Dr. Hernando  Chaves

Dr. Hernando Chaves

Dr. Hernando Chaves is a licensed marriage and family therapist, professor of psychology and human sexuality, and sex educator. Dr. Chaves’ sex therapy practice specializes in erotic minorities (LGBTQQI, BDSM, fetishism, nomonogamy, unique sexual lifestyles and expression), couples sexual/relational difficulties, and sexual concerns/dysfunctions. He teaches human sexuality and psychology courses at Orange Coast College and practicum therapy course for graduate students at Pepperdine University. Dr. Chaves has written and consulted for 14 instructional sex education media projects, co-host for Penthouse magazine's “Sex Academy” instructional series with Dr. Ava Cadell, and was script writer/consultant for BaDoinkVR virtual reality sex therapy instructional video. Dr. Chaves is a sex columnist for Sexpert.com, AskMen.com, a contributing author to the International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality, and been featured in publications such as Rolling Stone, The Guardian and Marie Claire.