Chelom E. Leavitt, J.D./Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University where she researches sexual function, sexual mindfulness, and the connections between sex and relationship well-being. She received her Ph.D. from Penn State. Her research specifically examines how being present, accepting, and non-judgmental is linked to improved sexual functioning and satisfaction. Leavitt’s research has been published in academic journals including the Journal of Sex Research and Archives of Sexual Behavior. She teaches seminars on sex and healthy relationships around the world.