What About Men? by Caitlin Moran

I looove this woman! In her latest book she wrestles with the question of ‘what about men’? How do we help our sons, partners, fathers, friends to overcome toxic masculinity? If we are going to overcome the patriarchy and the ongoing B.S. that it brings (c.f.  The Barbie Movie, if you need a reminder), men… Read more »

A Better Normal by Tess Deveze

This is such a helpful, practical book for anyone who is working to come to terms with their body and intimacy after cancer treatment. Tess has used her professional training as an occupational therapist, and her personal experience of cancer treatment, to write a little gem of a book. Focuses on how to have conversations… Read more »

Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski

This is the sex education that we all should have had…and still need! Emily utilises the best scientific information to help us understand our bodies, our sexual responsiveness and ourselves. For anyone who as ever wondered if they are ‘normal’…this is the book for you. Chapters on anatomy, sex, culture, arousal, sexual pain, orgasms and… Read more »

Preparing for Endometriosis Surgery

Endometriosis is a Multi-System Disease It can affect your bladder, bowels, pelvic floor as well as the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. Endometriosis can have impacts beyond the pelvis, affecting mood, energy levels and concentration. Sometimes, people feel overwhelmed by their symptoms and so it is important to build a team of experienced clinicians around… Read more »

Life long learning

What a great week in Hobart for the College of Psychiatry Conference. I had the opportunity to hear some fantastic presentations on chronic pain and the benefits of yoga for recovery. Exciting to hear that this approach has been further explored in Adelaide via the Chronic Pain Unit to support people from culturally and linguistically… Read more »

More Than a Woman by Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran’s latest offering is a treasure. She tackles the big questions of a woman’s life – feminism, mid-life, husbands, bingo wings, kids and sex – with humour and intelligence. You’ll laugh, cry and want to invite her over for a drink and chat with your other BFFs.

Women’s Health Research

This year I’ll be focusing more on research opportunities for improving women’s health. There is so much to be done! I’m very pleased to announce the opening of a research study for premenopausal women with low libido. AGSC is the only site in Adelaide accredited to run this study looking at the effectiveness of a… Read more »