Who We Are + Mission Statement

SexCoaching.com is the premier source of information about sex coaching and related topics. It was created by experienced sex coaching professionals with a combined 25 years in practice. The information provided is based on their education, observations from extensive client work, coaching training, and research.

The information provided on our site is clear and credible, and topics range from sexual dysfunction, pleasure practices, relationship issues to methods on how to conquer the presented issues. Our articles are original, thoughtful, and well-researched. We pride ourselves on delivering actionable information and strive to deliver it in an exciting and readable style.

Our staff is committed to improving SexCoaching.com and keeping the information up to date. We are constantly adding more articles, so check back often.

Our ultimate goal is to make your life better and help you find the fulfilling sex and relationship you deserve.

Editors

Celeste Hirschman, MA

Celeste Hirschman is the co-founder of the Somatica® Institute.

She trains coaches in the Somatica® Method of Sex and Relationship Coaching, and has her own private practice in San Francisco, where she works with clients to have profoundly pleasurable and fulfilling lives.

She has co-authored multiple academic articles published in peer-reviewed journals and three books: Cockfidence, Making Love Real, and Coming Together.

Celeste has her MA in Human Sexuality Studies from San Francisco State University (SFSU) and her BA in Women’s Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). She has taken the Hakomi Pro-Skills Training, as well as multiple trainings in sexuality and relationships. Celeste also has a Certification in Sexological Bodywork from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (IASHS).

Danielle Harel, PhD

Danielle Harel is the co-founder of the Somatica® Institute.

She trains coaches in the Somatica® Method of Sex and Relationship Coaching, and has her own private practice in Sunnyvale, where she supports her clients in having amazing sex and relationships as well as passion-fueled lives.

She has published original research on Orgasmic Birth and is the co-author of three books: Cockfidence, Making Love Real, and Coming Together.

Danielle has her Masters in Clinical Social Work From Haifa University in Israel, and her PhD in Human Sexuality from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (IASHS). She is also a Clinical Sexologist, Certified Sexological Bodyworker and a Certified Body Positive Facilitator.

Contributors

Shelby Devlin

Shelby Devlin is a certified Somatica sex and relationship coach who practices in San Francisco, CA.

She guides couples rekindling passion, facilitates repair and negotiates changing relationship boundaries. She also works with men who are struggling to connect with women emotionally and sexually. In addition, Shelby also teaches dominance, submission, S&M, and role-play.

Before Somatica, Shelby worked for a fetish boutique as a public educator and instructor. She assisted classes ranging from “Health and Safety with Insertables”, to “Roleplay For Beginners”. She is a spirited practitioner, focused on practical elements to improve sex lives, dating, and relationships.

If you're interested in working with her as a coach, you can contact her here.

Dimitry Yakoushkin

Dimitry Yakoushkin is a Sex and Relationship Coach and a Certified Somatica Practitioner since early 2010. He is also trained in the Hakomi Method – a body-based, mindful experiential therapy method that helps clients get in touch with and live from their deepest self.

He holds a Sexological Bodywork certificate from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco, and is faculty at the Somatica Institute, where he assists in teaching the Core Training. As a Certified Somatica Supervisor, he supports Somatica graduates in their coaching skills.

His in-depth work and commitment has helped countless couples increase fulfillment and joy in their intimate connection and their lives.

If you would like to work with him as a coach, you can contact him here.

Disclaimer

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With reference to California Penal Code section 647(b) and CALCRIM Nos. 1153 to 1155, the services discussed herein do not in any way include or relate to either (1) engagement in any lewd act for money or other consideration, or (2) solicitation, offer, or agreement to engage in any lewd act for money or other consideration

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