Kim Duret is a third year Masters of Counselling student in the Graduate Centre for Applied Psychology. Kim lives in Saskatoon, SK with her husband and five-year-old daughter. Kim specializes in working with children and families with developmental and behavioural disabilities as an Autism Consultant. Recently Kim has become interested in focusing her career on supporting the mental health needs of parents of children with disabilities. Kim is interested in researching couples engaged in long-distance relationships as her and husband have first-hand experience with this phenomenon.