Author: Danielle Harel

Dr. Danielle Harel is the co-creator of the Somatica® Method, and the co-founder of the Somatica Institute. As a somatic sexologist and teacher, she has devoted the last twenty years to sex coaching and empowering couples, women, men, and groups. Danielle has published original research on Orgasmic Birth and is the co-author of three books: Cockfidence, Making Love Real, and Coming Together.
Somatica Institute Now an Approved CE Credits Provider for AASECT

Somatica Institute Now an Approved CE Credits Provider for AASECT

We are thrilled to announce that the Somatica Institute has been approved by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) as a provider of CE credits. This prestigious recognition reflects our commitment to offering high-quality, professional education and support in the field of sexuality. We look forward to continuing to serve our…

How to Start a Coaching Business as a Couple – And Make it a Success

How to Start a Coaching Business as a Couple – And Make it a Success

Starting and managing a coaching business can be a scary endeavor. And when you add the dynamics of a romantic relationship into the mix, it may even seem like a recipe for disaster. However, many couples have proven that it is both possible and highly fulfilling to have a successful coaching business together.  Navigating the…

Should You Become a Relationship Coach in 2024? The NYT says YES
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Should You Become a Relationship Coach in 2024? The NYT says YES

The pandemic has changed just about everything we’ve come to assume about our relationships. Online dating has become the best – and perhaps only – way to meet someone new. The constant togetherness has strained the delicate dynamic of individuation and attachment in marriages. And how a partner handled the additional pandemic stress perhaps made…

Should I Be a Sex Coach Or Sex Therapist?

Should I Be a Sex Coach Or Sex Therapist?

If you are looking at a career as a sex therapist or sex coach, it’s important to know the difference between the two pathways.  Both sex coaching and sex therapy are valuable professions that aim to help people improve their sexual experiences and overall well-being.  However, they have distinctly different approaches and scopes of practice….

3 Ways Couples Therapists Can Make More Money
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3 Ways Couples Therapists Can Make More Money

Most couples therapists didn’t go into their career to get rich; they started their practices to make people’s lives better. So there’s always (or at least very commonly, we’ve found) some sense of guilt in practitioners who start asking themselves: “How do I make more money as a therapist?“ Fortunately, you make more money by…

Can Somatic Coaching Improve Your Life?
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Can Somatic Coaching Improve Your Life?

Most coaching can measurably improve someone’s life if they’re eager and open to change. Somatic coaching is increasingly being utilized as coaches, therapists, and other practitioners are seeing positive and lasting changes for their clients. Choosing the best type of coaching plays a big role in your client’s outcomes. A holistic approach could be the…

What Does A Sex Coach Do All Day?
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What Does A Sex Coach Do All Day?

What do sex coaches and movie stars have in common? Both professionals seem to lead glamorous and exciting lives, but it can be hard for people on the outside to understand what they actually do. We can imagine A-listers on set rehearsing dialogue and going over taped scenes – but what about when they’re not…

How to Become A Sexologist

How to Become A Sexologist

Sexology is defined as the scientific study of sexuality, and sexologists pursue many different areas of study in the realm of sexuality. A sexologist studies sexual desires, sexual function, and sexual behaviors, but there are a variety of paths that can teach you how to become a sexologist. What You’ll Study As an Aspiring Sexologist…

The 7 Steps to Becoming a Certified Dating Coach in 2024
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The 7 Steps to Becoming a Certified Dating Coach in 2024

So you want to find out how to become a dating coach. But – where should you start? Do you need to be certified or have a degree to be a dating coach? How much can you expect to get paid? We’ll answer all of those questions below. But let’s first look at what dating…