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Catriona Boffard, clinical sexologist

Catriona is an accredited clinical sexologist, psychotherapist, sexuality researcher & speaker. She is an expert in the field of sexual behaviour, intimacy, relationships and mental well-being, with a particular interest in helping people create or reestablish sexual intimacy and empowering women to embrace their sexuality. She has delivered her expertise across media, business and private platforms and is a globally recognised voice in the field of sex, pleasure and relationships. She runs a global practice online, consulting with clients from around the world, but has a practice in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, United Kingdom.
broken heart plaster: why do people cheat and does it mean the end of the relationship

Why do people cheat & does it mean the relationship is over?

Affairs are “universally forbidden but universally practiced”, says author of State of Affairs and world-renowned psychotherapist Esther Perel. An affair, cheating, infidelity, being unfaithful, adultery,...
divorce papers: behaviours in relationships that can lead to divorce

4 relationship behaviours that could lead to divorce

When you think back on all your past relationships, do you recognise any of your own patterns of behaviour? If you think about the...
masturbation during pregnancy: pregnant woman making a heart shape over her belly

Everything you need to know about masturbation during pregnancy

When women think of pregnancy, the words "sexual pleasure" and "masturbation" are unlikely to come to mind. I often get questions like, "Is it...
Chalk board with Women's Health written on it: why pelvic health is important and how to do Kegel exercises properlyWhy pelvice

Why pelvic health is so important & how to do Kegel exercises properly

We often talk about the glutes as the most forgotten muscles in the body, but I honestly think that it’s the pelvic floor. Your...
man and woman under a duvet together

3 reasons sex can be painful

If you think about it, the process of carrying your baby to term and delivering your little one is quite something! Your body goes...
couple feet under the duvet in bed

When to have sex after giving birth (it’s not what you think)

Sex is the one topic that isn’t about the baby, but it's something that many new parents spend too much time worrying about. “How soon...
Sex during pregnancy

Is sex during pregnancy safe? (good news – it really is!)

It’s really common for expectant parents to ask me Is sex during pregnancy safe? The answer is a resounding YES! And if anything, it’s something I...
Sex after having kids

How to get your sex life back on track after having a baby

The words 'new mom' and 'sexy' don’t really fit well together, do they? Things like sleepless nights and constant exhaustion, breastfeeding and sore or...