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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…

How to Teach Your Clients to Have a Consent Conversation

How to Teach Your Clients to Have a Consent Conversation

We teach budding sex and relationship coaches at the Somatica Institute 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? What is Consent?…

Why Being a Kink Friendly Coach Matters Now More Than Ever
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Why Being a Kink Friendly Coach Matters Now More Than Ever

As Somatica coaches, we encounter a myriad of sexual and relational issues, curiosities, and desires in our practice. In recent years, there has been a substantial increase in clients who are curious to explore BDSM and kink. Because BDSM requires a high level of communication, skill-building, and attunement to partner(s), it can be very helpful…

Sexologist Salaries: How Much Can You Make?

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…

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…

Somatica is Trauma Informed Coaching
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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. [Find a trauma informed coach here] This is one of the many aspects that sets the Somatica Method apart from other methods. The Somatica Training…

How to Win at Social Media Marketing as a Sex Coach

How to Win at Social Media Marketing as a Sex Coach

What does it take to succeed at social media marketing for coaches? Somatica alumni Janel Vitale was recently voted “#1 Sexpert on TikTok” by Cosmopolitan. Somatica Institute co-founder Danielle Harel interviewed her to find out how she got over 6 million likes on the social platform, and what it takes to get started in social…

Flirting is a (Therapeutic) Coaching Modality

Flirting is a (Therapeutic) Coaching Modality

At the Somatica Institute, we take growth very seriously – and at the same time, growth does not have to be heavy. It is possible to create a fun, playful and trusting environment where a person can bloom into who they were always meant to be. As an experiential sex and relationship coach, one of…

The Arc of a Somatica Session
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The Arc of a Somatica Session

As Somatica practitioners, our goal is to help people decide what kind of emotional and erotic intimacy they want in their lives. We then teach them the tools to get there in a Somatica session. The mindset is that you are voting for connection over protection, vulnerability over closing off, freedom of erotic choice and…