Lessons From A 100-Year-Old Sex Therapist (VIDEO)

Lessons From A 100-Year-Old Sex Therapist (VIDEO)

Dr. Shirley Zussman is a practicing sex therapist in New York City--and she recently turned 100-years-old. Across all of her years in practice, sex has changed a lot, from the invention of the birth control pill to the rise of HIV/AIDS to the advent of online dating and hookups. At the same time, though, much remains the same, especially in terms of the sexual problems couples encounter and what people really want from their love lives. Check out the video below to learn more about Zussman and her reflections on how the sexual landscape has changed over time.

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Sex Question Friday: How Do I Become A Sex Therapist?

Sex Question Friday: How Do I Become A Sex Therapist?

Every Friday on the blog, I answer sex questions submitted to me by actual college students. This week’s question comes from a reader of the blog who wanted to know what advice I have to offer the aspiring Dr. Ruths of the world.

I am currently a psychology student and I am looking into studying sex and relationship therapy for a career, which lead me to find your website on the Psychology of Human Sexuality. I was wondering if you have any advice for me in regards to graduate school or internship opportunities in the field.

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