Madelon Guinazzo

Madelon Guinazzo

Co-Founder & Director of Training, Cuddlist.com

Madelon’s life mission is to discover, practice and share continually more effective ways of putting love into action. She is dedicated to the inalienable right to express love in the way we choose to and her work is about bringing greater awareness to this choice in each moment. Madelon works steadily as a professional cuddler and is a pioneer in this emerging field. She is the Co-Founder of Cuddlist and the creator and Director of the Cuddlist certification training program. She is currently developing a new certification training to work with special needs clients including the elderly, veterans, those with various forms of trauma, chronic pain, anxiety and depression. She is a certified Cuddle Party facilitator and trainer as well as a member of their board of director’s. This year she will be facilitating Foundations of Facilitation workshops for Cuddle Party around the country and conducting workshops on consent for undergraduates at Columbia College in Chicago.

She is a professional communication coach and practical instructor for medical students and healthcare professionals in Chicago. Her education includes a degree in Communication Studies from Northwestern University and she is highly trained as a facilitator in the Work of Byron Katie. Madelon is a student of life who is always leaning into her next edge of growth. She is grateful for who you are and all the ways you express love in your life!