I've been a sex-positive, gender-affirming, LGBTQ professional consultant and relationship coach for eight years in the Pacific Northwest.
I love love, in all its forms
I've helped thousands of couples explore sexuality with connection and courage, and build sustainable trusting partnerships. My clients learn communication skills to open their relationships, practice ethical non-monogamy, and handle conflict with compassion.
Currently, I'm working mainly with couples new to non-monogamy or open relationships. I love helping people create trust and negotiate mutually-agreeable visions of a less traditional relationship structure.
Let's talk about sex
As a trained sex-educator I love helping people overcome shame and communication blocks around sexuality. I've helped hundreds of couples through sexual disconnection and mismatch. I also provide newly kinky couples and long-time BDSM practitioners with sex-positive support.
All relationships are welcome
Not all my clients are queer, kinky, or nonmonogamous, but even more traditional couples appreciate my breadth of knowledge, open-mindedness, and warm demeanor.
If you’re interested in taking this work further contact me for a free consultation.
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CHOOSING THE RIGHT SUPPORT
Finding the right provider is especially important for LGBTQ couples, non-monogamous couples, and sex-positive community members. All too often I work with clients after they have had negative experiences with well-intentioned professionals who just didn't understand their unique needs.
Check out these recommended resources to help you find the right professional provider in Portland, Oregon.
NOT AN AVERAGE COACH
Not only do I have professional training in coaching, but I earned a masters degree in education and in counseling. Though I do not treat and assess mental health disorders anymore, I do use my background as a foundation for our work together. This foundation creates a solid base for your learning and growth in coaching unlike any other.
CREDENTIALED COACHING MAKES A DIFFERENCE
In addition to my counseling training, I'm a credentialed coach and a member of the International Coach Federation. This means there's a code of ethics guarding the work we do- and your privacy.
If you’ve tried therapy and stuck to it… but you're ready to apply the skills learned coaching might be right for you. Counseling is important reflective healing work, but my clients come to me hoping to take action for change. That's where coaching comes in.
Counseling is important reflective healing work, but most of my clients come to me hoping to take action for change. That's where coaching comes in.
Counseling (the "assessment and treatment of mental health disorders") is about asking why something is happening. Coaching doesn't assess or treat these disorders- my clients are healthy. Instead we ask what you want to do differently. How do you want to change?
I'm also a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. As a member I agree to continuing my education in psychology and human relations and to uphold their ethics code in my work.