Guest Lecture on Sex Therapy

Start Date: 
Wednesday, 23 February 2022
Start Time: 
10:30 am
Seminar Room

The Discipline of Clinical Psychology along with Counselling and Career Development Center (CCDC) , IIS (Deemed to be University) Jaipur, organised a Guest Lecture on Sex Therapy on 23rd  February, 2022 in the Seminar Room for the students who enrolled in the RCI approved Professional Diploma in Clinical Psychology (PDCP) course. The speaker for the guest lecture was Ms Mahi Khandelwal who is a consultant clinical psychologist at Bhandari hospital and research centre, Jaipur.

Ms Khandelwal started off her session by highlighting the importance of sexual health among men and women. In her enlightening session, the speaker talked about the Physical and Psychosocial issues which cause sexual dysfunction in males and females.

Ms Khandelwal made the audience get aware about the treatment and diagnosis as well. In this, she informed how the treatment isn’t done single handedly rather it is a holistic approach which involves a team of clinical psychologists, sexologist, andrologist & urologist etc. She also talked about some of the most common therapies used to treat sexual dysfunction such as Sex education, Systematic desensitization, breathing exercises and Kegel exercises.

By the end of the session, the speaker clarified all the major doubts and myths regarding sexual health which is seen as a big taboo in our country still today. Participants raised several considerable questions which Ms Khandelwal answered thoroughly. One of the participants asked whether there is a biological clock for sexual functioning in people, to which the speaker gave a very informative reply and explained that sexual intimacy is a healthy practice which does not decrease with age, she further added that misinformation which is floated on the internet must be avoided at all costs and authentic sources should be referred instead.

It was a very interesting session wherein the audience got such a delightful opportunity to hear Ms Mahi keep her views on Sex Therapy. Such enriching affairs are ought to be pondered upon and raised more frequently.