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Relationship, Sex and Intimacy Therapy

Center for Relationship & Intimacy Well-being was created as a way to assist individuals, partners, family members and the community at large to get the help and support to heal and grow in love, connection and pleasure with self and others through honoring of their unique expression and identity. Relationship, sex and intimacy therapy can help achieve this.

Center for Relationship & Intimacy Well-being intentionally has a specialized focus in order to offer the highest quality of clinical services by providing team members with specialized monthly trainings, focused case consultation and supervision, and staying up to date with the most effective treatment and innovative approaches of relationship, sex and intimacy therapy.

Our specialties include relationship counseling and sexual health based on the needs seen in the community we serve. Our services and offerings are holistic and integrative. Our intention is to hold a sacred space for our clients to explore, heal and integrate body, heart, mind and spirit.

Seeing the need for sex-positive and integrative services, we also serve the greater community by offering trainings to professionals in the healing arts.

Our ultimate goal is that individuals and partnerships of varying stages of life, love and connection as well as erotic expressions and identity receive knowledgeable and respectful assistance and guidance on their journey to extraordinary love, sexual freedom, erotic expression, and life vitality.

Meet The Team

We are a group of relationship, intimacy and sexuality specialists who dedicated to providing innovative and effective therapeutic approaches throughout California. We have the shared belief that all individuals and partnerships deserve nonjudgmental support and guidance in growing and opening to greater love, intimacy, and pleasure.

The Admin Team & Clinicians​

Nina Bonvini

Practice Admin | Client Care

Jacqueline Mendez

Founder | Clinical Director

Lisa Garcia


Alexus Martinez


Channeing Dane


Vanesa Akbarpour


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Relationship, Sex and Intimacy Therapy Approach

Why the color green…

The heart (or the fourth Chakra) is located at the center of the breastbone between the two breasts. This space deals with love and relationships and represents the energy center for an individual’s happiness and feelings of compassion for self and others.  The heart is also known as the balance point of the body and soul.   

The color green is associated with the heart which is associated with the skin, and the action of one’s hands.  The heart, in turn, is the organ associated with unconditional love and kindness.

In Sanskrit, the fourth Chakra or Heart Chakra is also known as the Anahata Chakra which means ‘unstruck, unhurt and unbeaten’.  Thusly, the Heart Chakra is associated with calm, serenity and ‘sounds without violence.’ The Heart Chakra governs our relationships and interactions with those around us. It supports us in determining our values, beliefs, and how well we accept ourselves and those around us.

A well-balanced and grounded heart space helps one show up more compassionately and loving towards others without expecting anything in return as well as creating stronger relationships and the freedom from depending on others for our own peace and happiness.

With these principals, CRIW uses a holistic approach to relationship, sex and intimacy therapy to achieve client’s goals.