101 :: Attracting Emotionally Unavailable People + What To Do About It with Dr. Anna Yusim

Episode Description

Dr. Anna Yusim is a powerhouse. She’s brilliant, intuitive, insightful and passionate. Having traveled and worked all over the world, Anna was a lot like me in that we both had a habit of attracting emotionally unavailable men.

When we met at Esther Perel’s event in NYC last November we knew a conversation was in order to unpack this hot topic that many of us can relate too. 

Join Dr. Anna and I as we dive into why we attract emotionally unavailable people, receiving vs. chasing, the imperfection of being human and how to attract what we actually desire on Episode 101 of Ignite Intimacy!

About Dr. Anna

Dr. Anna Yusim is an internationally renowned, award-winning psychiatrist with a private practice in New York City where she has helped over 1000 patients from all over the world live happier, more meaningful lives. She is also a best-selling author of the book Fulfilled, a filmmaker, and a highly sought after speaker.


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100 :: Two Women on Dating, Attachment + Self Compassion with Megan Bruneau

99 :: Pleasure, Dating + Linguistics with Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh

Episode Description I first discovered Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh at an Esther Perel event in NYC. She was one of the featured experts at Esther’s event focused on the Masculinity Paradox. At first sight I was taken by this powerful, confident, brilliant woman so fluidly talking about sex, the body, orgasm and relating in front of a packed house. I knew we had to feature her and her insights, work and energy on Ignite Intimacy!! Join powerhouse PhD Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh and I as we have a bright and playful conversation about pleasure, dating in the digital age, the power of language, orgasm, cultural differences in sex, dating and sexuality, your unpolished gut and more on Episode 99 of Ignite Intimacy!! Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh, PhD – BIO Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh, PhD is a Social Psychologist and a thought leader in the fields of Cultural Fluency, Diversity & Inclusion and, Sexual Health & Relationships. An award winner, speaker, television host, and advisor, among many other things, Dr. Nasserzadeh is based in Palo Alto, California and travels widely. Connect Blog  Twitter: @DR_Sara_ FB: Dr.SaraNasserzadeh  Instagram: Dr.SaraNasserzadeh Resources: Esther Perel website … Continue reading

64 :: Micro Cheating, Mindfulness + Sexual Harassment with Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus

Episode Description Dr. Jenn is a powerhouse woman on a mission to bring mindfulness to sexuality so that we can transform our relationship with ourselves and each other for healthier, more fulfilling and empowered relations and experiences. In this conversation we do a deep dive into sexual harassment, consent, mindfulness and micro cheating during a dynamic and passionate meeting of the hearts and minds. Tune in for this juicy conversation on Episode 64, Micro Cheating, Mindfulness + Sexual Harassment on the Ignite Intimacy podcast hotline! Dr Jenn Gunsaullus – BIO Jennifer Gunsaullus, PhD, sociologist and sex coach, is a frequent speaker about couples intimacy, sexual consent, healthy relationships, erotic play, and mindful sex. She has presented two TEDx Talks, is a writer on sex and relationships, and a recurring intimacy expert on the morning news. She is one of the founders of Sex Positive San Diego and the creator of World Sexual Health Day—San Diego. In addition, as a martial arts practitioner, she was recently promoted to black belt in Korean karate—so watch out for this badass doctor! Website: http://www.DrJennsDen.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.gunsaullus Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrJennsDen Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drjennsden/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/drjennsden … Continue reading

32 :: Don’t Yuck Other People’s Yumm with Andrea Barrica

Episode Description This week on the Ignite Intimacy podcast, my sistar Sarah and I get filled in on all the juicy details of Andrea Barrica’s passion for reproductive justice and the birth of her online shame-free platform for pleasure education, O.School. Accepting the fluidity of sexuality from an early age, but pushing it aside to focus on her education, Andrea’s path has now brought her to create O.School and look into the future of sex and sex education. O.School is a judgement free online space to choose your own sex education adventure, with a diverse group of instructors leading courses ranging from communication and consent, to raising sex positive kids, to introduction to kink and fetish. Regardless of physical, cultural, locational, or educational differences, live streaming and live chat provide everyone with an inclusive, safe, and supportive community in which to unlearn shame and live in the desire the way it works for them. Andrea Barrica – BIO Andrea Barrica is no stranger to business ventures. After co-founding an accounting and tax platform at a very early age, she went on to have a hand in one of the world’s most active global seed funds. Now she combines her technological … Continue reading