The Team

Consent Matters Ireland is a joint initiative by experienced professionals who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of Consent.

Supporting & guiding consent education

The Consent Matters Ireland team are available to offer an extensive variety of trainings, lectures and workshops on consent, tailor made for specific groups, including but not limited to: children, teens, young adults, educators, therapists, coaches, sporting organisations, state and private healthcare services, corporations and government bodies. these range from one hour introductory talks to 5 day consent educator training.

Gráinne Carr

Gráinne Carr is a qualified Coach, Trainer, Facilitator and Consent Educator with 25 years of experience in business management, training and coaching roles; using her considerable skillset to empower organisations, teams and individuals to achieve their best.

In addition to the significant experience and expertise gained whilst in the business arena, Gráinne has invested in a large variety of comprehensive, indepth trainings in personal development and life enhancing modalities over the last 15 years, in subjects such as Consent and Boundaries, Mindfulness, Radical Honesty, Embodied Counselling and Non-Violent Communication.

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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.

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Chris Read

Chris Read is a professional anthropologist/archaeologist who has been lecturing at third level for 15 years.

His research interests and teaching encompass a wide range of areas, including the evolution of human sexuality/relationships and their expression across a range of cultures. Recently he obtained a certificate in Embodied Counselling and has trained extensively in the Wheel of Consent. Chris’s extensive experience of teaching and mentoring young adults has highlighted the systemic failure of Irish education to empower young people with crucial knowledge of consent and boundaries.

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Etain O’Kane

Etain O’Kane is a qualified Counsellor with a thriving private practice in Belfast.  She has a broad range of experience as a Trainer and Facilitator, developed over 25 years working in a range of settings in the areas of social justice, minority identities, and community development.  She has extensive experience of designing and facilitating training programmes. 

This currently includes providing training and therapeutic support to groups and business to promote positive health and wellbeing.

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