Celeste Hirschman

Celeste Hirschman is the is the co-creator of the Somatica® Method and the co-founder of the Somatica® Institute. She received an MA in Human Sexuality Studies from San Francisco State University, and a BA in Women’s Students from UCSC.

In her teaching and coaching, Celeste routinely draws on her extensive training in attachment psychology, sociology, gender studies, and body-based modalities like Hakomi. She uses these embodied learning principles to help students and clients tap into their own somatic wisdom, deepen their experiences of pleasure, and realize their full personal and professional potential.

A prolific writer, Celeste researched and published a defining paper on adolescent sexuality development in 2006, during her tenure at SFSU’s Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality.

Since then, she has co-authored 3 books with Danielle Harel: Cockfidence, Making Love Real, and Coming Together. She writes frequently and is generally the first expert journalists turn to for quotes and information on sex, dating, and relationships.

No matter what she does – whether she is co-producing the sex-coaching-based TV series Here She Comes, or teaching at the legendary Esalen Institute – Celeste always brings her unconditional love, scintillating presence, erotic energy, and insight to every part of her work.

Articles

Sex Surrogate

What is a Sex Surrogate?

The concepts of sex surrogates and surrogate partner therapy were originally introduced by pioneering gynecologist Dr. William Masters and sexologist Virginia Johnson to help men overcome sexual...
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Benefits of Kegel Exercises and Balls (Ben Wa Balls)

What are Kegel Exercises? If you’ve ever wanted to have stronger orgasms or better erections, it may be time to start exploring the benefits of Kegel...

What is Somatic Sexology?

While sexology is the study of sex, somatic sexology is one branch that uses a more embodied approach. Somatic literally means “of the body”...
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How to Sext – and Become a Master

While the world might place limitations on us, there is one thing that can never be taken from us: our imagination. No matter if...
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From Tease to Please: Best Foreplay Ideas For Men

Foreplay is an incredibly important part of seduction. It has wonderful benefits on all levels - emotional, psychological and physical. It helps our minds...

How to Stop Porn Addiction

Before we can begin talking about how to stop porn addiction, it is essential to spell out what it is. This is a complex...