What kind of touch did you most enjoy or most want as a little kid? I’m talking about between infancy to around five years old. Do you remember any of that time in your life and what kind of touch you received? Maybe you had really affectionate family members and received lots of touch like … Continue reading Nourishing our Inner Child through Cuddling
Author: Nellie Wilson
Cuddlist in the local news
The Daily Hampshire Gazette recently ran an article about fellow Cuddlist, Danielle Eernisse and her client. They also did a brief interview with me about my practice: "Nellie Wilson, 35, who is based in Easthampton, works primarily with people who have disabilities or chronic illnesses. Touch for them in everyday life is often clinical, in a doctor’s … Continue reading Cuddlist in the local news
The business of therapeutic cuddling
A very sweet and informative article about therapeutic cuddling and video with fellow Cuddlist Saskia Larsen: https://qz.com/…/intimacy-for-rent-inside-the-business-of-…/ “Professionals from Cuddlist.com say that cuddling should occupy a sweet spot between a physical and an emotional service. The service’s cuddle sessions offer a mixture of physical touch and emotional companionship.” Our work is based on trust and … Continue reading The business of therapeutic cuddling
A game that is simple and yet profound - the 3-Minute game is something I learned from Betty Martin in her Like a Pro workshop for touch practitioners to become more skilled in communication and consent in their work with clients. This game and the Wheel of Consent inform my Cuddlist practice and teaching. These … Continue reading 3-Minute-Game
Cuddlist and disability
A great video that addresses the benefits of touch for those with disabilities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PpU0NSmd84. This is part of why I became a Cuddlist. Having my own experiences with a sometimes disabling chronic illness, fibromyalgia, I know first hand how touch can positively impact the quality of life for those with disabilities and chronic illness. By … Continue reading Cuddlist and disability
In a client’s own words
A client with chronic illness describes their experience of their first Cuddlist session.
Why Pay to Cuddle?
There are many reasons to seek out professional cuddling...