Michelle is Co-founder of cliniQ CIC and Director of Holistic Wellbeing Services; she leads on cliniQ’s training programme. cliniQ was the first holistic sexual health HIV and Wellbeing Service in the UK founded by trans people for trans and non-binary people, open since 15th February 2012.
Michelle has been involved with Sexual Health, HIV & Holistic Wellbeing since 1988. She is a counselling psychotherapist who began her training as a therapist in the 1980s. She convened the Trans awareness training within Terrence Higgins Trust in 2008 and was the the lead on developing the first UK Sexual Health, HIV and Wellbeing booklet for Trans Women. Michelle campaigns for trans and non binary people’s inclusion in HIV prevention. She is an active member of Public Health England Community Advisory Board (CAB) on The PrEP Impact Trial. Michelle works internationally representing cliniQ and is a member of IRGT, a global network of trans women responding to HIV. She is the convener of cliniQ’s series of conferences Trans Health Matters.