Welcome to my Practice

Sue, “Sex with Sue” McGarvie, is a Clinical Sex and Relationship Therapist, and an International Expert in the area of Low Libido and Sexual Desire. She is the founder of The Ottawa Sex Therapy and Libido Clinic and YOUR sex and relationship therapist.

Sue McGarvie has been an Internationally Recognized Sex and Relationship Therapist for 21 years and is the author of three best selling books on sexuality and intimacy.

She was the host of a syndicated talk show called Love and Lipstick (aired on Astral Media’s EZ Rock, CFRB, CJAD) among other major market stations. Sue hosted a television series called Unzipped on Global and has, without exaggeration, spoken to 10,000 people about their sexual issues.

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What can I expect in the first session when I see a therapist?

For some people the thought of talking to or coming to see a therapist makes them very nervous. They don’t know what to expect and they are concerned that they are going to talk about things they may not have told anyone before.
I really understand how difficult seeing a counselor can appear to some people. It’s supposed to be a positive experience of healing, focusing on you and getting some clarity going forward.

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Dating Coaching

Dating coaching –
My parents met in high school. My grandparents were next door neighbors. 200 years ago you only had people in your village as potential partners. Now the world is your oyster. And there are dating sites that reflect that. In fact there are hundreds of sites with tens of thousands of profiles. Finding a partner can be daunting.

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Find out about the Ducklings social group

It started with a trip to the local dominatrix. It was last year when 50 Shades of Grey was the book on everyone's night table. Blaik and I were running a "How to keep it hot" course for couples (and some singles). Mistress Shira came to speak to the group about the 50 Shades phenomenon and invited us all to come and see her dungeon. It was eye-opening, fun, and very informative. Then we all went for drinks and munchies and had a chance to talk about the experience. One couple called it "the best date night ever." Read More

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Date nights and being playful as the summer ends….

So fall is coming fast and furiously. And with that (at least in our house) we starts thinking about dressing up. While I’ve …

The Libido differences between couples. And research into how men are touch deprived

Much of my day as a Sex Therapist is spent talking about libido differences between couples. Opposite sex drives between …

Why the combination of group and individual counseling often gets the best results

People with a private relationship or sexual issue are often terrified about the thought of going to a therapist. Even me, …

Interesting new sex study has just been published. It’s not our age but the age that we feel that determines our sexual satisfaction

Your sex life is only as old as you feel Tuesday, may 30, 2017 The closer you feel to your actual age, the less likely you …

Huge Erotic Art Exhibit with over 200 pieces of nudes, sensuous and sassy art! September 29, 30th 2017

The idea started because we couldn’t find any galleries that carried classy erotic art for our office. It’s evolved …