Michele Clarkson MSW, LCSW, CDST

A deep bow of gratitude for investigating Michele and her work. Michele is a nationally known sexologist, therapist and coach, specializing in Sexuality. She has a private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Her holistic approach incorporates a mind, body and spiritual awareness to sex therapy, sex coaching, sexual healing, body psychology, energy/tantric therapies, mindfulness-psychotherapy, visualization, and meditation.

Sex Therapy is a unique and specialized type of professional counseling which focuses on helping people address their concerns about sex.

Common Sexual Concerns Include:

  • Low-Libido, Desire Discrepancies Arousal Difficulities
  • Inability to Achieve Orgasm
  • Erection Difficulties
  • Rapid or Delayed Ejaculation
  • Feelings of Inhibition or Aversion to Sex
  • Sexual Healing Abuse/Trauma
  • Sexual Health and Education
  • Infidelity, Intimacy, Alternative Lifestyles
  • Eroticism/Sensuality
  • Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Transgender
  • Sexual Compulsive Behaviors
  • Sexual Shame Recovery
  • Painful Sex and Vaginismus (vaginal spasms which make intercourse impossible)

Michele completed a Masters in Social Work (MSW) at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and AASECT Certified Diplomate of Sex Therapy (CDST). Her advanced training includes Sacred sexuality of Tantric, Taoism, Shamanism, Yoga, Conscious loving with various forms of meditation and body psychology.

The universal energies of life found in all creation influence Michele’s practice as a healing therapist and coach. She studied indigenous cultures of Native America, Tibet, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. She has integrated Shamanism teachings into her work including: “twin-spirit,” music, dance and nature.

She has over 30 years’ experience in holistic private practice and works with an open heart and compassionate nature that is firmly grounded in the profound wisdom from a source far greater than her.

In 2008, Michele created “The BLISS Retreat” for herself, after the unexpected death of her precious mother. Through a journey of breathe, laughter, intuition, and sensual spirituality, she transformed her grief.

Currently, she is developing The BLISS Retreat for women to awaken to deep healing, acceptance and their own true feminine potential.

Eventually, she envisions, The BLISS Retreat for couples to awaken their hearts to Divine Masculine/Feminine.

Michele states:

“Our greatest gifts are often the ones we struggle in depth to understand. Your personal journey takes profound courage and strength to surrender within yourself through compassion. Healing will evolve, as you reclaim your ‘natural right’ for a balance within your life-force energy of sexuality.”

To maintain a clear mind, Michele practices various forms of meditation, sensual energy releasing yoga, dance, writing, music and laughter.

She states, “My own journey frees my mind, spirit and body to grow deeper within, Love and Compassion. My ultimate goal is to provide service for the benefit of all beings.”

Blessings and Deep Gratitude,


Michele Clarkson, MSW

Michele Clarkson, M.S.W.
Phone Number: 480-600-1518