Chantelle Otten


To Book:

For sexology or pelvic floor physiotherapy appointment bookings, please fill in the contact form or email us at 

Our administration staff are available from 10am to 6pm and will reply to you promptly. A referral is not necessary to schedule an appointment.

To quickly and seamlessly book a pelvic health appointment via our online booking form, please press here. 

Style Of Appointments

Sexology appointments can be scheduled through various modalities, including Face-to-Face, Phone, Telehealth/Online video, and Typed-Message appointments.

Pelvic floor physiotherapy appointments are also available in clinic or via Telehealth/ Online video.


In- Clinic: Our staff provide clinic hours at a convenient location in Melbourne, Australia: 504 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, 3070

Online: Our clinic also maintains a strong online therapy practice.

Booking Form

    Length Of Appointment


    – Standard 50-minute sexology sessions: These sessions are available with a sexologist that suits your needs. If you send in a contact form with information about why you would like to come to therapy, Chantelle will read your email and match you with the therapist that best suits your needs.

    – Specialised 30- minute sessions: our experienced therapist Aleeya has designed 30-minute sessions. These are intended for new patients who may not require a full therapy session but still seek guidance and advice. They may also be extremely valuable for practitioners seeking professional development, business consulting, or individuals with specific inquiries about sex and relationships.

    *Please note that these sessions will be available to individual clients on a discretionary basis. Aleeya will conduct a professional assessment during the initial session to determine if this format is suitable for you.

    Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy:

    – Standard 50 minute initial sessions: The first session for pelvic health therapy is 50 minutes so your physiotherapist is able to have a comprehensive understanding of your needs and concerns

    – Follow up 30 minute sessions: After an initial session, you will continue forward with 30 minute follow up appointments.

    Further information about what to expect

    In these specialised sessions, you can expect a comprehensive blend of therapeutic techniques, drawing on modern scientific principles, human sexuality education, and inclusive practices. Whether it’s sex therapy tailored to personal growth and relationships or pelvic floor physiotherapy aimed at functional well-being, we create a space that honors the uniqueness of your body and experiences.

    Our approach melds talk therapy with the updated and scientifically backed knowledge of sexual health science and pelvic floor physiotherapy. 

    Together, we’ll explore, communicate, analyse, learn, and feel, utilizing a broad spectrum of modalities, tools, and frameworks designed to suit your individual needs.

    Each session is conducted with a safe and judgement free attitude. This is where you can speak freely and without shame around sex, your body and your experiences. These sessions offer an accepting environment to explore, heal, investigate, and innovate. 

    Inclusion and diversity are at the heart of our practice, and every session aims to empower you through hands-on learning and personal exploration. At the end of each meeting, your therapist will provide customised options for at-home practices, ensuring continuity in your journey towards self-discovery, healing, and growth.

    Whether you seek connection, healing, or understanding, our sessions are crafted to promote a compassionate and personalized pathway towards your sexual and physiological well-being.

    All all welcome and we are an LGBTQIA+ inclusive space.


    Chantelle Otten

    (She / Her)

    Director Psycho – Sexologist

    A Melbourne local, Chantelle comes from a Dutch background. Having spent time living, studying and working in Holland, Chantelle has grown up with the European mindset that talking about sex, pleasure and relationships does not have to be shameful or taboo. A natural born communicator, she enjoys creating a setting where her clients can feel relaxed and free to talk about their sexual health in a safe, judgment-free environment. With numerous awards, accolades and published medical journal articles, Chantelle is not only an internationally acclaimed psycho-sexologist, but also a caring and empowering sex educator. With a background in scientific research, sexual medicine, and counselling, she believes that sexuality and self-esteem are an integral part of life, which everyone is entitled to. Good sexual health should always be enjoyable, pain free and without prejudice.

    Her sexology qualifications include:

    • Bachelor in Psychological Science
    • Masters of Science Medicine, Sexual Health/Psychosexual Therapy, University of Sydney
    • ESSM School of Sexual Medicine
    • European Federation of Sexology (EFS) and European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM) certified Psycho-Sexologist

    In 2017 Chantelle became Priceline Pharmacy’s first-ever Sexual Wellness expert. She  currently represents LoveHoney Corporation as their sexpert. In addition to being a sexual wellness expert, Chantelle has been recognised as one of Australia’s first European Federation of Sexology, and European Society of Sexual Medicine certified Psycho-Sexologists.
    Chantelle’s scientific contributions to sexual medicine and sexology have been recognised with a Young Scientist Award nomination for the 24th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI). She won best presentation on Female Sexual Medicine at the 19th Congress European Society of Sexual Medicine in Nice, France.

    Her scientific abstracts are featured in the Journal of Sexual Medicine:

    Otten, I. Pinas: PS-02-008 Sexual functioning in women with menstrual pattern migraines. The Journal of Sexual Medicine April 2017 Volume 14, Issue 4, Supplement, Page e112
    read article

    Otten, I. Pinas: HP-07-003 Sexual functioning and menstrual pattern migraine: pilot study on effects of hormonal interventions during menopause transition. The Journal of Sexual Medicine April 2017 Volume 14, Issue 4, Supplement, Page e156-7
    read article

    Chantelle’s work has been featured in articles on, Cosmopolitan magazine, New York Post, and Body and Soul magazine. She has spoken and contributed on various podcasts, and regularly presents at education seminars as part of her role as Priceline Pharmacy’s Sexual Wellness expert.

    Chantelle Otten is a registered Sexologist in Australia and Europe and a Member of:

    • The Society of Australian Sexologists Ltd
    • Masters of Science Medicine, Sexual Health/Psychosexual Therapy, University of Sydney
    • ESSM School of Sexual Medicine

    Daz Tendler

    (They / Them)


    Daz (he/they) is a sex-and-body-positive sexologist holding membership with the Society of Australian Sexologists. With an understanding that everyone’s sexual and relationship desires and needs are unique and diverse, he ensures his non-judgemental and compassionate practice focuses foremost on individual well-being.

    Daz seeks to remove the stigma and shame society attaches to sex, sexuality and self-expression, and is super passionate about building safe, LGBTQIA+ inclusive environments where people feel confident to be their true, authentic selves. They incorporate talk therapy, communication skills and healthy redirection techniques into their sessions, centreing consent, exploration, empowerment and desire. Daz works with clients of all sexualities and genders, including asexual and agender individuals.

    They have experience and particular interest in:

    • Working with monogamous and non-monogamous adults in diverse relationship structures, mediating caring, healthy and honest connections.
    • Working with people seeking to align religious faith with their sexuality and gender.
    • Working with trans, gender-diverse and non-binary people wanting and needing to explore their gender in safe, healthful and affirming ways.
    • Working with younger men seeking guidance about expressing their masculinity in a positive manner.
    • Queer sexuality and exploration; working with LGBTQIA+ individuals to help them toward sexual empowerment.
    • Working with people with non-typical sexual fantasies, kinks, desires and attractions.

    Daz is queer and neurodiverse – through personal experiences with ethnicity and religion, class, gender and sexuality diversity, and neurodiversity, they know how important it is to nurture safe, supportive spaces for marginalised minorities, particularly LGBTQIA+ individuals and those with ADHD and autism. They value intentionality, boundaries, respect and pleasure as core sexological principles, and often work outside of traditional expectations and norms that can stigmatise and obstruct sexual, relationship and personal growth. They affirm queerness and work through trauma-informed, intersectional and queer theory lenses. Their qualifications include a Postgraduate Diploma in Sexology, a Bachelor of Journalism, and they are currently completing a Master of Philosophy (transitioning to a PhD), evaluating the relationship, sex, sexuality and gender education of Jewish schools in Melbourne, Australia.

    Daz believes respectful, open and vulnerable communication about sex, sexuality, gender and relationships, and becoming more aware of the body-mind bond, is critical to enhance individual and shared sexual and emotional well-being.

    Laura Miano

    (She / Her)


    Laura is a sexologist, with a Bachelor in Psychological Science and a Masters in Sexology. Laura is a driven individual with a passion to develop her career in sexology. She warmly welcomes each client with keen enthusiasm and encourages open dialogue in a judgement-free space. She is understanding, compassionate and approaches each session by establishing her clients’ individual goals and needs, and attentively supports them to achieve their desired outcomes.

    Laura feels strongly about embracing all aspects of sexuality and appreciates the unique ways in which it manifests in different individuals. She holds progressive and open-minded ideologies on sex and relationships, and through her work as a sexologist, hopes to grow her understanding of how sexuality can prosper within relationships.

    Laura treats common sexual concerns such as sexual pain, vaginismus, sex education, erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation.


    Lauren French

    (She / Her)


    Lauren is a recently graduated sexologist holding a membership with the Society of Australian Sexologists. Lauren has a real passion for sexuality education as well as helping individuals or couples through a multitude of sexual difficulties and experiences. Lauren creates a warm and inviting space for clients to feel comfortable to share and be heard. All sessions are held within a judgement-free space, as Lauren welcomes all diverse sexualities and varying individual experiences. She also works with Body Safety Australia, a social enterprise protecting children from sexual abuse with whole community solutions. Lauren works with all genders, orientations and identities and offers a judgment-free, safe space for all beings. She is queer-friendly (LBGTIQ) and works with clients in any aspect of sex and sexuality. She believes that sex should be able to be discussed openly and that everyone deserves to have a pleasurable and enjoyable sex life. She specialises in sex education, and empowering individuals to be less goal- orientated and more pleasure orientated.


    Clarke Rose

    (She / Her)

    Sex Coach

    Clarke Rose is a Sexuality and Pleasure Coach for women and femmes. Originally from California, she moved abroad to study Gender, Sexuality and Society in Paris, France. In Paris, she started her own sexuality blog, Sex and Roses, where she conducted interviews and research, wrote personal pieces, and began to explore female pleasure on a deeper level.

    Passionate about women’s sexual health, happiness and equality from a young age, she has had immense success with her clients. She works with women and femmes who want to expand their orgasmic ability, stop faking orgasms, become more comfortable in a masturbation practice, learn to communicate better about their needs in and out of the bedroom, bring pleasure into their everyday lives, learn new ways to masturbate, take back their power after sexual abuse or trauma, spice up their sex lives, and more!

    Clarke has called many different kinds of places “home,” and because of this, she has a beautiful understanding of women and a compassionate comfortable presence that is felt by clients and friends alike. She is the woman you go to for the things you feel like you can not discuss with your regular therapist! Open, non-judgmental and kind, she aspires to lead women and femmes into sexual empowerment, helping them to step into their bodies with confidence, and own their erotic potential.

    Jasmine Zahner

    (She / Her)

    Psycho – Sexologist

    Jasmine is an experienced Sexologist and a level 2 registered Counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA). She also holds membership with the Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS) and has over seven years experience as a workplace coach.

    Jasmine’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) and a Masters of HIV, STI’s and Sexual Health (Counselling).

    Jasmine works with all genders, orientations and identities and offers a judgment-free, safe space for both couples and individuals. She specialises in a variety of sexual concerns, including vaginismus, premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction. She works with clients around self-esteem, body image, anxiety and lack of desire.

    Ensuring that her clients are comfortable and relaxed, Jasmine is queer-friendly (LBGTIQ) and works with clients in any aspect of sex and sexuality. She believes that sex should be able to be discussed openly and that everyone deserves to have a pleasurable and enjoyable sex life.

    Aleeya Hachem

    (She / Her)

    Psycho – Sexologist

    Aleeya is a sexologist and fertility counsellor who is passionate about normalising the conversation around sex, pleasure and fertility. Aleeya has a special interest in working with LGBTQIA+ clients, as well as clients experiencing sexual issues relating to fertility and pregnancy. She holds a membership with the Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS) and Fertility Society of Australia (FSA.)

    Aleeya’s qualifications include a Bachelor and Honours in Psychological Science, and a Masters in Sexual and Reproductive Health, specialising in psychosexual therapy and reproductive endocrinology.

    Aleeya has a warm and intuitive therapeutic style and approaches each session by establishing her client’s individual goals and needs, supporting them to achieve their desired outcomes. She has worked as a group and individual therapist in a range of settings including drug and alcohol services, sexual health and community engagement.

    Aleeya utilises a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. She believes that everyone has the right to sexual pleasure and sex education, empowering individuals to make decisions that align with their values and beliefs.

    Her passion is working with individuals and couples going through the fertility process, helping them have satisfactory sexual lives.

    Anna Kelberg

    (She / Her)

    Psycho – Sexologist

    Anna is a certified and registered clinical psychologist and sexologist. She has received her sex therapy education at the University of Guelph in Canada (accredited by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) and at the Contemporary Institute of Clinical Sexology in the UK (accredited by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists).

    Anna’s counselling skills are backed up with profound scientific knowledge in the field of psycho sexuality. She is currently a PhD candidate, researching monogamy and non-monogamy. Her scientific articles that are based on a profound research of 1700 people in monogamous and non-monogamous relationships are published in prestigious Swiss scientific journal Frontiers in Psychology: Gender, Sex and Sexuality.

    She regularly attends scientific conferences and is a member of various professional bodies:

    – The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (USA)

    – The European Federation of Sexology

    – The Latvian Psychology Association

    Anna is a true multinational – she grew up in Latvia, a small European country, studied and travelled all over the world, and currently shares her time between Cape Town, South Africa and Riga, Latvia, sometimes spending a couple of months in Rome, Stockholm or Tel Aviv. While praising individuality, Anna believes in the power of the community. She volunteers at the Crisis Center hotline in Latvia and at The Counselling Hub in South Africa, helping pro bono those in acute need.

    As a psychologist, Anna has a pluralistic approach to clinical sexology, understanding that a wide range of different factors, including cognitive, genetic, social, family and neurological, contribute to an individual’s sexuality. She works with all genders, sexual identities and relationship arrangements. She is experienced in assisting couples to negotiate their monogamy/non-monogamy agreements, helping individuals and couples to address sexual concerns, desire discrepancies, explore sexual fantasies and other sexual questions. Anna also works with trauma related to sexual abuse.

    Anna’s soft demeanour and voice are very soothing and welcoming. Anna has a lovely Latvian accent to her English. She is easy to relate to, non-judgemental and sex-positive.

    Asha Bosman

    (She / Her)

    Psycho – Sexologist

    Asha (B.Psych, GDip-Sexology) is a sexologist with a background in Psychology.

    As a mother, Asha has an understanding and special interest for helping those who experience the various, and complex sexual difficulties related to pregnancy and parenthood.

    Asha’s approach to her clients is one of unconditional positive regard, open-mindedness, and encouragement of sexual empowerment.

    Asha is relatable, down to earth, compassionate, and understanding. She believes every individual is unique in their desires, experiences, views, and ideologies regarding sexuality, and in turn deserve a unique and personal approach to therapy.

    Asha is comfortable working with people of all ages, backgrounds, and identities.


    Chelsea Liley

    (She / They)

    Psycho – Sexologist

    Chelsea is a qualified sexologist with a passion for the interplay between mental and sexual health, with an Undergraduate degree double majoring in Psychology, and a Masters degree in Sexology.

    Chelsea has a natural affinity and inquisitiveness into all areas of sexuality, but her main interests and passions lay in the realms of queer sexuality, women’s empowerment and sexual liberation, tantra, kink, sexual well-being, young people, and pleasure.

    She believes that sexuality is a core concept of our human psyche, and can be a positive, pleasurable, and almost euphoric experience and that all people should be able to understand, explore and embrace their sexuality, no matter their age, gender, cultural background, or sexual experience.

    Chelsea is a student member of the Society of Australian Sexologists and works with patient-centred care at the forefront of her practice, aiming to give all her clients the same level of unconditional acceptance, openness, and compassion. She volunteers regularly with the WA Aids Council, and attends Leavers week in Dunsborough, as a safe sex angel every year, handing out condoms and educating young people on safe sex practices.

    She believes that sex is an important, and innate, part of the human experience, and that everyone has the right to pursue their own pleasure and erotic joy, in a safe, sex-positive, light-hearted, and judgement-free space. She prides herself in her ability to weave professionalism and fun within her work, to help decrease the stigma around sex, and to instead empower all people to have open and honest conversations about their sex lives.


    Chloe Scotney

    (She / Her)

    Integrative Psychotherapeutic Clinical Sexologist

    Chloe is a qualified integrative psychotherapeutic counsellor who specialises in the field of Sex & Relationship therapy. After several years working for mental health crisis and sexual health charities, she studied at the Matrix College of Counselling and Psychotherapy in England (accredited by the UK Council of Psychotherapists). She then went on to further studies in Clinical Sexology at the Contemporary Institute of Clinical Sexology (accredited by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists). Chloe is registered with both the UKCP and COSRT.

    Being an openly queer practitioner, Chloe has a specialist interest and history in working with the LGBTQIA+ community; with distinct therapeutic focus on sexuality, gender, kink, and consensual non-monogamy. Chloe also works with an international clinic as a gender-affirming counsellor and in a crisis role for victims of sexual assault in the UK.

    Chloe has varied experience working with sexual functioning issues, having been a psychosexual therapist trainee for the NHS; helping co-facilitate female pain workshops as well as one-to-one sex therapy sessions with a diverse client base, including trans patients.

    Using a curious and validating approach, Chloe draws upon studies with existentialism to help clients explore their own sense of identity and erotic templates. They believe everyone has the right to a healthy and fulfilling sexual life, recognising that we all have the autonomy as individuals to determine what this looks like.


    Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists

    Chloe Cox’s

    (She / Her)

    Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

    Chloe is a Physiotherapist with a special interest in Vulva Owners Health and Pelvic Floor concerns. She has a passion for educating vulva owners of all ages throughout their lifespan to ensure care is patient-centred and accessible to all.

    Chloe has gained experience over the past nine years in both public and private settings within New Zealand and Australia. She has run multiple Vulva Health webinars with local gyms to ensure that people have access to the information they need to achieve their health and wellness goals. Chloe enjoys treating pre and postnatal patients and has a strong interest in chronic pelvic pain conditions including both sexual, menstrual and bladder pain concerns.

    She combines her knowledge of Pelvic Health and the musculoskeletal system to provide a holistic approach including the use of dry needling, Pilates and exercise principles alongside manual therapy and education. Chloe has a firm belief that all care should be patient-led and collaborates with other health professionals to provide targeted treatment.

    She specialises in:
    – Sexual pain – vaginismus/ vulvodynia/ vestibulodynia/ deep dyspareunia/ GSM
    – Menstrual Pain – Endo/ adenomyosis management
    – Pre and Postnatal – pelvic floor/ incontinence/ pelvic girdle pain/ prolapse and pessary fitting/ return to exercise assessments/ all other pain areas
    – Bladder and Bowel concerns: Overactive Bladder/ Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC)/constipation management
    – Chronic pain – all areas: dry needling and pilates experience
    – Pain education

    Qualifications & Experience:
    – Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BHSci Physiotherapy) – Auckland University of Technology
    – Women’s Health Training Associates (WHTA) Advanced Courses including:
    – Advanced Pelvic Floor: Exercise, Sport and Musculoskeletal Dysfunction
    – Advanced Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence
    – Advanced Pelvic Floor: Chronic Pelvic Pain
    – Advanced Birth Choices Course
    – Advanced Pelvic Floor: Overactive Bladder
    – The Happy Bladder Course: Jilly Bond

    Kayla Kennedy

    (She / Her)

    Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

    Kayla has completed her Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy at Curtin University, specialising in Continence and Pelvic Health. She has 10 years of clinical experience working as a Physiotherapist, having worked in a range of settings in Australia and the United Kingdom.

    She is passionate about providing evidence-based physiotherapy for people of all genders across all stages of life. She is experienced in providing patient-centred physiotherapy services for pelvic floor related conditions and has extensive experience in clinical pilates and exercise based rehabilitation. She believes in a collaborative approach to patient care and thrives on empowering her clients to achieve their health goals wherever they are in their journey.

    Kayla has sound experience in assessing and treating:
    – Persistent pelvic and abdominal pain conditions such as endometriosis, dysmenorrhea, pudendal neuralgia
    – Sexual pain / dyspareunia
    – Bladder dysfunction such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, bladder pain
    – Bowel dysfunction such as constipation, defaecation difficulty, rectal pain, faecal incontinence
    – Pelvic organ prolapse
    – Pregnancy care including musculoskeletal pain, exercise and preparation for birth education
    – Postnatal care including return to exercise guidance, rectus abdominus diastasis rehabilitation and musculoskeletal pain
    – Pre and post operative care for gynaecological surgery or prostatectomy

    – Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Pelvic Health)
    – Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy)


    Kimberly Villareal

    (She / Her)


    Kimberly is a college undergraduate majoring in Management. Over the years she has worked in different organisations as a customer service representative and was very successful in her management roles and giving customers award-winning service. She attends professional development training and continues to work on her customer-based skills.

    Working with Chantelle is her first experience in the healthcare industry. She is friendly and relatable and enjoys contact with patients and professionals and the learning process that comes with working with a Psycho-Sexologist.