[Podcast] Creating a Sex Positive Environment – SMART Recovery


Dr. Ashley Grinonneau-Denton is the founder and co-owner of Ohio Center for Relationship and Sexual Health in Cleveland, Ohio. She has a doctorate in marriage and family therapy and is a certified sex therapist.  

In this podcast, Dr. Ashley talks about:

  • Being one of only 16 people certified in sex therapy in Ohio  
  • The social and cultural aspects of Valentine’s Day 
  • Not marginalizing sexual background of clients 
  • Creating a sex positive environment   
  • Behaviors involved with couples and their sexual health  
  • Looking at all sides of an issue to see the client’s whole self 
  • Her soapbox about labels  
  • Getting to a healthy sexual life 
  • How the intimacy conversation is changing with each new generation  
  • The form and function in music and pop culture  
  • Conducting virtual consultations (even before the pandemic)  
  • Seeing co-occurring behaviors in clients that are making it harder for them to change 

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