In this episode we chat with Dr. Lee Phillips about chronic illness and chronic pain and how they affect sex and relationships. Dr. Phillips shares tools such as sensate focus, as well as ways partners can support their loved ones with chronic illness.
We also answer a sex question: Great sex during an affair...should I leave my husband?
About our guest: Dr. Melvin L. Phillips, Jr., is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a private practice in Washington, DC where he treats chronic illness and sexual dysfunction, as well as the author of the upcoming book Sex and Love When You Are Sick, due to release in late 2019. He is a speaker and has lectured on topics including preventative services, anxiety and stress management, caregiving stress, depression in the elderly, mindfulness and cognitive strategies for chronic pain, ethical decision making, and the assessment of mental disorders. To learn more visit www.drleephillips.com