Michael Dresser

Embodied Intimacy Coaching, Wheel Of Consent

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CONTACT

info@michaeldresser.co.uk

www.michaeldresser.co.uk

Forres, Online (also Edinburgh and London)

 

WHAT I OFFER

Do you want better relationships, stronger boundaries, clearer communication skills?

If you want to improve your connection with touch, intimacy, pleasure or relationships I can help you build skills and practices to:

  • Notice what your body feels
  • Trust what your body wants
  • Communicate what your body enjoys

My sessions create safe, gentle, and engaging environments for you to learn about intimacy, have more fun with your body, and (re)discover how to feel.

Using body-based principles I work collaboratively with you, giving you tools to help you (re)connect with yourself, and others.

I offer a space in which you can be held as safely as possible, and fully seen and heard, without judgement.

Choice and the needs of the individual are at the centre of each experience I facilitate, whether in a group, a partnership, or with an individual. All my work is guided by the principles of the Wheel Of Consent

I work mainly with anyone who defines as male, but I absolutely welcome enquiries from anyone who feels drawn to work with me. Please do get in touch with me, if you feel I would be the right person for you to work with – no matter how you define yourself.


Developed through several decades of practical application, the Wheel Of Consent is a simple, powerful, navigational tool, which brings choice and clarity to your interactions with others.

Sexological Bodywork is a rapidly growing, professionally recognised field. It is almost unique in therapeutic terms as it allows for very intimate touch, but communicates with, and flows directly from, the needs of each individual body rather than imposing pre-defined criteria. The work is regulated and kept emotionally and physically safe by very strict working protocols.

 

PRACTICE DAYS/TIMES

As required by appointment. See website for more details.

 

FEES

Bodywork £60 p/h.

Online £40 p/h.

I also offer a number of coaching packages – see my websites for details.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Certified Facilitator member of the School Of Consent.

Certified Sexological Bodyworker, certified through the Institute of Somatic Sexology and the state of California.

Professional member of the Association of Somatic and Integrative Sexologists (UK) and Association of Certified Sexological Bodyworkers (USA), and insured through BGI UK.

 

TRAINING

I have undertaken additional training in Trauma Release Exercises (TRE), as well as Working With Trauma For Bodywork Professionals, and Working With the Wheel of Consent for Bodywork Professionals.

 

EXPERIENCE

I sit on the board of the School Of Consent, the body which oversees training and teaching of the Wheel Of Consent around the world.

I am a certified Wheel Of Consent Workshop facilitator, as well as being part of the teaching faculty for the School Of Consent’s professional training programme.

My ongoing teachers and mentors include Dr Betty Martin – creator of the Wheel Of Consent, and Joseph Kramer –the founder of Sexological Bodywork, Body Electric, and the foremost teacher of intimate bodywork in the world.

Other experience includes professional vocal training as well as ongoing embodied movement practice, with some of the most respected practitioners all over the world.

 

TESTIMONIALS

Finding Michael to work with has been a wonderful experience. He provided a safe, gentle and non judgemental place for me to explore my wants and needs. This allowed me to work at my own pace. Perhaps the best part was his willingness to listen to me and respond to my wants as we crafted our zoom sessions together. An unmissable experience. (J, Australia)

This was an extraordinary and transformative experience. We can’t imagine having made a better choice with our weekend. Your coaching allowed impressive learning and growth in such a short time. (M & M, USA)


Michael is a gifted communicator and facilitator of the Wheel of Consent tool. I felt his presence, encouragement and enthusiasm in the 6 individual sessions allowed me to gain a deeper, clearer, cleaner yes and no and a clearer understanding of the energetics of human interactions. This is a tool for life and I am so grateful. (K, Scotland)

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