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  1. Embracing Taboos: A Delve Into Sexuality and Trauma Dave Roberts 44:40

In this episode of the Teaching Journeys podcast, host Dave Roberts sits down with Chloe De Sousa, a certified love, sex and relationship coach of the Tantric Institute of Integrated Sexuality. Chloe discusses her unique, trauma-informed approach, which is supported by both modern science and ancient tantric wisdom. They explore taboo topics like sex and death, highlighting the importance of self-exploration and prioritizing one’s personal journey. Chloe explains how she employs body-based and tantric practices with her clients to facilitate self-transformation. She advocates for changing the societal narrative around sexuality, highlighting its importance in leading a fulfilling life.

Chloe’s Bio:.

Chloe is a Love, Sexuality and Relationship coach. She has over 20 years of experience in intimate and therapeutic space holding for people 1-1 and in groups. . She helps her clients fully embody their desires in the realm of Love Sex and Relationships.

As a certified Love, Sex and Relationship coach of The Tantric Institute of Integrated Sexuality, I offer a trauma-informed approach backed by both modern science and ancient tantric wisdom. Her unique approach uses neurological science, tantric practice, ecstatic dance and proven methods to heal and awaken an ever-increasing desire for yourself, your relationships and your life.  She works to dismantle the body stories, histories, upbringing, religious influences, and current culture that are keeping you from unapologetic ownership of yourself, your body and your innate self leadership

Chloe’s work with individuals combines holistic practices such as mind/body mapping, breath work, meditation and energy work, such as sounding and ecstatic dance to bring the “wild” back to the bedroom and their lives.

To find out more about Chloe go to feralgrace.net

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To find out more about Dave, go to: daverobertsmsw.com and psychologyprofessorandminister.com



Dave Roberts LMSW, Author, Podcaster

David J. Roberts, LMSW, became a parent who experienced the death of a child, when his daughter Jeannine died of cancer on 3/1/03 at the age of 18. He is a retired addiction professional and an adjunct professor in the psychology child life department at Utica University in Utica, New York. Dave also teaches psychology classes at Pratt MWP School of Art and Design. He is the host of The Teaching Journeys Podcast, which can be found on Apple, Spotify and other podcast platforms.

Dave has presented workshops at national conferences of The Compassionate Friends as well as for the Bereaved Parents of the USA. He was also a keynote speaker at the 2011 and 2015 national gatherings of the Bereaved Parents of the USA. Dave also co-presented a workshop titled “Helping Faculty After Traumatic Loss” for the Parkland, Florida community in May of 2018, in the aftermath of the mass shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School.

Roberts has been a past HuffPost contributor and has contributed articles to Medium, Open to Hope Foundation, Mindfulness and Grief, Thrive Global, and the Recovering the Self Journal. He has also appeared on numerous podcasts, as well as Open to Hope Television. In 2021,he co-authored and published a book with Reverend Patty Furino titled, When The Psychology Professor Met The Minister.