Catherine Schook, MS

Catherine holds a Master’s degree in medical research with a focus on gender-based medicine and a bachelor’s in community health education from Portland State University. Originally from Portland, Oregon, where she worked as a sexual assault counselor and advocate for sex workers, Catherine has been living in the Netherlands for nearly ten years. She has held positions as an English editor for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and several nonprofit organizations. She found her ideal work setting as an HIV counselor speaking about sexuality, sexual health, and relationships of all kinds. Catherine is currently completing a second master’s degree in counseling psychology at Webster University with the intention of opening a sex-positive therapy practice. She has three bikes and wears too much vintage clothing.


  • MS, Portland State University
Catherine Schook, MS

SIT Study Abroad

Student Health and Well-Being Specialist

NETHERLANDS: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender

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