAL HEALTH IMPACT OF WINTER IN A COST-OF-LIVING CRISIS

(METRO)

‘One of the hardest things with mental health is when you feel you are struggling alone,’ says Miranda.

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A THERAPIST’S GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR SEXUAL SPARK BACK AFTER HAVING KIDS

(HUFF POST)

With many going back to school, uni and work after the summer, or perhaps starting somewhere new, some may be experiencing separation anxiety. While new beginnings or returning can be exciting, it can also be a time of anxiety or apprehension …….

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WHY MORE PEOPLE ARE CHOOSING PLATONIC LIFE PARTNERS

(READERS DIGEST)

“There’s this idea that you’ll have friends, but a life partner—or what might be deemed a romantic partner—will become primary over that. The idea with a platonic life partner is that,…

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FIRST-DATE QUESTIONS TO KEEP THE CONVERSATION FLOWING

(COSMOPOLITAN)

Between pre-date jitters and trying to find the perfect outfit, you might not give loads of thought to what sort of first date questions you should ask. But it’s worth…

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POLYSEXUAL: WHAT DOES IT MEAN AND IS IT THE SAME AS PANSEXUAL?

(WOMEN’S HEALTH)

Miranda Christophers, sex and relationship psychotherapist, says that polysexuality is ‘usually distinguished by an attraction to three or more gender identities’. But which gender identities those are will vary from…

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HOW TO LAST LONGER IN BED

(SL.MAN)

If you struggle with finishing too early, know that all is not lost. From tips to techniques, we went to three sex experts to discover their secrets for boosting stamina.

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THE YOUNG WOMEN STRUGGLING WITH PORN ADDICTION

(REFINERY 29)

Compulsive porn use is a problem far more commonly associated with men: at the Laurel Centre – a leading UK-based sex and porn addiction service – 95% of enquiries come from…

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13 TIPS TO HELP WITH START OF TERM SEPARATION ANXIETY

With many going back to school, uni and work after the summer, or perhaps starting somewhere new, some may be experiencing separation anxiety. While new beginnings or returning can be exciting, it can also be a time of anxiety or apprehension …….

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HOW SEXUAL WELLNESS BECAME A HOT TOPIC

(THE TELEGRAPH)

Bloomingdales is the latest mainstream retailer to cater for ‘self-love’ – another sign that society’s attitude towards sex is changing. Forget yoga, meditation or wild swimming. The booming wellbeing trend of…

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THE BIGGEST ISSUE THAT COMES UP IN SEX THERAPY – AND HOW TO SORT IT

(HUFFPOST)

Sexual desire might increase or decrease depending on how a person feels in themselves, how they feel towards their partner, or as a result of life events and changes, says Christophers.

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I HAVEN’T HAD SEX FOR OVER A YEAR – AND NOW I’M TERRIFIED OF BEING WITH SOMEONE AGAIN

(THE TELEGRAPH)

Last Friday night, my friend Amy* and I were at a pub-garden table eating fish and chips. We hadn’t seen each other for over six months because of Covid-19 restrictions, and…

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UNDERSTANDING INFIDELITY

I am often asked why people are unfaithful, how it can be prevented or whether a relationship can recover from it. There are many assumptions around infidelity, but the reasons…

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