Kink Conscious Education



Release judgement, expand knowledge, and support clients who identifies as Kinky, Kink Curious, or "into BDSM" 

Next Trainings 2024

Cohort 1

February 21-25 , 2024 - Via live webinar: 

Remaining 5 classes via live webinar one class per month

Cohort 2

August 21, 2024 - Via live webinar: 

Remaining 5 classes via live webinar one class per month

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Class times for 5 days - 10am to 5pm PST  (1pm to 8pm EST)

Class times for subsequent webinars are 9:00am to 3:00pm PST (12pm to 6pm EST)

Remaining classes via live webinar 

VIDEO - Meet Francesca!!

Release judgment, expand knowledge, and support clients who identify as Kinky or “into BDSM.” In this course you will engage in an overview of the similarities and differences between the most common range of alternative sexualities as they relate to Kink/BDSM, and the most effective modalities to utilize with Kink/BDSM identified clients who seek assistance from your clinical, medical, or therapeutic practice.

What is Transformational BDSM versus Regular BDSM? How can BDSM be used to support wholeness?
Join Francesca Gentille as she is interviewed by Rev Mel. Be present to a journey of Sacred Kink that
catalyzes a whole new awareness.

Kink, BDSM and other alternative lifestyles are areas unfamiliar to most therapists, even sex therapists. In order for therapists to promote themselves as “Kink Friendly,” “Kink Aware,” or “Kink Knowledgeable,” they must have extensive training in all things kinky – in other words, be comprehensively “Kink Conscious.”

This program is offered via live webinar training. The experiential portion of the program will not only educate and expose the student to alternative lifestyles. It will recommend the students to participate to varying extents in their local activities so that they will gain entry into this diverse and exciting world.

The first 5 days of classes will be consecutive and the following 5 classes will be held monthly via webinar.

Please review the course descriptions in the catalogue. This program may be taken towards the doctoral degree or as a stand alone certification from the Therapist Certification Association.


Analysis & Assessment of BDSM in Culture

History and Science of BDSM ( live webinar)

Sociological Framework of Kink Communities (live webinar)

Treatment of Sexual Differentiation within Couples (live webinar)

Gender, Sexual Attraction, and Relationship Design (live webinar)

Review of Research on Kink/BDSM (live webinar)

Contemporary Analysis of BDSM in Media (live webinar)

Intersectionality Between Kink/BDSM and Trauma (live webinar)


70 Class Hours
 6 Hours of Supervision/Case Consultation

Additional hours of Independent reading and other assignments required.

Student Survey, Supervision, Class Participation

 Kink can be taken as part of your PhD program or click here to sign up for just the Kink Concious certification!!

Francesca Gentille, Certified Clinical Sexologist and initiated shaman, inspires transformation through combining the science and soul of sexuality. For over 20 years, she´s compassionately empowered 1000s of clients, and students around the world to reclaim the spark, bridge sexual differences, heal from trauma, and deepen self love!

An expert in the field of integrating sexuality, consciousness, healing, Tantra, Conscious Non-Monogamy, and the use of BDSM as therapeutic modality. She is professor at the International Institute of Clinical Sexology, where she is studying to receive her PHD. She has conducted workshops, and presented at conferences in the United States, Netherlands, Italy, Malta, Israel, England, Ireland, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, and England.

She is a quoted expert in books such as Esther Perel´s ¨State of Affairs,¨ Dr Judy Kuriansky´s ¨The Idiot´s Guide to Tantric Sex,¨with a chapter in ¨The Jealousy Handbook,¨and a co-author/editor of ¨The Marriage of Sex & Spirit.¨

Let her know if you have any questions for me about the course, or case studies you would like me to include. One of the features of her teaching style is that she curates and personalizes for those attending. Email: 



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