Rachel Hercman

Rachel Hercman

(Speciality: Sexual Health)

Biography

Rachel Hercman, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) is a psychotherapist specializing in sexuality, dating, and relationships.

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How to get over a relationship — tips to deal with a break-up June 24, 2014 at 11:49 am A break-up can be a devastating event, regardless of how long the relationship was or whether the split was expected. When a relationship ends, it is normal for people to undergo full range of emotions, some of which may seem confusing or contradictory. Here are some tips by Rachel Hercman, a …
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What NOT to say to a depressed person June 5, 2014 at 4:44 pm Depression is something that is quite common these days but it is seldom seen as a serious health problem. Many people who show symptoms of being depressed such as: Difficulty concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions Fatigue and decreased energy Persistent sad, anxious, or …
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5 myths about consulting a shrink or therapist busted! April 11, 2014 at 2:44 pm Psychotherapy can be a helpful and fulfilling experience. Some people love therapy and feeling comforted knowing they have a space where they can fall apart, some find it uncomfortable, unhelpful, or have never tried it, and there are many experiences in between. Nevertheless, for those who have a …
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Low sex drive after breast cancer – expert tips to deal with this condition March 4, 2014 at 6:57 pm When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and treated, sexual satisfaction can easily fall to the back burner when it comes to conversations with doctors. After all, when cancer is in the picture, ‘survival mode’ and health concerns may preclude sex as a priority or …
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5 expert tips to keep shaadi ke side-effects at bay! February 24, 2014 at 9:50 am Face it! The honeymoon period does get over. It can either be after a few years or even after you have a baby. With the added responsibility of another person who requires your constant attention and care, it can be quite difficult for couples to keep the romance alive. Rachel Hercman, a …
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Woman, step out of your sexual comfort zone! December 11, 2013 at 10:09 am As you sit here reading this webpage, odds are you have a pop-blocker setup for your internet browser. The purpose of a pop-up blocker is to ensure that as you peruse the web, you do not have to deal with bombardment of windows that would normally appear as you stumble upon on new web pages. While …
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Understand what turns on your sex partner with this simple tip! October 4, 2013 at 11:08 am 'It’s like he can read my mind.' When it comes to relationships, we’ve all heard these words. Whether we said it ourselves or heard it from a friend gushing about a relationship, the ideal of a partner reading our minds is one that many women hope for and value in a dynamic. The notion of …
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‘Gol Bachchan’ and other such jibes – when will people stop ridiculing women’s bodies? August 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm When Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the red carpet at the Cannes Festival in 2012, the media saw one thing. Fat. More recently, when Marion Bartoli lifted the prestigious Wimbledon title a BBC commentator said 'Do you think Bartoli’s dad told her when she was little 'You’re never going to be a …
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Is there a link between child sex abuse and inability to get orgasms? July 25, 2013 at 10:03 am Q: Hi I’m a 27-year-old female. I was sexually abused (vaginal penetration) when I was 6-7 years old. Now during sex I can’t reach orgasm through intercourse, however through oral sex i am able to achieve orgasm. I have read a lot about how difficult it is for women to achieve orgasm through …
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‘Afraid to be naked in front of boyfriend. What can I do?’ (Sex query of the day) June 17, 2013 at 8:36 am Q: Hi my name is Manisha. I'm 25-years-old and I always think I am very ugly. All the time I see images of these beautiful girls looking picture perfect in magazines and films and advertisements. I don’t know what to do. Sometimes I just feel like not eating because I think I will put on weight. …
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‘I am broken inside’: Lessons from Jiah Khan’s death and suicide note June 11, 2013 at 8:59 am The recent news of Jiah Khan’s suicide is sad and disturbing. To hear about a young, beautiful, famous actress deciding she had no other solution than to take her own life is a testament to the amount of emotional pain she must have been experiencing. In response to media claims that Jiah killed …
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Does the G-Spot really exist? May 27, 2013 at 9:40 am Is the G-Spot – the fabled female erogenous stimulating which is supposed to send women into orgasmic oblivion – really just a myth? Yes, says a team from King’s College London, who recently published a study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine after studying the sexual functioning of 1,800 …
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How your body image affects your sex life May 13, 2013 at 8:33 am Sara and John have been married for five years and are deeply in love. However, whenever they have sexual activity they always end up arguing. If John touches Sara’s waist, she pushes his hand away and tells him not to touch her fat. Sara prefers to keep her shirt on, even if the lights are off, …
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Top reasons for lack of sexual desire in women April 29, 2013 at 8:47 am In my professional work specializing in female sexual dysfunction, low libido or low sexual desire is very common.  For some women, they have never felt an interest in sex, and for others they have seen a change over a period of time.  Whether the root is psychological, physiological, or both, …
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