Meet Dr. Aleida Heinz, an exceptional clinical sexologist and relationship expert with a passion for helping individuals and couples build healthier and more intimate connections. Her unique background and extensive qualifications make her a prominent figure in the field of human sexuality, relationships, and emotional well-being.
Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dr. Heinz had the privilege of being raised by her German nationality father, which enriched her worldview with diverse cultural perspectives. She pursued her higher education in the USA, obtaining a Ph.D. in Human Sexuality from the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (IASHS) in San Francisco, CA. She also holds a Master’s degree in Sexology and Couple Clinical Counseling, as well as a BS in Family Science & Psychology from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
With a lifetime board certification as a Sexologist from the American College of Sexologists (ACS) and a certification as a Sex Counselor from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), Dr. Heinz demonstrates her dedication to professional excellence. Additionally, her expertise extends to addressing trauma, having earned the designation of Certified Trauma Specialist from the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists.
Dr. Heinz’s commitment to advancing her knowledge is evident through her studies at the Jungian Institute of Analytical Psychology and advanced training in Rational-Emotive-Behavior Therapy (REBT) and hypnotherapy. Furthermore, she has served as a Master Sex Coach Trainer for Sex Coach U, USA, training other professionals in the field of sex coaching.
With over 22 years of experience in couples counseling and as a sexologist, Dr. Heinz has helped countless individuals and couples rekindle their passion and rebuild trust within their relationships. Her expertise spans a wide range of topics, including sexuality, intimacy, sexual trauma, and common sexual problems like low desire, lack of sexual desire, sexual pain, premature ejaculation, anxiety performance, and psychological erectile issues among others. She also addresses relationship dynamics, focusing on communication and emotional intimacy to foster stronger connections, for marriage couples in monogamous relationship, couples in open relationships, polyamorous couples, and same-sex couples.
As a prominent figure in her field, Dr. Heinz has graced numerous international conferences. Among Dr. Heinz’s presentations as a speaker, we find: “The In-Factor Model: How the Internet Leads to Infidelity” presented at the AASECT Annual Conference, in Miami, USA (2013), San Juan, Puerto Rico (2016); “The Impact of a Healthy Relationship on Sexual Satisfaction” presented at the World Association for Sexual Health Conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil (2013); Prague, Czech Republic (2017); and Mexico City, Mexico (2019); “The Impact of CBT on Sexual Problems” presented at the National Association for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists Conference (2022); and presenting in November (2023) at the World Association for Sexual Health Conference in Antalya, Turkey, “From Pain to Pleasure: Cognitive-Behavioral Techniques and Low Sexual Desire.” and “Nurturing Consent in Relationships: Understanding its Intersection with Sexual Pleasure.”
Moreover, for many years Dr. Heinz was invited to numerous radio and television shows in Caracas, Venezuela, as well as private events in North Carolina, USA. She was one of the co-hosts in the TV show “The Specialist” in Charlotte, NC., and has written numerous articles and columns for magazines such as Eligible Magazine regarding healthy sexuality.
To further spread her knowledge and experience, as well as promote awareness of the importance of eroticism in romantic relationships, Dr. Heinz has written the groundbreaking manuscript “The 7 Erotic Languages.” Her captivating work offers a better insight into her mission and passion, bringing more valuable insight into her professional work.
Dr. Heinz’s mission is to support and guide individuals, as well as couples, in their journey towards improving their intimate and sexual relationships, offering assistance and empowering people to achieve healthier and more fulfilling connections.
Dr. Heinz’s passion is rooted in a strong belief in the power of eroticism and the sustainability of romantic relationships over time. She is dedicated to exploring and understanding the intricacies of human sexuality and helping couples foster a deeper, pleasurable, and lasting connection, with the aim of enhancing relationships and fostering long-term satisfaction through her unique couples counseling.
Dr. Heinz’s dedication to educating the public is further reflected in her authorship of the impactful book “Make Love 365 Times a Year: 7 Sex Secrets for a Passionate Love Life,” released in 2020, offers practical advice for maintaining a passionate relationship.
Fluent in both English and Spanish, Dr. Heinz welcomes clients from diverse backgrounds and provides them with tailored support and guidance. Dr. Heinz is eager to help couples embrace love, lust, intimacy, desire and sexuality in a balanced way, while also empowering them with effective communication skills.
Dr. Heinz firmly believes that it’s never too late for love and that there is always a solution to the challenges faced by couples. Through compassionate individual and couples counseling and evidence-based techniques, she invites her clients to embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth, with the ultimate goal of creating fulfilling and lasting relationships.
If you seek to enhance your love life, your relationship, your sexuality, and navigate the complexities of intimacy through couples counseling, Dr. Aleida Heinz is the trusted expert you can rely on. Together, you can uncover the keys to a deeply fulfilling and passionate relationship.