Dr. Viviana Coles

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Dr. Viviana Coles

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The 4 Intimacy Styles Book

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Headline Quotations: “Sexual incompatibility is a myth.”- Dr. Viviana | “I want you to WANT to have sex.” – Dr. Viviana

Chyron: Dr. Viviana Coles, Relationship & Intimacy Expert,  Author of “The 4 Intimacy Styles”

Book Blurb:

If you’re feeling neglected in the bedroom or pressured; if you’re feeling resentful about sex, or worried about how often is “often enough”; if you’ve ever longed to reconnect with your partner sexually but haven’t known where to start–this book is for you. This book can also be a useful guide for couples who already have great sex. Getting to know how to “Round Out Your Intimacy Style” will bring your sex life to a whole new level.

Author Blurb:

Since 2003, Dr. Viviana Coles, DMFT, LMFT, CST (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist/Certified Sex Therapist) has dedicated her career, both in private practice (Houston Relationship Therapy) and in the national media, to working with individuals and couples experiencing emotional and physical intimacy issues.


Extended Bio Blurb:

Dr. Viviana Coles is President and Lead Psychotherapist at her private practice Houston Relationship Therapy ( She is the author of “The 4 Intimacy Styles: The Key to Lasting Physical Intimacy” ( She is also President of the National Sex Therapy Institute, a Sex Therapy Certification program for mental health professionals ( Dr. Coles holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy and is a Certified Sex Therapist.
For over 20 years, Dr. Viviana Coles has exclusively focused on her work with couples and singles struggling with relationship and intimacy issues. Dr. Viviana was featured as a marriage and intimacy expert on seasons 9-14 of hit show “Married at First Sight” and “Married at First Sight: Unmatchables.” You can currently find her sharing her Top Intimacy Tips on Fox 26 Houston twice a week.
When not in session, Dr. Viviana enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children where they live in Houston, TX and traveling with family and friends.
Follow her on social channels @doctorviviana and @doctorvivianastyle (for fashion and beauty).

Sample Questions:

  1. What are “The 4 Intimacy Styles” and how do they fit into a healthy sexual relationship?
  2. Why is sexuality important for intimate partnerships and what are some of obstacles that get in the way?
  3. What can couples do to avoid falling into a disconnected relationship that will likely lead to a break-up?