Sheila Warembourg Ott Sexologue Formatrice

Sheila Warembourg - Ott

Tél. : (+33) 698 931 318
Born October 5, 1966, Lynwood, California
Nationalities: American, French
Married, 3 children

English: Native language
French: Written and spoken fluently

International Professional Training and Consultancy - Sexual Understanding

Sept. 2009 - Present

Professional training:
Human sexuality, intimacy, interpersonal relationships, violence and STI prevention - public health, ethic, moral, cultural, theoretical and practical questions as posed in the professional, institutional and personal environment. Facilitating discussion groups about intimacy and sexuality. Facilitations and presentations in national and international conferences. Individual and couple sex-therapy consultations. Published documents and articles in English and French.

Consultant and training coordinator:
Handicap International and Save the Children research project in 4 East African countries: Disabled children as victims of sexual violence. UBUNTU Care Project (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda) : Life skills and sexual violence prevention programs for disabled children, Researcher training HandiVIH – Cameroun, Burundi, etc.

Innovative project creator and coordinator

1998 - 2009 | Handicap International, Lyon, France

Support Service for Emotional and Sexual Life,

Professional and pre-professional training for doctors, nurses, teachers, psychologists and other social workers with regards to theoretical and practical considerations of human sexuality (reproductive health, HIV-Aids, sexual violence) in daily life as they accompany disabled or vulnerable populations (France, Switzerland, India, Kenya, Rwanda and Tunisia) Facilitator and professional trainer : Discussion groups about sexuality, intimacy and relationships for people with disabilities.

Consultant expert: UNFPA - WHO Guidance note addressing sexual and reproductive health and persons with disabilities, RAFT e-course for Reproductive Health

International, national and regional conference speaker : World Blind Women’s Forum, National Seminar (India) on Adult Needs of Persons with Disabilities, Journées Nationales d’Etude sur l’Autisme, APF-CNP, GEIST 21, FAIT 21, Les Papillons Blancs, ADES/Chroniques Sociales, CMCAS, APAJH, AFM, etc.

UNIVERSITY DEGREE Sexology and Public Health

2001 | University of Paris VII, Lariboisière Medical University. Paris, France

Director of Studies: Dr. Jacques Waynberg

Leisure Integration Coordinator for physically and sensory disabled children

1991 - 1998 | Handicap International, Lyon, France

Program creator and coordinator

Assistance and training of professionals in orphanages

1990 - 1991 | Handicap International, Romania

Assistance and training of professionals in several Romanian orphanages in collaboration with Public Health structures.
Reeducation of children in these institutions.

Recreation Therapist Intern

1988 | Knapp Rehabilitation Center, Metropolian Medical Center, Minneapolis (Minnesota)

BACHELOR OF ARTS Recreation and Leisure Studies: Therapeutic Recreation

1988 | Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, U.S.A.

Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, U.S.A.
Full athletic scholarship in Women’s All-Around Gymnastics 1984-1988

Volonteer Activities

Member, consultant and professional training founder for Sexual Assistants : Corps Solidaires, Switzerland, since 2013

Youth for Understanding : Host family and reference person for host families and international exchange students, since 2009

Founding member of Collectif Handicap et Sexualités (CHS) France, 2007