Kelley Quirk is a doctoral graduate student studying counseling psychology at the University of Louisville. She does therapy with individuals, groups, and couples and conducts research on couples' dynamics, casual sex interactions, and non-traditional relationships. Upon completion of her Master's degree in Professional Counseling at Central Michigan University, Kelley began studying the complexities associated with navigating casual, ambiguous, and/or nontraditional romantic arrangements. Her projects are informed by research and shaped by therapeutic experiences and the stories of couples. Kelley's writing and research can be found in several academic journals and she has presented at regional and national conferences.