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"I offer you over 30 years of experience in giving warm caring guidance, offering direct insights into how you could improve the quality of your life. My goal is your happiness. My help is client centered. I want to empower you to be your own therapist and make great decisions. I'll show you new ways to discover your inner strength for leading a happier life. Please contact me now."
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
UCLA trained Sex Therapist
Author of "Loving With Passion"
Donald Etkes is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a phone counselor, professional speaker, hypnotherapist, life coach, and UCLA-trained sex therapist. The author of Loving With Passion: Your Guide to the Joy of Sexual Intimacy, Dr. Etkes holds a PhD in psychology. He has been in private practice in the Los Angeles, California, area for over 30 years. Originally trained as a sex therapist at UCLA, he is credentialed as a psychology instructor for community colleges. Donald has helped industry leaders, celebrities, and everyday people live more fulfilling and balanced lives.
Dr. Etkes is a professional speaker whose speech topics include enhancing your life, the four keys to happiness, becoming a better lover, building successful relationships, increasing your success, and discovering sexual fulfillment. He trains other healing professionals to manage various success, relationship, sexuality, and addiction challenges.
Dr. Etkes had a weekly TV show on The Learning Channel (TLC) in 2003. The program, entitled "Love U" ( Love University ) put engaged couples through various challenges to test their relationships. Couples received grades on the likelihood of a successful marriage at the end of each episode.
Dr. Etkes is a lifetime member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. He is also a certified Sex Therapist.
Known as Dr. Don, he is an internationally recognized expert who has entertained, inspired, and excited radio and television audiences across the globe. His expertise has been covered in outlets as diverse as The Washington Post and Cosmopolitan Magazine.