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I discovered this calling after decades of self-inquiry, exploration and searching.  I used to be afraid that sex was always going to be painful, and I would be burdened and blocked by difficult and painful experiences I had in early life and as a young adult.  I’m grateful and dazzled at my capacity for pleasure, joy, and change..... and it keeps unfolding!   It can for you too!


Having a felt sense of my body and noticing and responding to pleasure helps me grow and heal from shame, judgment and trauma.  I've experienced that it's possible to unwind old patterns that no longer serve; for sensation to dawn where there was only numbness; and to build authentic, loving relationships with myself and with others.  

I want this for you, too.   I want to help you feel safe in your body, feel more in your body, and orient more toward pleasure.   To witness and honor you and your inner knowing.  To provide information, resources, and body-based experiences to support you in your journey towards greater happiness, health, and alignment.  


What I offer is grounded in my study and certifications in Somatic Sex Education, Sexological Bodywork, and NeuroAffective Touch, all trauma-informed, body-based modalities.  My studies and life experience in Healing Touch/energy medicine, professional Cuddling, Hypnosis, Tantra, kink/BDSM, and music profoundly influence my work, and you can design your journey with me to include any or all of them.   You can read more about these on the modalities page.

I came to this healing work after a 30-year career as a mechanical engineer, and bring the curiosity, inquisitiveness and creative problem-solving abilities that allowed me to help people solve complex challenges.  I have a practical, down-to-earth side, which complements my intuition and provides a balance between the intellectual, emotional and spiritual.   

The journey into pleasure and following joy is revolutionary and powerful.  It takes courage, safety, and support.  I would like to share what I've learned from my years of study and exploration, to support you on your journey into a life of more pleasure and joy.


Tune In To Hear Me Talk About this Work:

  • It was my pleasure to speak with Tom Fuld on his "Conversations With Healers: the Pandemic Episodes" podcast.

  • "Healing Through Touch: Somatic Sex Education and Trauma Recovery," a conversation with my colleague and friend Taara, in Episode 23 of her "Sex Ed for the Modern Bed" podcast, where we focus on trauma and body-based healing.   Here's the YouTube link: YouTube Link:   It is also available on all major podcasting platforms.

  • It was a special treat to chat with Gwyn Isaacs in her "What Excites Us" podcast:

  • Here's a fun, playful interview with Craig Cullinane, in the Body Electric's "Erotic Liberation" podcast.  Check it out at





  • Sacred Intimacy, with the Body Electric School

  • Intimacy Educator, online with Caffyn Jesse

  • Somatic Sex Education and Sexological Bodywork, from the Institute for the Study of Somatic Sex Education

  • NeuroAffective Touch, Foundations Program

  • The 3 Keys to Genital Dearmouring for Reclaiming and Expanding Pleasure, with Rahi Chun

  • Like a Pro: The Wheel of Consent for Practitioners, with Dr. Betty Martin 

  • Healing Touch, Levels 1, 2 and 3 (energy medicine)

  • Reiki 1 and 2

  • Certified Integrative Hypnotist, from the The Center For Integrative Hypnosis

  • Sexual Freedom Hypnosis Practitioner

  • Trained Cuddlist

  • Certified Tantra Educator (CTE 1 and CTE 2), from the Source School of Tantra



My Professional Communities:

Curious to learn more about how I can help you live a more pleasure-filled life?  Set up a discovery call, and let's talk.


Photo by Filip, who can be reached at 201-956-0806

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