Join this dynamic panel of sexual health experts for a lively discussion on how to keep things spiced up in the bedroom while coping with the stress of trying to conceive. This raw conversation will provide couples with real tools to strengthen their relationship and improve intimacy.
Simone Bienne, a British award winning TV and Radio Host and named one of America’s top-ten dating experts for women (DatingAdvice.com, 2013),can currently be heard daily as host of The Advisor on Playboy Radio; and as co-host of Playboy Radio’s Hooking Up With Simone and Kevin, reaching an audience of more than one million people per week (also available as a podcast on I-Tunes).
Every week you can see her as a contributor to HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell, and various CNN / HLN programs, including AC360, CNN Newsroom, Dr. Drew On Call, HLN News, Raising America and After Dark. She is a sex and relationship expert on CBS Television’s The Doctors and she continues to be a regular guest and fan favorite on Dr. Drew’s hugely successful podcast. Simone is currently finishing her first book on love, sex and dating in the modern world.
Simone became a leading relationship expert as the first female host of the nationally syndicated radio show Loveline. During her tenure on the show, its ratings quadrupled to their highest levels in a decade. She was the sex advisor on Fox’s The New Ricki Lake Show and has been a regular panelist on The Jeff Probst Show. Moreover, Simone hosted regular segments for Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers and Extra.
Simone is licensed and accredited with the British College of Sex and Relationship Therapists, is a Professional Member of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, (AASECT), and is a Professional Member of the Society of the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS).
Simone lives in Los Angeles with her Boston terrier, Bosley Winston Abraham Franklin, who, despite his grandiose name is a simple fella.
MeiMei Fox is the published author, co-author, ghostwriter, and freelance editor of numerous non-fiction health, wellness, spirituality, and psychology books, articles, and blogs, including New York Times bestsellers Bend, Not Break with Ping Fu, andFortytude with Sarah Brokaw. She has edited books by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Columbia professor Robert Thurman, and was Expedition Writer for Alexandra Cousteau’s 2009 Expedition: Blue Planet.
MeiMei graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors and distinction from Stanford University, with a BA and MA in psychology. She also holds an MA in counseling psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, and is an Ana Forrest-certified yoga instructor.
In addition to writing, MeiMei works as a life coach, assisting clients in realizing their most ambitious dreams. Her loftiest goal is to be a Promoter of Joy. She sits on the board of HOPE Foundation, an NGO dedicated to providing shelter, education, health care, and job skills training to the street kids of Calcutta, India. She is blissfully married to the Love of Her Life, Kiran, and lives in Los Angeles. Her mantra is: Fear Less, Love More!
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz is involved in women’s empowerment and public education, and appears frequently as an expert in women’s and integrative health on TV, online and in print. Dr. Suzanne completed her undergraduate education at Wesleyan University and post-baccalaureate pre-medical studies at Mills College. She earned her medical degree in 1996 from the University of Southern California School of Medicine, completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and has been in private practice of obstetrics and gynecology in Beverly Hills, CA since 2000. After many years of a personal yoga and meditation practice, she completed her Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist degree at California College of Ayurveda in 2010 and was board certified in Integrative and Holistic medicine in 2008.
Dr. Suzanne’ s diverse background includes research experience combining Ayurveda and conventional medicine, an exploration of the relationship between psychosocial risk factors in pregnant urban teens and participation on a MacArthur Foundation funded team at University of California at San Francisco. She has worked at San Francisco’s famed Haight Ashbury Free Clinic and supervised midwives and residents at an inner city hospital in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Suzanne has taught at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, The National Ayurvedic Medical Association, Yoga Studios and Childbirth conferences and appeared TV shows such as Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers, The Tyra Banks Show, The Today Show, Headline News and Bill O’Reilly’s No Spin Zone.
Dr. Suzanne is co-founder of Cedars Sinai Medical Center’s Green Committee and is deeply committed to the promotion of healing that involves individuals, families, communities and the planet. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children in a “green” renovated home with a sustainable native plants garden and organic urban mini-farm.
Dr. Paul Turek
Male reproductive health expert Dr. Paul Turek is founder of The Turek Clinic, a leading health care destination for men worldwide, based in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Dr. Turek is president of the Society of Male Reproduction and Urology, and a recent recipient of a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for research designed to help infertile men become fathers. A former Professor and Endowed Chair at the University of California San Francisco, Dr. Turek has pioneered innovative techniques for treating male infertility, including Testicular Mapping (also known as Sperm Mapping and FNA Mapping), and has published some of the highest success rates worldwide for vasectomy reversals.