Dr. Hernando Chaves

Marriage & Family Therapist , MFT , DHS

(310) 707-1864
I am a CA Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC #50718), human sexuality professor, Askmen.com sex columnist, past president of the Western Region for the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) with a Doctor of Human Sexuality degree (D.H.S.) from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (IASHS). My philosophy is centered on empathetic, sex-positive support with a special emphasis on pleasure enhancement. People deserve erotic fulfillment within their relationships & a place to explore ways to live a more authentic & enjoyable sexual lifestyle free of guilt, shame, & self-judgment.
My work with erotic communities focuses on lifestyle introduction, exploration, & acceptance of unique of sexual expression, processing interpersonal relationships & experiences such as identity formation, coming out, & internalized anxieties for individuals, couples, & families of LGBTQQ, QULTBAG, BDSM, fetish, sex work, adult industry, alternative sexual expression, poly, people of unique gender identities, orientations, & members of erotic communities.
My work with sex therapy clients focuses on anxiety reduction, mindfulness, challenging sexual discomfort, sensate focus exercises, & pleasure education using insight-oriented psychotherapy methods for erection difficulties, early/premature ejaculation, performance anxiety, inhibited/delayed ejaculation, anorgasmia, vaginismus, female sexual pain, low sexual desire, intimacy difficulties, communication problems, & partner relational concerns.
Call or Email Dr. Hernando Chaves for a free phone consultation now - (310) 707-1864

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 10 Years
  • School: University of San Diego
  • Year Graduated: 2003
  • License No. and State: 50718 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): up to $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Location

Private Practice
152 South Lasky Drive Suite 103
Beverly HillsCalifornia 90212
(310) 707-1864
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Specialties

  • Sex Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Gay Issues

Issues:

  • Anxiety
  • Self Esteem
  • Depression

Mental Health:

  • Mood Disorders

Sexuality:

  • Bisexual Issues
  • Transsexual Issues
  • Lesbian Issues

Issues:

  • LGBT, Poly, BDSM, Kink, Alt, Fetish

Client Focus

Age:

  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories:

  • Bisexual Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Transsexual Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation:

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational

Modality:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 21 Jan 2014