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Kelly McDonnell-Arnold

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

  • LGBTQIA+ Term Definitions Communication Education

    LGBTQIA+ Term Definitions

    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

  • BDSM Culture Pleasure


    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

  • Talking To Your Kids About Sex & Sexuality Communication Culture Education

    Talking To Your Kids About Sex & Sexuality

    For a lot of parents talking to their kids 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

  • The Fakegasm: where faking it until you make it doesn’t work Body Education Mind

    The Fakegasm: where faking it until you make it doesn’t work

    Ever fake an orgasm? You know, when you’re just not going to get there or your to-do list is running through your head. Faking it can feel like a big fat lie or a bad inside joke with yourself. When I think about “faking it”, I remember the classic “yada yada yada” Seinfeld scene. Elaine is

  • Erogenous Zones Body Pleasure

    Erogenous Zones

    Erogenous Zones –  an erotic network to explore with an open mind Do you have a certain area that, when touched, sends shivers down your spine or makes you feel like fireworks are going off in your head? Have you ever thought more about that spot than, ‘wow, that feels good’? If you’ve felt any

  • What is Anorgasmia? Body Sexual Dysfunction

    What is Anorgasmia?

    “Anorgasmia is the medical term for regular difficulty reaching orgasm after ample sexual stimulation, causing you personal distress. Anorgasmia is a common occurrence, affecting a significant number of females.” If you’ve spent any time around a romance novel or romantic movie, chances are you already have a pretty Hollywood-fied idea about what an organism should


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