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He reportedly asks clients to declare whether they have any sexually transmitted diseases, and sign a consent form, before their sessions. “Lisa”, an anonymous source contacted by Vice, said she had been one of his regular clients for three years, after first making contact with him through the dating app Tinder.
The actor who starred as the cuddly T-Rex host of Nineties children’s TV show Barney and Friends is now working as a Los Angeles tantric therapist, it has been revlealed.
Professor Kimberly Resnick Anderson, a sex therapist and psychiatrist working at the University of California, Los Angeles, described Joyner’s practices as “outrageous and far outside the standard of care.” She told Vice: “For him not to use condoms is medically unethical and irresponsible.”
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Joyner only accepts female clients for his services, and charges $350 for a four-hour session. On his website, Joyner, a former software analyst offers clients the chance to reach “a higher and more blissful state of awareness [of their] sexuality.”
Joyner’s approach to tantric therapy has been criticised by other practitioners in the field.
American actor David Joyner, 52, told Vice that his decade-long stint playing a dancing purple dinosaur was helpful for his current career.
“The energy I brought up [while] in the costume is based on the foundation of tantra, which is love,” Joyner said. “Everything stems, grows, and evolves from love.”
The actor who starred as the cuddly T-Rex host of Nineties children's TV show Barney and Friends is now working as a Los Angeles tantric therapist, it has been revlealed.