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

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How To Compliment Someone – And How To Respond

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Does Penis Size Matter?

Does penis size matter? And - do women care about size anyway? Those are  questions many a man has agonized over. He wonders how his...
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Anal Pleasure for Men

Is anal sex pleasurable for all men? Anal sex is often thought of as only being for gay men or kinky heterosexual couples who...
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9 Ways to Successful Relationships After Cheating

Some couples have successful relationships after cheating - other don't. Learn about why - and the 9 building blocks of reconciliation.

Psychological Erectile Dysfunction: Signs, Causes + Solutions

What is Erectile Dysfunction (ED)? Erectile dysfunction (ED) is when a man cannot get an erection hard enough for intercourse. Causes of ED can be...
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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...