human connection coaching can involve intimacy, boundaries, acceptance and self worth, communication, relationships and sexuality.

Do you seek connection? 

Do you seek better connection? 

My name is Michelle and I’m a human connection coach based just north of Baltimore, Maryland.  I’ve been working in human connection since 2015.  I’m humbled by the growth I’ve witnessed in my clients when they get a chance to experience security, trust, acceptance and self-empowerment.  

While most of my work is in-person, some can be done virtually, allowing me to work with clients from all over the world and I will travel.  I work in the full spectrum of human connection from non-sexual to sexual intimacy.  

Human Connection Sessions start with a simple question, “How would you like to connect?” and we go from there.   You are in control of the session and I meet you where you are.  These are fully clothed non-sexual sessions.  Each client’s need is different and as such, pricing varies.  Please contact me for more information.

Human Connection Coaching can be great if you are:

    • having a difficult time separating touch from sex.  We can work on that!  
    • coming from a background that involves trauma of some kind and you would like to establish a feeling of safety with touch.
    • struggling with setting boundaries in your life.
    • isolated and desiring connection.
    • looking to build relational skills.
    • wanting to practice saying no.
    • needing to feel accepted for exactly who you are.
    • struggling to know what it is you want in life.
    • experiencing “skin hunger” and looking for safe, consensual, nurturing.

Looking for something more on the sexy side of life… I also offer intimacy coaching and surrogate partner therapy.  

Please note that I am not a sex therapist.  I am a geek about sex and relationships, a trained surrogate partner, and a Cuddlist certified practitioner.  I look forward to working with you!  First step?  Fill out the contact form below.

Warm hugs,

Let’s Connect

Testimonials

"This is the first time I've felt human."
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:53:49+00:00
"This is the first time I've felt human."

“I had my first session with Michelle and while she was very open in discussing my wants and needs ahead of time, I still had some doubts of how my experience would be. Those doubts quickly melted away as soon as we engaged in our session. I found my experience to be very genuine, intimate and trusting as if we had already knew each other and felt “at home” together. She was very welcoming and inviting. I’m looking forward to our next session and continuing our bond!”
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:27:40+00:00
“I had my first session with Michelle and while she was very open in discussing my wants and needs ahead of time, I still had some doubts of how my experience would be. Those doubts quickly melted away as soon as we engaged in our session. I found my experience to be very genuine, intimate and trusting as if we had already knew each other and felt “at home” together. She was very welcoming and inviting. I’m looking forward to our next session and continuing our bond!”

"You probably hear this a lot, but I felt that I got more out of this than a regular therapy session with a social worker or psychologist. Too bad cuddling isn’t covered by health insurance, but it should! Also thanks for letting me be weird ;-)"
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:22:07+00:00
"You probably hear this a lot, but I felt that I got more out of this than a regular therapy session with a social worker or psychologist. Too bad cuddling isn’t covered by health insurance, but it should! Also thanks for letting me be weird ;-)"

“You are wonderful! I can’t believe how gifted you are at drawing out and comforting others. I found the session to be very helpful in breaking through a barrier. I can be extroverted when the situation calls for it, but my nature is much more reserved. I sometimes overthink my responses and the intentions/ motivations of others. You seem to be very comfortable in your own skin which makes your clients less inhibited… You offer a much needed service to grieving, innocent souls.”
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:26:09+00:00
“You are wonderful! I can’t believe how gifted you are at drawing out and comforting others. I found the session to be very helpful in breaking through a barrier. I can be extroverted when the situation calls for it, but my nature is much more reserved. I sometimes overthink my responses and the intentions/ motivations of others. You seem to be very comfortable in your own skin which makes your clients less inhibited… You offer a much needed service to grieving, innocent souls.”

"[I'm] calmer, easier to be around people. The ability to work through the discomfort of emotional connection with you has translated to other people in the world. You know how ...  when a person is attacked by a dog and they develop the fear against all dogs? In a way, this is the opposite. By having a positive emotionally-intimate experience with you, I developed a positive attitude to interactions with others. [I like your] willingness to be creative, try different things.  [Your] understanding of psychology makes it easier to communicate.  [Also, I have] less chronic muscle tension, focus better [and have] more energy." To Read More, Click Here
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:25:05+00:00
"[I'm] calmer, easier to be around people. The ability to work through the discomfort of emotional connection with you has translated to other people in the world. You know how ...  when a person is attacked by a dog and they develop the fear against all dogs? In a way, this is the opposite. By having a positive emotionally-intimate experience with you, I developed a positive attitude to interactions with others. [I like your] willingness to be creative, try different things.  [Your] understanding of psychology makes it easier to communicate.  [Also, I have] less chronic muscle tension, focus better [and have] more energy." To Read More, Click Here

“I felt great afterward, and still am feeling great right now! ... You’re really good! ... I like how you start your sessions with a set of questions, where I had to answer yes or no to all of them, and pay attention to my body’s reactions as I answered each question... What I wish was different? Well, nothing really, but maybe that the time would not have gone by so quickly since I was enjoying it so much!”
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:48:36+00:00
“I felt great afterward, and still am feeling great right now! ... You’re really good! ... I like how you start your sessions with a set of questions, where I had to answer yes or no to all of them, and pay attention to my body’s reactions as I answered each question... What I wish was different? Well, nothing really, but maybe that the time would not have gone by so quickly since I was enjoying it so much!”

"My wife and I saw Michelle for the first time, on the recommendation of another cuddle therapist.  We wanted to work on how to ask for what we wanted... Read more here
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:28:26+00:00
"My wife and I saw Michelle for the first time, on the recommendation of another cuddle therapist.  We wanted to work on how to ask for what we wanted... Read more here

"I honestly cannot put into words the feelings I have when you help me just be me."
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:52:25+00:00
"I honestly cannot put into words the feelings I have when you help me just be me."

"You showed me that it is okay to be open and accepting of oneself and of others."
Michelle Renee
2020-04-23T19:25:38+00:00
"You showed me that it is okay to be open and accepting of oneself and of others."
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What is Human Connection Coaching?

Human connection coaching supports clients in experiencing secure attachment. Through secure attachment, past wounds can begin to heal and clients can recognize that feeling of safety out in the regular world and in future relationships.  In addition, human connection coaching supports clients in communicating boundaries, developing agency and a sense of empowerment in addition to …