Author: Daniel Sher

About Daniel Sher

Daniel Sher is a registered clinical psychologist practicing in Cape Town, South Africa. Daniel serves as a professional consultant for the Between Us Clinic, where he writes, edits, and reviews professional materials and articles.

Daniel completed his master’s degree in clinical psychology at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2014. A component of his training and practice involves working in the context of sexual and sex-related issues.

Daniel’s career began in 2015, when he worked at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital as well as at the Alexandra Hospital, the J2 Psychiatry Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital, and the Hanover Park Community Health Clinic. In 2016, Daniel was employed by the Western Cape Department of Health as a community service clinical psychologist, he worked at a district-level general hospital. Since 2017, Daniel has been working in private practice providing services to clients face to face or over Skype.

Practice aside, Daniel is a passionate writer, having accumulated at least six years of experience as a features contributor for several international publications, such as Men’s Health, Lifehacker, The Good Men Project, and Finer Minds. Topics he enjoys writing about include psychology and psychopathology (predictably), health and wellness, sex and relationships, lifestyle, spirituality, politics, and satire.

Daniel is also passionate about designing and conducting research, having published two [1] [2] academic papers in the South African Journal of Psychology.

Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction – Everything You Need to Know

When Sexual Dysfunction is Caused by Too Much Porn Many researchers and sex therapists believe that excessive porn use may be one of the factors that leads to erectile problems: ‘Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction’ (PIED) is the label used by health professionals to describe this condition. Others believe that porn leads to performance anxiety and sexual exhaustion, which in turn could cause erectile dysfunction. In … Continue reading Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction – Everything You Need to Know »

How to Masturbate Correctly – A Guide for Healthy Male Masturbation

Jerking off. Rubbing one out. The five-finger shuffle. Spanking the monkey. Punishing Percy. Masterbate. These phrases hardly scratch the surface of the seemingly endless list of words that we use to talk about male masturbation. Yet, it’s a bit ironic that despite the hundreds of euphemisms that we have at our disposal, so many of my own clients become intensely uncomfortable as soon as we start discussing masturbation!… Continue reading How to Masturbate Correctly – A Guide for Healthy Male Masturbation »

How to Last Longer In Bed – The Complete Guide

Do you wish you could keep going for longer? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! It’s a no brainer: both men and women all around the world would love to spend more time feeling that ecstasy, intimacy, and connection. But for many people, sex ends far too soon, and it feels like it’s all over mere moments after it began! As men, this can cause big problems when it comes to our self-esteem, relationship quality, and overall life satisfaction…Continue reading How to Masturbate Correctly – A Guide for Healthy Male Masturbation »

Psychological Impotence: Diagnosis, Causes and Treatments

Psychological impotence is a real thing, and it is much more common than you might think. The good news is that there are solutions that can help address the problem. Psychological impotence (also called psychological erectile dysfunction) is a difficult problem to grapple with. Although it isn’t something people enjoy talking about openly, it is more common than you might imagine —and despite what you … Continue reading Psychological Impotence: Diagnosis, Causes and Treatments »