Please note: William Van Vechten is now mostly retired and only taking a few select clients who are highly motivated. Please make sure you are ready for a big change in your life before you contact him. Thanks!
William Van Vechten is passionate about helping people get what they want in their lives, especially improved relationships and enhanced sexual experience. Using a variety of modalities, he works with individuals, couples, and groups as a Relationship and Pleasure Coach and Somatic Sex Educator.
He has earned a Certificate in Sexological Bodywork
from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
in San Francisco. He is a member of the Association of Certified Sexological Bodyworkers (ACSB)
and the Association of Sexual Energy Professionals (ASEP)
William has been practicing Tantra
, yoga and meditation since 1997. A long time student of massage, he has also been attuned to Reiki. He is grateful for his teachers: Robert Frey, Cynthia Lamborne
, Francoise Ginsberg
, Charles Muir
, Richard Bock
, Joseph Kramer
, Betty Martin
, Celeste & Danielle
, Barry Long
, Shawn Roop
, and others.
To William, Tantra is a spiritual path that encompasses all areas of life. Through Tantra, he strives personally for balance and authenticity, while offering acceptance, acknowledgement, appreciation, and support to others.
He created the website ConsciousLoving.com
in 2002 (and sold it in 2004), in order to share his vision of how relationships can be improved. He has written advice columns
, some of which are published here on the Free Stuff page
William was honored to have provided concert lighting, concert sound, audio engineering or technical direction for a wide variety of incredible artists since 1968. As part of letting go of that phase of his life, he compiled a retrospective list of the artists he enjoyed working with the most.
He has taught classes at several universities, including UCLA, Sam Houston State and San Francisco State. He holds a bachelor's degree from California Polytechnic University, and a master's degree from UCLA.
William is "tripping the relationship fantastic" with his beloved Desiree. He offers her an open relationship because he supports her ability and willingness to choose what's best for her in every moment.
He has two wonderful children from a prior marriage. He thanks all of his family and his lovers for their contributions to his growth and evolution.