Julia Dando has an academic and professional background that includes working in Further and Higher Education in the UK for 15 years specialising in teacher training and learning technologies. She currently works as an education and development consultant working with charities and commercial organisations across the world.
She has a Masters Degree in Education and has completed advanced training as an Integrative Counsellor, currently working with a charitable organisation specialising in supporting clients who are adult survivors of childhood trauma. She is also seeing private clients with a variety of personal and relational issues.
Julia has a good understanding of Gender and Sexual Diversity and have been involved in various ways with the UK GSD scene for 20 years. I am constantly learning. She has a particular interest in power dynamic relationships and am the founding director of the first UK Chapter of MAsT in the UK. She has facilitated in excess of 100 discussions relating to power dynamic relationships with global communities and am still learning greatly from the variety of people I meet and connect with. She is the founder of PDRelate, a UK-based network aimed at those interested in or living in consensual power dynamic relationships.