Celeste Hirschman

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12 In-demand Sex Therapist Skills in 2023

Upgrading your sex therapist skillset not only makes you better at helping your clients, but it also helps you build a better practice. However, with so many capabilities to hone, it can be difficult to choose which ones you should work on. 

The good news is there aren’t really any wrong answers – leveling up on any tools will make you a better therapist and help your practice grow. But if you’re limited on time (and who isn’t these days?), here are the top 12 in-demand sex therapist skills you should prioritize in 2023. 

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7 Steps to Creating a Nonbinary and Trans-Inclusive Coaching Practice

In the therapeutic and coaching communities, there has been a growing awareness of the importance of nonbinary and trans inclusivity when working with individuals of diverse gender identities. At the same time, there has also been a strong social and political backlash against transgender and nonbinary folks.

In this climate, it is more important than ever to create a safe space for trans and nonbinary clients in your therapy and coaching practice.

We show you what you need to consider.

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How to Teach Your Clients to Have a Consent Conversation

At the Somatica Institute, we teach budding sex and relationship coaches to always help a client attune to their partners. The goal is to make sure everything that is happening is consensual, desired, and pleasurable. But how do you have that consent conversation – and is there just one type of consent?

Learn what consent really is, and how you can learn to have that conversation with your client.

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Sexologist Salaries: How Much Can You Make?

If you’re interested in becoming a sexologist, you’ve probably searched online for “sexologist salary” or “how much do sexologists make”. And likely, you found information that told you a sexologist in the US can make about $50k – $69k a year. We’re here to tell you – from our own practical experience – that these estimates are flawed, at best.

How much can you really expect to earn as a sexologist? Here are the facts for you.

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Somatica is Trauma Informed Coaching

There are many trauma therapies out there. It can however be quite difficult to find a training that focuses on trauma informed coaching and specifically deals with sex and relationships.

At the Somatica Institute, we find that many clients seeking help in the realm of sex and relationships often also have a history of sexual trauma, intimate trauma, or attachment trauma. See how Somatica helps them cope, and which trauma informed skills you can learn in the Somatica Training.