Sex therapist training for Michelle!

i've been working in sexuality education for a long time - from peer counseling in college, to staffing feminist sex shops and teaching new doctors about pelvic exams. now i have the opportunity to grow my skill set by attending a week-long sex therapist training program! this is my first step toward becoming a certified, professional sex counselor, very exciting!! but i can't do it alone.

help me bring my empathic, consent-based, sex-positive views to the professional realm, so that i can better share my skills with people who need me.

i'm hoping to raise the tuition plus expenses before the end of May. and here is a link to the program: University of Guelph's Intensive Sex Therapy Training Program! your kind contributions will be used for (USD):
$1280 (conference tuition)
$400 (flight)
$450 (week long accommodations)
$170 (local transit & food)
$300 (required text books)

$240 (total GoFundMe fees for raising $2600)

if just 130 people give $20 each toward the costs of the program, then i'll reach my goal of $2,600! i know not everyone has $20 - i would be so grateful for any amount you can contribute. another way to help is to share this page with people you know who value sexual wellness and its promotion. and for all the energy workers in my life, i would so deeply appreciate any reflections on stable growth and loving support that you'd like to offer the universe on my behalf :-)

and finally, a note on finances: if you all help me exceed my financial goal, i will be putting any additional funds into taking a SAR (a course that's required for certification) at the Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health, in Rhode Island.

many thanks, friends. and hugs to you all!!
and, of course, feel free to forward my page to anyone at all :-)

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Michelle Dionne 
Portland, ME
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