The Thoughtful Counselor

A fantastic podcast series to open your mind about technical topics from industry experts. Well worth a listen!


The Thoughtful Counselor is a podcast that is dedicated to producing great conversations around current topics in the counseling profession. We view counseling as a deeply beautiful and complex process, and strive to incorporate both the art and science of the profession in each episode

A snapshot of recent episodes:

Understanding Consensual Non-Monogamy (47 min)

Join Dr. Stacey Litam and Dr. Tori Stevens as they explore the intricacies of consensual non-monogamy (CNM). In this episode, Dr. Litam and Dr. Stevens describe some of the common presenting concerns faced by CNM folks in counseling, dispel existing myths about extra-dyadic relationships, and outline how professional counselors can best work with clients who practice CNM.

Racial Healing: Understanding racism, meaningful allyship, and... (60 min)

In this episode, Dèsa Karye Daniel talks to Dr. Anneliese Singh about the power of racial healing. They discuss why exploring your racial identity is important, how BIPOC and white communities can be intentional in their work, and challenge listeners to get uncomfortable while reflecting on how racial change can happen in mental health.

Neuroscience of Early Adversity (54 min)

In this episode, Raissa Miller talks with Maya Rosen about the primary science and practical translations of early adversity. Dr. Rosen gives a historical perspective on adversity research and offers new insights into contemporary conceptualizations and research methods. Dr. Rosen highlights a strength-based perspective and discusses the role relationships play in fostering resilience.

Key Details

  • Host: Mike Shook
  • Episodes: 99+
  • Audience: Counsellors

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