Today on The Thoughtful Counselor, Dr. Megan Speciale talks with Drs. Theodore Burnes and Michelle Vaughan about their new book, The Handbook of CNM-Affirming Mental Health Practice. The conversation explores the counseling considerations for working with diverse clients involved in consensually non-monogamous relationships, as well as some of the common misconceptions and biases impacting this community.
Michelle D. Vaughan, PhD, (she/her) is a white, cisgender, pansexual, queer, able-bodied, polyamorous woman living on the land of the Kaskaski in Dayton, Ohio as an Associate Professor in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University.
Theodore R. Burnes, PhD, (he/his) is a white, cisgender, queer, able-bodied man living on the land of the Chumash, Tongva, and Kizh in Los Angeles, California as a Clinical Full Professor of Education in the Rossier School of Education at University of Southern California.
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Learn more about our contributors:
Speciale, M. (Producer). (2022, July 15). Consensual Non-Monogamy Affirming Mental Health Care [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://concept.paloaltou.edu/resources/the-thoughtful-counselor-podcast/consensual-non-monogamy-affirming-mental-health-care?hs_preview=XdtUeIIC-79216969776