COUP/3 GOALS SESSION ONE:
EXPLORING CONTEMPORARY RELATIONSHIPS + MORE LOVE
March 23rd, 2018
Location: Reunion Chicago
2557 W. North Ave, Chicago
Cost: FREE - RSVP @ www.couplegoals.club
COUP/3 GOALS Overview
A four session series led by nationally recognized authors, educators, activists, and creatives focused on the various ideals of navigating one's personal journey through contemporary relationships, kink factors, and the freedom + happiness found in non-traditional dynamics.
Session One Overview
This four session series kicks off on March 23rd with Kitty Chambliss of the Loving Without Boundaries movement, author of “Jealousy Survival Guide,” and Alternative Relationship Coach with Open Relationship Specialist, Sex Therapist, and Educator Ruby B. Johnson. In an intimate setting, Emily Dahlquist will sit with Kitty and Ruby to discuss their approach to understanding and experiencing non-traditional relationships, jealousy, and techniques that can advance any relationship from a self-developed perspective.
Donation suggested at entry, but not required, hosted cocktail for guests, and relaxed, seated setting.
7pm Doors open, libations and bites
7:30pm Commence group, begin in 10 Minutes
7:40pm Introduce series, purpose, and session’s guests
7:50pm Guests give brief overview of their work, and experience
8pm Watch content, or engage in discussion/workshop
8:50pm Close discussion, Q&A
9:10pm Guests mingle, engage, or depart
9:45pm Event closes
More About Ruby B. Johnson:
Ruby B Johnson received her Bachelors of Social Work in 2002 from Texas Women's University and her Masters of Social Work in 2004 from the University of Texas at Arlington. Since 2003, Ruby’s roles have included clinical practitioner, community and professional development educator, and graduate and under graduate adjunct professor. In private practice, her areas of expertise are substance use disorders, obsessive and compulsive sexual behaviors, attachment disorders, multi-cultural families and couples, gender expression/gender identity issues, consensual nonmonogamous partnerships/families, and Kink/BDSM. Mrs. Johnson is a Parenting Facilitator and Coordinator within the state of Texas. Ruby is CEO and Sole Practitioner with Inamorata LLC (www.inamorata.me). Ruby Johnson is CEO and organizer for PolyDallas Millennium© LLC (www.polydallasmillennium.com).
She has presented at several national, state, and local conferences including Society of Social Work Research Conference, Council of Social Work Education Conference, DFW Behavioral Health Symposium, The Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians, International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals, and The State of Texas Association of Addiction Professionals Conference. In 2017, Mrs. Johnson presented at Kinky Kollege, Contemporary Relationship Conference, Lincoln University, American Association of Sexologists, Educators, Counselors, and Therapist. Mrs. Johnson created and facilitated a workshop/webinar “Black Relationships, Sexuality, and Families.”
Her opinion and expertise on race relations, profiling, and systemic implications have been featured in the encyclopedia, African Americans and the Criminal Justice System, Carol The Sex Addiction Coach Radio Show, Ms. Beautiful Magazine, Vice News, Politiken, Our Sexuality! Magazine, and as a regular commentator on the Dallas Weekly Radio: First Amendment Show. Ruby was interviewed on BonaFideShe Radio Show on the topic of Trauma and its impact on Sexuality. Most recently, Mrs. Johnson presented a webinar on Black Sexuality and Relationships on Center for Healthy Sexuality’s Sexpert Series.
In 2017, Cunning Minx, with Poly In the News, interviewed Ruby Johnson on PolyDallas Millennium Symposium and follow up commentary on the New York Times article regarding open relationships. Ruby Johnson is a contributor for Huffington Post and Black and Poly Magazine. She serves on the Board of Directors for National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and Texas Phoenix House. Mrs. Johnson has a guest blog contributor with Multiamory and Black and Poly Magazine. Ruby is on faculty with Kink Knowledgeable. Ruby B Johnson is a sex therapist in the DFW area in Texas www.sextherapistruby.com andwww.blacksexgeek.net.
More About Kitty Chambliss
Kitty Chambliss is a #1 Amazon best selling author, relationship coach, polyamorous and sex-positive speaker, activist, and founder of Loving Without Boundaries (LWB) since 2012. Kitty’s work has been featured in Stories From the Polycule, Multiamory, Swingtowns, PostModern Woman, the upcoming book It’s Called Polyamory: Coming Out About Your Nonmonogamous Relationships, and other publications around the globe. She has also been a special guest panelist and speaker on radio shows, international and national conferences and more. Kitty is a professional dual-certified (CPC and ELI-MP) relationship coach. Lastly Kitty is thrilled to be bringing her first book: “Jealousy Survival Guide: How to feel safe, happy, and secure in an open relationship” out to the world. Kitty has made it her life’s mission to make thriving relationships – even unconventional ones – attainable to everyone.
Within two years of authoring her blog, Kitty’s work received the Bad Girl Bloggers Award and now has 4,000+ followers. Within the first three weeks of production, her LWB podcast reached the status of New & Noteworthy on iTunes under the categories of Sexuality and Health. She enjoys interviewing world-renowned authors, speakers, educators, therapists and authorities in the fields of ethical non-monogamy, relationships, and even a “coming out coach.”
Kitty has worked with many clients privately over the past three years helping everyone (from singles to triads and beyond) have more deeply fulfilling love lives.
When she’s not coaching clients, writing a blog post, or capturing a podcast interview, Kitty loves to pretend she’s awesome at pole fitness dancing and being a rock star musician. She also loves immersing herself in new cultures, and savoring inspiring conversations over a great glass of wine with loved ones.
Curator/Producer Contact + Press Inquiries
Emily Dahlquist - firstname.lastname@example.org
Secondary Email - email@example.com