Kelly McDonnell-ArnoldSexologist & Relationship Therapist
Kelly McDonnell-Arnold MA. MBA. RSW. is a Clinical Sexologist and Psychotherapist with a Master’s degree in Forensic Sexology and a sought after expert and personality in the field of human sexuality. Kelly is passionate about providing ‘sex-positive’ fresh and reliable sexology information in all its complexity (but in a simple-to-understand message) empowering others to explore and own their sexuality.
Kelly is dedicated to helping you build a life that you truly love. She’s the down to earth, whip-smart professional who takes her work seriously, but never herself. She has devoted her career to supporting you in creating wild success in your relationships, sexuality, and life! Check out her honest & inspiring sex and relationship e-courses, find her running a bustling therapy practice, Bliss Therapy, or connect with her on social media.
Ms. McDonnell-Arnold is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), a Registered member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP), a certified sexologist through the American College of Sexologists (ACS), and a member of the Western Australian Sexology Society (WASS), and the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counsellors and Therapists (AASECT).
My Latest Posts
Coaching Desire Pleasure
You spend so much of every day following the rules. You follow the speed limit, you save all your receipts for your taxes, and you still send thank you notes after receiving a gift. Whether you’re an avid rule-follower or you’re no stranger to taking a walk on the wild side, sometimes, bending the rules
Desire Intimacy Pleasure
When you’d rather bathe your cat or do your taxes than have sexy time—we can assume you’re just not that into sex these days. Spiraling in a sea of exhaustion or resentment can put the fire out of your sex life so fast you’ll wonder what happened. Whether you’ve never really enjoyed sex, or you
Attraction Culture Education Lifestyle Sex
Gender—it’s something that everyone thinks they have a handle on, but really, they don’t. Gender is not binary, black and white, or one or the other. It’s infinite shades of all the colours of the rainbow spectrum. As humans, we’re inclined to put people in a box, give them a label and call it a
The inclusive acronym for sexual identity is continuously evolving. Here is a comprehensive* list of LGBTQIA+ Term Definitions: *This list is neither comprehensive nor inviolable, but it is a work in progress toward those goals. With identity terms, trust the person who is using the term and their definition of it above any dictionary. These
For some, the subculture of BDSM is a mystery wrapped in an enigma that has people intrigued, confused or even repulsed. Mainstream media can be thanked for some of the feelings about the world of BDSM due to the misrepresentations of the culture that is prevalent in books and movies such as 50 Shades of
Communication Culture Education
For a lot of parents talking to their children about sex and sexuality is the very definition of awkward. Fortunately, however, there is a way to approach the subject matter with a minimum amount of discomfiture. More importantly, there is significant value for kids when parents ensure these conversations are ongoing. Clear and consistent messages