Respected sexual health expert, Dr Lorraine Becker, successfully juggles motherhood and medicine as well as several other businesses and has more than twenty years of experience in the field of sexology.
A graduate of Wits Medical School in 1979, Dr Becker set up private practice in 1983 after several years at Johannesburg Hospital. In 1984, she completed a Diploma in Child Health (DCH) and a Diploma in Private Emergency Care in 1992.
Although involved for many years with counselling and therapy in the areas of couples and relationships, depression and anxiety, it was Dr Bernard Levinson's Sexual Health Course in 1987 that sparked her interest in human sexual behaviour.
As a member of the South African Sexual Health Association (SASHA), Dr Becker attended the First International Sex Health Congress in February 2004. She is also a direct member of the World Organisation of Family Doctors whose conferences take her to the United States on a frequent basis.
Dr Becker has hosted her own radio show for Seven years and has appeared on a number of general health programmes on television. The launch of her first book, At Last - The Truth About Lovemaking, is the realisation of a dream to reach out to couples with her experience and advice.
In 2003, she developed a homeopathic range of sexual health products aimed at assisting couples overcome a range of sexual physiological conditions standing in the way of men and women enjoying a better sexual health and enjoyment. Visit www.atlast.co.za.
Dr Becker is currently studying a Masters Degree in sexual health from the University of Sydney (Australia), and also lectures to the medical profession on Sexology.