Esther Perel

Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. Fluent in nine languages, she helms a therapy practice in New York City and serves as an organizational consultant for Fortune 500 companies around the world. Her celebrated TED talks have garnered nearly 20 million views and her international bestseller Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence became a global phenomenon translated into 24 languages. Her newest book is New York Times bestseller The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity (HarperCollins). Esther is also an executive producer and host of the popular Audible original podcast Where Should We Begin?

My Sessions

Keynote 5 – The State of Affairs: A New Clinical Approach to Infidelity

The State of Affairs: A New Clinical Approach to Infidelity Sexual infidelity is generally regarded as a grave symptom of a troubled relationship. Consequently, the revelation of an affair often triggers a crisis that threatens the entire foundation of trust and connection in a couple. Conventional practices mandate that therapists should insist upon full disclosure, […]


Keynote Workshop – The Difference That Makes the Difference

The Difference That Makes the Difference: Getting to the Heart of Couples Therapy What’s the key to opening up new relational possibilities in stalemated relationships and helping partners shift from what’s often their worst self to bringing their best self into their connection with each other? Through recordings of live sessions, three clinicians will look […]


Workshop 14 – Sexuality and Intimacy with Couples

Sexuality and Intimacy with Couples Esther will look at the ways our relational lives are undergoing a radical makeover. She’ll discuss the rise of algorithm as matchmaker, the commodification of human beings in the swiping culture, and the pressure to curate enviable lives on social media. Through podcasts and experiential exercises we will demonstrate clinical […]