A Clinical Toolkit for Therapists (and Their Clients)

Martha Kauppi


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Your favorite long-term client tells you they want to open up their relationship. Are you ready to help them?

This groundbreaking guide to consensual nonmonogamy offers a reading experience that feels like consulting with a trusted advisor. Martha Kauppi equips you with the skills to be a true ally to clients who want to explore polyamory. Learn from the expert who trains experts as she debunks myths and shares the exact tools she uses with her own clients.

Flip to any chapter for an understanding of what is possible, where things break down and why, and how to help. You’ll learn how to conceptualize complicated relational dynamics in a way that leads to effective treatment, and how to identify and disrupt maladaptive relational patterns without perpetuating negative cultural bias. A must-read for anyone looking for a framework to simplify the complexities of polyamory.


Martha Kauppi:
Martha Kauppi, LMFT, ACST, is a marriage and family therapist, speaker, educator, AASECT-certified sex therapist, and AAMFT-approved supervisor. She is the founder of the Institute for Relational Intimacy, a series of online and in-person courses and workshops for therapists on working effectively with complicated sex issues, relational issues, and alternative sexualities. Kauppi holds a Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy, Edgewood College, Madison, WI.