I was interviewed by Adultsmart for their blog about my work as a Cuddlist and Cuddle Party Facilitator. Excited to have an opportunity to share about what I do. VIP Interview - Nellie Wilson a Professional Cuddlist!
First Time Cuddlist Experience
A female client of mine recently share about her experience with first coming to see me: “When I first saw the flyer for Nellie’s cuddling service I was intrigued, but it seemed a little far out. She looked approachable enough in her photo, but . . . still. I tried to get my friend … Continue reading First Time Cuddlist Experience
Cuddlist Client Testimonials
I recently asked clients to share about their experience working with me. Here's what they have to say: “With almost no cuddling experience in the past, I was terrified going into the first session with Nellie. That fear didn’t last long. Nellie was very sweet and gentle and helped me feel safe in exploring touch. … Continue reading Cuddlist Client Testimonials
Supporting People through Transitions
I recently started working with a transgender client who had top surgery several months ago. They came to me wanting to explore receiving touch in their newly changed body. It’s been an honor to provide a safe space for them to explore what kinds of touch feel good and to see them grow in confidence … Continue reading Supporting People through Transitions
Why People Seek out Cuddlists in the News
A lovely news segment about Cuddlist that shows some of the varied reasons that people seek out this work - from relaxation and connection, to processing grief. Check it out and let me know what you think! https://www.voanews.com/a/professional-cuddlin…/4421209.html
Fellow Cuddlist, Mary Sorensen, has written a great FAQ about common questions about Cuddlist work. Check it out! Do you have questions about Cuddlist that aren't answered in Mary's FAQ? Let me know your questions in the comments and I will answer them!
Cuddlist in the News
A well written article about professional cuddling in the Washington Post. Includes a photo of me with a wonderful client that I've been working with regularly. So honored to be doing this work - its so needed!
I have been quite busy lately with lots of projects in the works and trainings, which I'm excited to share with all of you in the near future. But today I wanted to share about how important and healing it can be to have someone be with you. When I say "be with" I mean … Continue reading Being with
Cuddlist and Cuddle Party addressing Toxic Masculinity
A wonderful video about Cuddle Party and Cuddlist as a way to address toxic masculinity. Check it out! Both are great places to learn how to hear no and respect boundaries and find mutual yeses. Practicing active consent is an important part of deconstructing toxic masculinity.
Addressing Ableism Cuddlist Series- Invisible Disabilities
The third article in my weekly series for Cuddlist on Disability & Chronic Illness: Addressing Ableism. Check out the post here on Facebook! Contents also copied below. Today I want to talk a bit about invisible disabilities. You may be wondering, what is an invisible disability? The Invisible Disabilities Association defines it as “a … Continue reading Addressing Ableism Cuddlist Series- Invisible Disabilities