How To Build Intimacy After Spinal Cord Injury

How To Build Intimacy After Spinal Cord Injury

15,47 €

Total Duration: 2:04:46

Videos: 15

This package includes video interviews with our highly experienced multidisciplinary panel of International experts: Angela Gregory (Clinical Sexologist, Nottingham, UK), Michelle Donald (Clinical Psychosexual Therapist, UK), Dr. Martha Lee (Clinical Sexologist, Singapore), Eleanor Dunstan (Clinical Spinal Physiotherapist, Nottingham, UK), Dr. Areena Dsouza (Spine Surgeon, Germany), Dr. med. Bronek Boszczyk (Consultant Spine Surgeon, Germany), Amr Raheem (Consultant Andrologist, London, UK) and Dr. Divya Parashar (Clinical Psychologist, Delhi, India).


Angela Gregory is a clinical sexologist working at Nottingham University Hospitals, UK and deals with all patients with sexual dysfunction, including those with back related (spinal) problems.


Michelle Donald is a psychosexual therapist working in leading Spinal Cord injury rehabilitation centres in the UK. Michelle herself sustained a Spinal cord injury years ago, and has very bravely overcome her struggles to be who she is today.


Dr. Martha Lee is a leading clinical sexologist from Singapore who has been in this field for over 8 years. She helps patients with spinal problems and patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation.


Eleanor Dunstan is a consultant physiotherapist working at Nottingham University Hospitals. She works closely with patients with spinal problems and helps patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation.


Dr. Areena Dsouza is a Spine Surgeon with experience in a spectrum of spinal conditions as well as spinal cord injury.


Dr. med. Bronek Boszczyk is a leading consultant Spinal Surgeon and Head of Department of Spinal Surgery based in Germany. He has a vast experience in a wide range of spinal conditions and spinal cord injury.


Mr. Amr Raheem is a leading consultant Andrologist helping multiple patients with erectile dysfunction, and working at London, UK.


Dr. Divya Parashar is Clinical Psychologist working in India and has a vast experience in treating patients with spinal cord injury.


Spinal Cord injury (SCI) is life changing with very serious impacts on personal lives. Sexuality after SCI is one of the first questions asked but sadly rarely discussed in detail and not given preference despite the emotional impact that is caused. In this video package we speak to leading experts about their experiences (both personal and with patients) with the obstacles and turmoil’s faced and ways to help deal with them. The videos also shed light on various treatments that are available for patients with spinal cord injury and why it is important for medical and counselling professionals to engage with those affected to understand more about sexuality in SCI. Watch the videos for insightful discussions.

 

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06:16
Female Sexuality And Psychology In Patients Affected With Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Dr. Divya Parashar is Clinical Psychologist working in India and has a vast experience in treating patients with spinal cord injury. In this video Dr. Areena Dsouza (spinal surgeon) understands from Dr. Parashar how spinal cord injury affects the psychology of women and the role of a psychologist in helping these patients. She discusses the various common questions and ways of dealing with them. Watch this video to understand more.

(Note- We apologize that the video is a little blurred for the first 1.40sec)

04:46
Male Sexuality And Psychology In Patients Affected With Spinal Cord Injury

Dr. Divya Parashar is Clinical Psychologist working in India and has a vast experience in treating patients with spinal cord injury. In this video Dr. Areena Dsouza (spinal surgeon) understands from Dr. Parashar how spinal cord injury affects the psychology of men and the role of a psychologist in helping these patients. She discusses the various common questions and ways of dealing with them. Watch this video to understand more.

06:47
Counselling Patients Post Spinal Cord Injury

Dr. Divya Parashar is Clinical Psychologist working in India and has a vast experience in treating patients with spinal cord injury. In this video Dr. Areena Dsouza (spinal surgeon) tries to understand from Dr. Parashar the differences in the psychology of women and men with regards to their sexuality. She also emphasizes on how proper counselling is the key to helping patients with their sexuality after spinal cord injury and ways she deals with the challenges of reaching out to them. Watch this video to understand more.

04:54
How to Help Conquer Fear With Intimacy After SCI

Michelle Donald is a psychosexual therapist working in leading Spinal Cord injury rehabilitation centres in the UK and helping numerous patients. In this interview spinal Surgeon Areena Dsouza and Michelle Donald discuss a very important topic related to fear of sexuality and intimacy after a person has sustained a spinal cord injury. Michelle sheds light on facing this fear and coming out strong, based on her personal experiences and her various discussions with patients over the years. Watch this video to know more.

07:26
Intimacy After Spinal Cord Injury: How We Can Help With Adjustment and Change

Michelle Donald is a psychosexual therapist working in leading Spinal Cord injury rehabilitation centres in the UK and helping numerous patients. In this interview spinal Surgeon Areena Dsouza and Michelle Donald discuss how important it is for medical professionals to provide a helping hand to patients with regards to their intimate life after spinal cord injury, and why it is valuable to have psychosexual therapists, as well as well-informed medical professionals/personnel with regards to changes in physiology of sexual function after injury. Watch this video to know more. 


08:59
An Insight Into Michelle's Relationship Post SCI & Journey to Becoming a Psychosexual Therapist

Michelle Donald is a psychosexual therapist working in leading Spinal Cord injury rehabilitation centres in the UK and helping numerous patients. In this interview spinal Surgeon Areena Dsouza gets up close and personal with Michelle. Michelle talks about her experiences through her injury, her fears, and how she rose above it all to become a stronger individual. She also takes us through her journey of making a difference in the life of spinal cord injury patients by becoming a psychosexual therapist. Watch this heartwarming discussion to understand more.

07:52
Overcoming Everyday Challenges After Hospital Discharge with Intimacy After SCI (Part 1)

Michelle Donald is a psychosexual therapist working in leading Spinal Cord injury rehabilitation centres in the UK and helping numerous patients. In this interview spinal Surgeon Areena Dsouza and Michelle discuss the day to day challenges that spinal cord injured patient’s face after discharge from the hospital. Michelle explains this from a personal point of view to help viewers understand this better. Watch this video to know more. The discussion is continued in Part 2 of this video. 

07:02
Overcoming everyday Challenges after hospital discharge with intimacy after SCI (Part 2)

Michelle Donald is a psychosexual therapist working in leading Spinal Cord injury rehabilitation centres in the UK and helping numerous patients. In this interview spinal Surgeon Areena Dsouza and Michelle discuss the day to day challenges that spinal cord injured patient’s face after discharge from the hospital. Michelle explains this from a personal point of view to help viewers understand this better. This discussion is a continuation from Part 1 of ‘Overcoming everyday challenges with Intimacy and SCI after hospital discharge’ .Watch this video to know more.

16:34
Use of Sexual Aids in Patients with Disability and / or Sexual Dysfunction

Martha Lee is a leading clinical sexologist from Singapore who has been in this field for over 8 years. She helps patients with spinal problems and patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation. In this interview we try to understand from Martha the sexual/positional aids that patients/individuals can use to make their sexual life more fulfilling and exciting, irrespective of the physical disabilities they may have. She also describes how one does not necessarily need expensive devices, but can also use day to day things around us as positional aids. 

06:32
Using Senses As Sexual Aids

Martha Lee is a leading clinical sexologist from Singapore who has been in this field for over 8 years. She helps patients with spinal problems and patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation. In this interview Martha talks about an interesting take on how special senses of a person can help build and improve a person’s sexual life. She also explains how this can also be translated to help patients enhance their sexual experiences post injury or surgeries. 

16:13
The Importance Of Relationship Counselling

Martha Lee is a leading clinical sexologist from Singapore who has been in this field for over 8 years. She helps patients with spinal problems and patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation. In this interview Dr. Areena Dsouza and Martha talks to us about why it is important for patients to seek assistance and support from the right people for the right reasons. A sexual issue is usually ignored at different levels, ranging from the partners to the medical personnel involved in treatment. Martha explains the value of patients talking to a sexologist or sex therapist with the right credentials about their problems, and also the importance of partner’s talking to each other. Watch this video to know more.

09:10
The Anatomy and Physiology of Sexual Function: An Introduction

Dr. med. Bronek Boszczyk is a leading consultant Spinal Surgeon and head of department currently based in Germany. In this video he tries to explain to patients and medical professionals the basic anatomy and physiology of sexual function and how this can be affected in spinal cord injury or cauda equina injury. Dr. Boszczyk explains with help of diagrams how different levels of injury affect sexual function and new studies on altered pathways that can be used to improve sexual stimulation. Watch this vide to know more. 

06:22
Physiological Changes in Male Erection After Spinal Injury and Ways To Prevent Further Damage

Dr. Amr Raheem is a consultant Andrologist working at London, UK. In this video Angela Gregory, Clinical Sexologist at Nottingham University discusses with Amr about the physiological changes that occur in male genitalia and male erections after any neurological injury. They also discuss what patients need to know on how these changes can influence various treatment options. Watch this video to understand more.

09:31
Ejaculation and Fertility Issues After Spinal Cord Injury

Amr Raheem is a consultant Andrologist working at London, UK. In this video Angela Gregory, Clinical Sexologist at Nottingham University discusses with Mr. Raheem about a very important topic regarding Ejaculation and fertility after a spinal cord injury. This video will help patients and professionals understand the physiology involved, and ways of fertility and assisted reproduction for couples with partners having dysfunction of ejaculation. Watch this video to understand more. 

06:22
Physiological changes in male erection after spinal injury and ways to prevent further damage

Dr. Amr Raheem is a consultant Andrologist working at London, UK. In this video Angela Gregory, Clinical Sexologist at Nottingham University discusses with Amr about the physiological changes that occur in male genitalia and male erections after any neurological injury. They also discuss what patients need to know on how these changes can influence various treatment options. Watch this video to understand more.