Betty graduated from Chiropractic College in 1976 and practiced for almost 30 years, including several body-mind integration modalities. She has taught Peer Counseling for teens and adults, Educational Kinesiology and other bodywork for professionals, sexuality workshops for women, gender empowerment for both women and men, and boundary and communication workshops of many flavors, including Cuddle Parties.
For some years she had a private practice as a relationship and intimacy coach in Seattle and continues to offer mentoring and workshops for other hands-on professionals, focusing on boundaries, communication, and professional standards. She developed a model of consent called the “Wheel of Consent” and now travels the world teaching it to hands-on practitioners of many kinds, and co-founded the School of Consent, which teaches a variety of training for professionals.
Betty has been facilitating Cuddle Parties for 14 years and has served on the Cuddle Party Board of Directors for 13 years, including teaching the Foundations of Facilitation workshop and the Cuddle Party facilitator certification program.
She is also the proud mom of 3 adults and the grandma of 2.