Hi! We are Gerd & Dr. Val
We are the Founders of the Swann Center & Integrated Social & Sexual Health Institute
Gerhard & Dr. Valerie Poppel are the founders of the Swann Center and Integrated Social & Sexual Health Institute. They are clinical sexologist, sex coaches, and certified sexuality educators.
Dr. Valerie & Gerhard coach singles and couples helping with all sexual concerns. They specialize in coaching clients on the autism spectrum scale, sexual dysfunction, sexual matters, and veterans. Additionally, as a couple, they provide expertise to leading organizations, companies, and the media ensuring a comprehensive approach to sexuality. They also design and present international training programs and workshops.
Throughout the years, Dr. Valerie & Gerhard have been featured in numerous conferences, television shows, and other media within their respective fields of expertise.
The Swann Center works with individuals and couples to address their most significant challenges in sex, relationships, and dating. The Swann Center philosophy of total mind and body transformation utilizes sex coaching, massage, fitness thru Dr. Valerie trademarked Sambabelly & Bellydance classes, beauty & wellness.
Their mission is to be your advocate in fulfilling your sexual desire and concerns. The Swann Center formula is comprised of building blocks to help you be your authentic sexual self.
Through our experiential and practical methods, you will discover what you want around sex, intimacy, and relationship and move past whatever is holding you back so you can go out and get it!
They work from the present to your future delivering results that are fast-paced, client -orientated, result-focused, team-centered, non-judgmental, wholesome and designed for overall wellness. They do not center their clients around diagnosis or illness, de-pathologizing or non-medicalizing models.
They specialize in sexually-affirming methods either virtual or in-person. Committing to you, and your partner by building great relationships and profoundly fulfilling sexual experiences is our mission.
There is no greater success for your awakening than becoming fully alive sexually within a safe and loving relationship.