Michael Dresser

Wheel Of Consent

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Video & audio resources

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Giving & Receiving

Learn about 4 different kinds of giving and receiving. And the 2 essential questions that will help you understand which one you’re doing.

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Communication – How To Ask For What You Want

It’s great to know what you want, but you also need to know how to communicate it clearly. Learn 3 ways to ask effectively for what you want.

Stop Doing, Start Choosing

When touch is on offer we tend to think of the touch itself as the thing to focus on. But the process happening behind the scenes is not actually about the touch at all.

Feeling It Differently

A 10 minute guided meditation using body movement and sound to give your body new reference points for awareness and action.

Blog

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Serving

February 12, 2018

Service with a smile, or hidden agenda? Can you give a gift with absolutely no strings attached? And how much recognition do you want for giving it?

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Taking

January 20, 2018

From Black Friday sales to land grabs in the Amazon, most of us might say there’s too much taking going on in the world. Taking has become a dirty word. But it doesn’t have to be…

The Perfect Gift

December 19, 2017

What’s the ultimate gift for you and your loved ones this year? (Hint: it’s not festive knitwear!)

Kiss and Tell

November 22, 2017

Look at this picture and ask yourself the following question: can you tell who this kiss is for? The answer may not be as obvious as you might think…

Touch

July 1, 2016

Just weeks after you were conceived you began to develop the first of your 5 senses – touch. So why have we lost touch with touch?

Conscious Consent

September 26, 2015

In any exchange there’s a giver and a receiver, someone doing and someone being done to. But just because you’re doing doesn’t mean you’re giving!

Articles about the Wheel Of Consent

The Guardian, 19 May 2019

Tears, honesty and flirty games: how we escaped our married sex rut.

"After 15 years and three children, my husband and I found ourselves stuck in an ‘intimacy impasse’. Could a therapist help us sizzle again?" Liz Allen explores her options, including the 'game-changer' of the Wheel of Consent.