Who is Dr Viviana Coles? Intimacy expert helps 'Married at First Sight' couples solve their bedroom woes
When it comes to making a relationship work, it's important to consider every aspect of it. Often unresolved issues can be the root cause of relationships petering out. So, if you see a red flag, it's best to address it, especially if you want to make the relationship work. For the couples on 'Married at First Sight', their work is cut out for them, in a way. Seeing that they have it hard enough already -- being strangers and all, they definitely need all the help they can get. Thankfully, the panel of experts who matched them often help the couples resolve issues they can't fix themselves.
Seeing that intimacy and sex are the cornerstone of any romantic relationship, having a professional who specializes in that field is a must. Season 10 of 'MAFS' introduced us to Dr Viviana Coles, a woman well known in her field for helping couple mend and improve their relationships. Bringing her expertise to the show, Dr Cole helps these newly wed couples navigate through the intricacies and details of intimacy for a successful marriage.
Who is Dr Viviana Coles?
Dr Viviana Coles is a rather accomplished woman. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is also the president and lead psychotherapist at Houston Relationship Therapy and president and lead Instructor at the Texas Sex Therapy Institute. Dr Coles has been a part of the 'Married at First Sight' panel of experts since season 10 and helps couples work on their intimacy problems. As per her website, "Viviana Coles has exclusively focused on her work with couples and individuals experiencing emotional and physical intimacy issues. She has built a thriving private practice providing relationship therapy, sex therapy, and premarital counseling. Dr. Viviana is currently a featured marriage and intimacy expert on Lifetime’s hit show “Married at First Sight”."
She runs multiple programs to help couples with their intimacy issues
As per her Website , Dr Coles runs three programs, all of which are aimed at helping couples with their intimacy. 'Vivid Relationships' helps couples keep the romance alive by providing couples with exclusive activities to be carried out weekly. For couples looking to get married, she has a 'Dr Viviana Method for Premarital Counseling' - a 10 session online programme aimed specifically at engaged or newlywed couples. As per her website, each session 'covers a “must discuss” topic in depth. From communication to finances and sexuality to spirituality, no stone is unturned.' The course even guarantees a certificate on completion. And finally, there is the 'Dr Viviana Method for Intimate Reconnection' - a 6 weeks programme aimed at enhancing a couple's emotional and physical intimacy. The programme helps couples "address the needs of each of the partners in a relationship who have sexual desire and emotional expression discrepancies."
She's a very private person
Not much is known about Dr Coles other than the fact that she's married -- her husband goes by the name 'Bobby', but that's the extent of the information available on her husband. The pair even have children together. Dr Coles and Bobby have known each other for quite a while though, seeing that they celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary in 2020. In a post celebrating their love, she even mentioned that they've known each other for 25 years!
Catch new episodes of 'Married At First Sight' on Lifetime on Wednesday at 8/7c. For more information, check your local listings.