Clinical Nurse Specialist
Simone Sheridan is a nurse educator and sexual health nurse consultant with considerable experience in supporting patients with concerns related to sexual health and intimacy. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge with other health professionals and has facilitated many seminars and workshops on the topic of sexual health.
MEDIA / PUBLICATIONS
2020 ICEN Conference
ANITA BROWN - MAJOR
Anita Brown-Major is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with individuals to address their sexual health needs.
Since completing her 1998 honors thesis on the experiences of how older women’s sexuality is managed during rehabilitation, she has worked extensively in subacute rehabilitation and has always included sexuality as part of her quality of life treatment planning.
Strangely enough Anita loves public speaking and is dedicated to educating all healthcare professionals to be comfortable in addressing sexuality as part of their routine practice.
Anita has been presenting and running sexuality workshops since 2014 and tailors each session to the individual healthcare setting.
2014 - Current
Member of International OT and Sexuality Special Interest Group, Local OT networks, Aust OT association.
Graduate Certificate of Health Science (OT), The University of Sydney
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
La Trobe University
MEDIA / PUBLICATIONS
Get cliterate: how a Melbourne doctor is redefining female sexuality
Good Weekend, The Age
Sexuality, intimacy and cancer booklet
Cancer Council (PDF download)
OnlyFans + masturbating when you have a disability
The Hook up - Triple J
Fi Macrae is a Consumer Advocate, living with severe chronic pain and Endometriosis.
She has a passion for sexual health, intimacy and disability.
Having lived in chronic pain due to her illness, her experiences in the health care system give her a unique insight into the often-difficult area of sexual and mental health and the relationship between the two.
She recently gained certificates in International Women’s Health and Human
Rights (Stanford University), and Feminism and Social Justice (University of California).
She has recently launched ‘Private Parts’ a video series documenting lives of those living with invisible chronic conditions.
And has also teamed up with Thrive to launch ‘Cliteracy’ - The first anatomical working model showing the interaction of the vulva, clitoris and pelvis in a pull-apart 3D printed ball.