Somatic & Clinical Sexologist
Grad. Dip. Counseling - Australian College of Applied Psychology
Grad. Dip. Health Sciences (Sexual Health) - University of Sydney
Certified Sexological Bodyworker – Institute of Somatic Sexology
Urban Tantra Graduate – Barbara Carrellas
A pleasure activist, coach and healer, Tanya is passionate about helping people to talk about and engage with their sexuality and their relationships. Having trained under some of the best sex and relationship educators in the world (John & Julie Gottman, Barbara Carrellas, Janet Hardy, Dossie Easton, Joseph Kramer, Deej and Uma and many more), Tanya is undeniably a sex geek and has many modalities to draw on.
Bringing 12 years experience as a clinical counselor and sexologist to her
somatic sexology work, Tanya helps people with relationship and sexual issues; trauma and scar remediation; sex coaching; erotic awakening and engagement; embodiment; self-esteem and anxiety.
Tanya is sex positive and pro diversity (queer friendly, sex worker friendly, and works across gender fluidity, polyamory and other relationship presentations, BDSM/Kink and asexuality). She is easy to talk to and provides a safe and non-judgmental space for therapeutic work.
She has a background in trauma having worked as a sexual assault counselor for NSW Rape Crisis Centre and in relationships after working as a Family and
Relationships Counselor for Relationships Australia.
Tanya runs her own practice in Surry Hills and along with an interest in
researching she is a passionate workshops presenter, lectures on sexual health, relationships and sex therapy, writes articles and blogs, and is a supervisor for counsellors and sexologists.
Tanya has been a regular on Talking Lifestyle Radio with Jono Coleman and David Prior and has appearances on ABC Radio, Triple J, 2 SER and FBi radio.
For KinkOn Tanya will be presenting: Consent - keeping you safe and enhancing your pleasure