Eloise Bouton: Everything About the Author
Eloise Bouton is a French freelance journalist, sex counselor, dating coach, specialist in LGBTQI+ issues, and author of the blog https://eloisebouton.org/. She regularly conducts awareness-raising workshops and leads discussion groups with people subjected to sexual violence. Also, she examines the concepts of sexuality and consent, writes articles, gives lectures, and holds conferences on gender-related issues.
Eloise wrote multiple publications for such resources as Causette, Les Inrocks, Le Plus de L'Obs app, Le Parisien Magazine, Elle, Vice Magazine, The Huffington Post, Glamour, Brain Magazine, and much more.
Her voice was heard around the world during feminist acts in France, where the Femen movement first emerged there in 2013. At that time, France has never talked so much about feminism, notably due to the significant contribution of Eloise. In this regard, the edifying impact of Eloise's participation in the battle against the oppression of women’s rights, sexism, and obsolete religious institutions is unquestionably central to the construction of a new and better understanding of feminist concepts in French society and abroad.
In hindsight, she sees how it’s important to give people an opportunity to express themselves and heal in a safe, non-judgmental environment and better understand what really hinders them from establishing a positive self-image.
Her professional approach encapsulates a finely tuned skill set of academic knowledge, practical techniques, and unique personal experience. Eloise believes that the real struggle begins not in the process of overcoming the trauma but specifically in gaining an understanding of how to go further will all this in life. And for this reason, she supports her clients all along their way to healing.
What’s important, Eloise emphasizes that sexual trauma can have many faces, and in the modern world full of contradictions and stigmatization, it’s crucial to apply an agender approach during the practice. She helps her clients to end the intense emotional pain and isolation and, thus, learn how to embrace their sexual potential in a healthy way.
Her proactive stance made her recognizable in the public sphere. And with time, she decided that it's important to not only take advantage of different online media outlets but create her own space for expression. In such a way, Eloise came up with the idea of https://eloisebouton.org/author/eloise-bouton/.
Eloise's coaching aims to make the healing process and future experiences in dating and intimacy more peaceful and less frustrating. She knows exactly how it's hard to overcome post-traumatic anxiety and fear, as well as how complicated it is to start a new life with such a burden.
She constantly gains new experiences in order to make her authoring and coaching methods more versatile and approachable. While working with her clients, where every case demands separate consideration, Eloise remains an attentive and impartial listener. This helps her better understand what problems people face and what inner struggles they have.
Due to her practice, Eloise came up with valuable insights that she successfully applied during the coaching sessions with her clients. She believes that having both female and male viewpoints on violence, trauma healing, dating, and sex significantly impacts the coaching outcomes. So, in her work, she strongly emphasizes a comprehensive approach.