Professor and Core Faculty in Antioch University Los Angeles’ Clinical Psychology program Dr. Theordore Burnes, was elected to the California Association for Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (CALPCC) Board of Directors. Dr. Burnes began his three-year term on July 1, 2020.
Committed to advancing the recognition of the LPCC across the state of California, Dr. Burnes has 14 years of clinical experience as both a licensed professional clinical counselor and a licensed psychologist working with LGBQ people’s mental health and wellness, sexuality and sexual expression, and transgender and nonbinary people’s mental health. He has also worked as an affiliated therapist for the Los Angeles Gender Center with a specialty caseload of clients who identify as transgender adolescents and adults. Dr. Burnes is the Associate Editor of Training and Education in Professional Psychology and conducts research on best practices in clinical supervision, sexuality education, and teaching psychology. He also maintains a private practice in which he sees a range of clients and also supervises pre-licensed professionals.
CALPCC was designed to protect licensure for counselors in California and to serve newly licensed professional clinical counselors. CALPCC leaders are using their relationships in Sacramento and their knowledge of the legislative/advocacy process to ensure the effectiveness and credibility of the LPCC in California.