Bodyful Intimacy Counseling for Couples

Healthy intimacy is vital to our overall health and well-being. We specialize in helping couples heal and transcend what inhibits emotional intimacy, sexual intimacy, and affection. By providing a safe, supportive, and knowledgeable place for you to deeply know yourselves, you can ignite passion, strengthen trust, and sustain your love.

Our approach to healthy intimacy for couples weaves together emotional intelligence, effective communication skills, and embodied eroticism to cultivate a truly inspiring intimacy.

A Welcome from Melissa, Director for the ERCC


See what our colleagues are saying! 

Melissa is a seasoned sex therapist, with a unique background in somatic and dance movement therapy. An upcoming author, and also a professor of ethics at Naropa, Melissa provides a healing space and experience that is bridges a deep understanding of mental health, couples and sexual health, and body awareness. She is professional, clinical, intentional, and somatic, while also deeply compassionate and relatable.

— Dr. Jenni Skyler
The Intimacy Institute

Over the years, I have had the privilege to attend her workshops, to learn more about somatic sex therapy, and to witness her grow and expand as a clinician. Melissa shines best when she teaches what she is most passionate about. I have learned much from her."

— Tara Galeano, LPC, CST
Bolder Sex Therapy

Melissa is an outstanding guide for people who are confused about sex and/or want to deepen their intimacy with self and their partner through conscious communication, embodiment, and pleasure. Not only is she intelligent, professional, and innovative - she also has a presence that feels so genuine, compassionate, and comfortable that you just kind of want to be around her! We confidently refer our clients to Melissa!

Evolve Dating Gurus

Melissa is a beacon for love, sex, and relationship therapy. I trust her completely and refer clients to her regularly. I would recommend her to anyone.

— Daniel Michels

The approach Embodied Relationships takes is unique, powerful, and helpful.

— Vonie Stillson