Dr. Shannon Chavez

Dr. Shannon Chavez

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology | M.A. in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy | Professional Sex Coach

About me

Dr. Shannon Chavez is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist with a private practice, SHAPE (Sexual Health and Pleasure Enhancement) Center in Beverly Hills, California where she provides individual and couples therapy, sex and relationship coaching, and workshops on sexual health and wellness. 


Her work focuses on adult sex education, integrating sexuality and spirituality, and sexual discovery towards personal growth. 


She frequently appears on national news, radio, and media as a sexual health expert.


Dr. Shannon Chavez is an active member of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), the American Association of Sexuality EducatorsCounselors, and Therapists (AASECT), the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS), and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Training, qualifications & experience

  • AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists)
  • Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • M.A. in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • B.S. in Psychology
  • Certified Clinical Sexologist
  • Certified in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexual Disorders
  • Professional Sex Coach
  • Fellowship Training in Sexual Addiction-Compulsivity Treatment
  • Expanding Sex Therapy (Integrating Sexuality and Spirituality) Practitioner
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