Apr 17, 2018
There are more and more people who might be defined as sexual
minorities and it is as important as ever for therapists to be
educated and sensitive all types of people they are working with.
In this episode Jonathan Burstein discusses polyamorous
relationships and how we might become more culturally competent as
Couples need to feel like their therapist won't pathologize
their lifestyle choices and make "poly" the problem when they are
actually coming in for other relationship issues. There are some
important considerations for couples who are considering opening up
Johathan Burstein is a licensed marriage and family therapist in
Berkeley California. He specializes in working with LGBTQ and
alternative relationship communities.
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