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Conversations with Dr. Jennifer

Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife is a sex and relationship expert who has been interviewed for hundreds of podcasts. You can access all the amazing content covering issues of faith, sexuality, integrity, belonging, and more right here on the interview archive! Dr. Finlayson-Fife is an LDS relationship and sexuality coach as well as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. Dr. Finlayson-Fife also has a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. The advice offered through any and all podcasts in which she is featured is educational and informational in nature and is provided only as general information. It is not meant to establish a therapist-patient relationship or offer therapeutic advice, opinion, diagnosis treatment or to establish a standard of care. The information contained in these communications is not comprehensive and does not include all the potential information regarding the subject matter, but is merely intended to serve as one resource for general and educational purposes.

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LDS Conceptions of Motherhood

In this podcast episode, Dan Wotherspoon from Mormon Matters Podcast, Chelsea Fife, Chelsea Strayer, and Dr. Finlayson-Fife discuss Mormonism’s messages about motherhood. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on August 30th 2011. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

1hr 44mins

12 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Resentment and How It’s Affecting Your Marriage

In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Sara Payne from the The Doctor’s Wife Podcast to talk about resentment. Listen to this episode and learn the following: Learn what resentment can teach you about yourself Understand how resentment affects sexual desire Learn about intimate marriages and making room for two equal partners. Understand how you may participate in being taken for granted. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Online Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com Listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher. We currently have several events planned for the future for which tickets have already been released! To learn more about these events, Click Here.

1hr 7mins

9 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist Part 11

In this episode Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins the Rational Faiths Podcast team to talk about overcoming the perceived threat of spouse's previous sexual experiences (including pornography), and the effect on desire and self-confidence. They also address the topic of long distance sexual relationships.

42mins

16 Oct 2015

Rank #3

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Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist Part 12

In this episode Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins the Rational Faiths Podcast team to take on questions about the cultural anxiety surrounding oral sex in a married relationship, and about objectification and appropriate lust.

52mins

22 Nov 2015

Rank #4

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Developing Selfhood

In this podcast episode Dr. Finlayson-Fife addresses the question: How does one develop a solid sense of self within groups that celebrate "selflessness" as a feminine virtue? Christy Crowe Hughes interviews Dr. Finlayson-Fife on the topic of women, selfhood, and moral development, referencing Carol Gilligan’s Stage Development Theory. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on February 19th 2015. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

1hr 14mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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Raising Our Children in an Over Sexualized World

In this episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife is interviewed by Jodi Chaffee from Our Modern Heritage about how to raise kids in an overly sexualized world. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on December 17th, 2019. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher. You can watch this episode on YouTube here.

43mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Understanding Desire

In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins the Cultivate A Good Life Podcast to talk about desire. They talk about what desire is, why it matters, and how to identify and develop the desires you have. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher. We currently have several events planned for the future for which tickets have already been released! To learn more about these events, Click Here.

42mins

20 Feb 2020

Rank #7

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Choosing Your Partner

In this episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Rich and Celeste from the Marriage Theraoke podcast to talk about how we deal with the dissatisfaction in our marriages and how to more fully CHOOSE our partner every day. This podcast episode explains how you can get from “I HAVE to be with my partner” to the freedom of “I CHOOSE to be with my partner”. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on January 24th 2020. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher. You can access the VALENTINE’S DAY ONLINE COURSE SALE mentioned at the end of the podcast here. The sale will begin on January 29th 2020.

37mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist Part 14

In this episode Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins the Rational Faiths Podcast team to talk about understanding and responding to pornography challenges as well as low sexual desire in men.

1hr

3 Jun 2016

Rank #9

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Allowing Yourself to Fully Experience Being Human

In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Preston from the Mettle Mentality Podcast to talk about the following: The importance of intimacy in happiness. Perfectionism and its challenge to openness / intimacy. Understanding shame and guilt. Listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

54mins

18 Mar 2020

Rank #10

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Goal Setting and Collaboration in Marriage

In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife is interviewed by Monica Tanner of On The Brighter Side Podcast. Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife talks about setting personal goals and setting goals as a couple. She goes into detail about what collaborative goals look like and common pitfalls/problems that come up when trying to keep new goals, and how to overcome these. Dr. Finlayson-Fife ends the episode talking about how to care for your mental health this year and how to have the best 2020 possible. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on January 6th 2020. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

31mins

14 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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Women's Bodies and Cultural Religious Mixed Messages

In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Cherie Burton to talk about: How women often become disempowered sexually in religious traditions.  How many religious traditions (often unknowingly) contribute to body shaming, inhibit self-expression, and undermine self-development. How women can foster a stronger self in their lives and spiritual practices. How women can foster peace with their sexuality. AND MORE! To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Online Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com Listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

51mins

31 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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Dealing With a Pornography Disclosure

In this episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Natasha Helfer Parker from Mormon Sex Info to discuss the topic of how to best handle a pornography disclosure within a couple system. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on June 10th 2019.

1hr 19mins

5 Nov 2019

Rank #13

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Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist Part 26

In this Rational Faiths podcast Dr. Finlayson-Fife answers two new questions: The first question covers the question of how to make sense of wet dreams in the context of marriage, and how to address differences in sexual desire and biological needs in constructive ways. The second question addresses the role of erotica and visually explicit imagery in a woman cultivating her desire in marriage.  Dr. Finlayson-Fife also addresses the upcoming transition for the “Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist” series from Rational Faiths to Mormon Marriages. This episode was originally aired on July 9th 2019.

39mins

9 Jul 2019

Rank #14

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Cognitive Dissonance and Faith Transition

In this episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins A Thoughtful Faith Podcast to discuss the topic of cognitive dissonance and faith transition. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on February 25th 2013.

1hr 20mins

5 Nov 2019

Rank #15

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The Law of Chastity - Shame Free

Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Jody Moore for a discussion about how to teach our kids about their sexuality and the law of chastity without inviting shame, with children from infancy through the young adult years. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on February 24th 2017. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

43mins

22 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist Part 16

In the 16th installment of the Ask A Mormon Sex Therapist series Dr. Finlayson-Fife responds to two more questions submitted from listeners. One focuses on nudity and modesty, and the second question comes from a person in a really tough position in a sexless marriage in which discussion and negotiation of sexual relations are off limits. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

52mins

30 Nov 2016

Rank #17

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Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist Part 15

In this episode Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins the Rational Faiths Podcast team to discuss the results of a study about sexual arousal, and Dr. Finlayson-Fife answers a question from a listener who is frustrated at inability to reach orgasm during intercourse.

34mins

8 Aug 2016

Rank #18

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How to Strengthen Your Marriage by Healing Your Body Image

In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Stephanie Webb from Eat Confident Co to talk about body image. Dr. Finlayson-Fife offers her perspective on how a woman’s relationship with her body influences her intimate relationship, how to set healthy boundaries in a marriage, and how to empower yourself as an equal partner in your marriage by healing your relationship with your body.  To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on February 5th 2020. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

38mins

5 Feb 2020

Rank #19

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Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist Part 5

Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins the the Rational Faiths Podcast Team to answer two questions: Question number one is about how to teach young women about the Law of Chastity Question number two is about the problem of pornography. To learn more about Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s work, visit our Website, check out our Course Page, and take a look at our upcoming Events. You can also follow Dr. Finlayson-Fife on Instagram or join her FREE Facebook Group for greater access to her insights. www.Finlayson-Fife.com This episode was originally aired on February 1st, 2015. You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

53mins

25 Jan 2015

Rank #20