Dr Betty Martin
Dr. Betty Martin is the creator of the Wheel of Consent, a retired Chiropractor, a Sex Educator, a Certified Sexological Bodyworker and is the co-founder of The School of Consent; offering certification for consent teachers globally.
Betty’s 30 years as a hands-on professional include Network Chiropractic, Somato-Respiratory Integration, Educational Kinesiology, Neuro-Emotional Integration and Sexological Bodywork.
She is the developer of the Wheel of Consent, a cutting-edge model that allows for deep and nuanced exploration of the dynamics of consent. The model is based on touch and provides a framework for understanding consent that has fundamental relevance to success in all relationships, including sexual, professional, familial and peer.
Betty loves sharing her experience and her teaching style is practical, participatory and fun. She co-leads Foundations of Facilitation, a workshop to teach group facilitation skills, and trains new facilitators for the non-sexual boundaries and communication workshop called Cuddle Party. She mentors professionals from numerous disciplines on the topic of consent.
She is the author of the forth-coming book, The Wheel of Consent: Understanding the Direction of the Gift.
Betty lives in Seattle WA, USA and travels extensively delivering sold-out workshops and trainings on consent in the U.S., Europe and Australia.
Betty has visited Ireland frequently in recent years to deliver workshops and has provided training for the HSE specifically designed to support care givers within a hospital setting.