Qualifications, Trainings & CPD
Kian de la Cour
+ Chair & Founder Member of The Association of Somatic and Integrative Sexologists (ASIS).
+ Member of the Association of Certified Sexological Bodyworkers (ACSB).
+ Member of the World Association of Sex Coaches (WASC).
+ Member of the Sexual Health and Disability Alliance (SHADA).
+ BA (Hons) Interdisciplinary Human Studies, University of Bradford 1991
+ BSc (Hons) Health Sciences: Nutritional Therapy, University of Westminster 2005
+ I am currently completing certification in Embodied Counselling accredited by the Institute of Somatic Sexology (ISS) and as a Professional Sex Coach, accredited by the World Association of Sex Coaches (WASC)
+ Sex Works! The Intersection of Mental Health and Sexuality Professionals, Pink Therapy's 6th Annual Conference, London 2018 (Conference consultant & speaker)
+ Certified Wheel of Consent Practitioner and Workshop Facilitator, Betty Martin 2018
+ Trauma Training for Bodywork Professionals with Caffyn Jesse & Katie Sarra, Devon 2017 (event organiser & participant)
+ Breath of Life workshops with Bessel van der Kolk (2 days), Stephen Porges (2 days), Gabor Mate (2 days) & Rollin McCraty (1 day), London 2017
+ 3 More Days :: An advanced intensive for Like a Pro graduates, with Dr. Betty Martin, Devon 2016 (event organiser & participant)
+ Women's Pelvic Health: Scar Tissue Remediation, Education and Management (STREAM) training with Ellen Heed & Kimberley Ann Johnson, Devon 2016 (event organiser & participant)
+ Certified Cuddle Party Facilitator, with Dr. Betty Martin & Len Daley, Devon 2016 (event organiser & participant)
+ Foundations of Facilitation Training with Dr. Betty Martin, Devon 2015 (event organiser & participant)
+ Like a Pro (Wheel of Consent) training for touch professionals, with Dr. Betty Martin CSB, Devon 2015 (event organiser & participant)
+ Pelvic Heart Integration (created by Jack Painter) with Deborah Anapol, as participant Ireland 2012 & as staff, London 2012
+ Sexological Bodywork and Erotic Trance Training with Joseph Kramer, London 2011 (Space holder & participant)
+ Urban Tantra Professional Training Program, with Barbara Carrellas, Sweden 2010
+ Radical Ecstasy Intensive with Dossie Easton, London 2008
+ Certificate in the Theory of Tantric Surrogacy™ with Padma Deva / Tantric Initiations 2007
+ Rebalancing deep tissue massage / myofascial bodywork (768 hours), Poona, India 1996
+ Reiki with Barbara McGregor 1995
+ Sacred Intimate Training with the Body Electric School, Wildwood, California 1994
+ Ongoing spiritual growth work within the Sweet Medicine Sundance Path
In addition, I have learned with the following teachers and schools:
Alan Lowen/The Art of Being; Sarita/School of Awakening; John Hawken; The Human Awareness Institute (HAI); Gay Love Spirit; Institute for Self Actualisation; Komaja; JING Institute of Advanced Massage Training; Ellen & David Ramsdale; TantraLink; Transcendence; Leora Lightwoman; Institute for Sexual Self Realization; various men’s retreats including with Michael Meade & Malidoma Somé, The Edward Carpenter Community & The ManKind Project.