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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.
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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Do Women Like Anal Sex? It Depends

Do Women Like Anal Sex? It Depends

Over seventy percent of Americans have tried oral sex. That number includes women of all sexual orientations. But, do women enjoy having anal sex? Or are they just pleasing their partners? The short answer? It depends on the woman.   What Is Anal Sex?   Anal...

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Modern Intimacy’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Modern Intimacy’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Every year the same questions is top of mind for those who celebrate the holidays -- what do I get everyone? Our team got together and complied a list of our favorite gifts ideas for this year's Holiday Gift Guide. Sexual Health + Relationship Wellness Holiday Gift...

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