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Dr. Kate Balestrieri

Dr. Kate Balestrieri is a Licensed Psychologist (CA, FL, IL + NY), Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, and PACT III trained Couples Therapist. She is the Founder of Modern Intimacy. Follow her on TikTok and IG @drkatebalestrieri and the Modern Intimacy team on IG @themodernintimacy.
Understanding and Addressing Sub Drop

Understanding and Addressing Sub Drop

You just had the best sexual experience of your life. Both you and your partner were so into it and settled into your dominant and submissive roles. The pain was pleasureful and the headspace was powerful. It was an intense BDSM scene! But now... now you have a...

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What is Sexsomnia, and Is There Help?

What is Sexsomnia, and Is There Help?

Over fifty million Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder. But, some disorders are more common than others. Have you ever woken up to find yourself having sex? Well, you might be suffering from sexsomnia. Read on to find out, what is sexsomnia and what you...

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Do I Need Therapy? 10 Ways it Could Help

Do I Need Therapy? 10 Ways it Could Help

Anyone feeling overwhelmed, struggling with negative thoughts, or looking to expand their self-reflection or understanding can benefit from therapy. Various life challenges can impact a person’s mental health and sense of emotional well-being, from problems at work or...

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Secrets of Playboy

Secrets of Playboy

"Secrets of Playboy" is a new A&E series that goes through Hugh Hefner's Playboy empire in Los Angeles and all the ways that the young women who worked for Playboy experienced poor treatment. Modern Intimacy's founder, Dr. Kate Balestrieri, was a featured expert...

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What Is Weaponized Incompetence?

What Is Weaponized Incompetence?

Over the past several months, the term weaponized incompetence has been getting a lot of attention. This has come from millions of views TikTok videos, as well as from the media. It's possible and even likely you've heard of it before, but do you know what it means?...

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