David Hutchinson prepares both undergraduate and graduate students for careers in psychology and counseling. His areas of special focus are group work, addictions, and grieving. A former Peace Corps volunteer, David's priorities include travel and maintaining an international perspective in his life and work. He's trained counselors in Grenada and established sister school relationships between five schools in Vermont and Grenada. In Vermont, David continues his emphasis on intensive, process-oriented coursework with long weekend retreats at an off-campus lodge near Caspian Lake in the woods of the Northeast Kingdom. In 2006, David was honored with the Distinguished Faculty of the Year Award. He holds positions on the boards of the New England School of Addiction Studies and Northwest Counseling and Support Services in Franklin County, Vt. He received his doctoral degree from SUNY Buffalo.John Wodarski is a Professor of Social Work at the University of Tennessee. During his 30 years of experience as a research scientist, he has served as the principal investigator for projects that implement and evaluate evidence based interventions and has successfully obtained funding for 75 federal, state, and foundation grants. He has co-edited or coauthored over twenty books and teaches courses in Research Methods.
ARTHUR E. JONGSMA, Jr., PhD, is the series editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners. He is also the founder and Director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan. MICHELE J. RUSIN, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and a member of the faculty of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. She has worked in acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation since 1982, and now specializes in psychotherapy with persons who have neuropsychological impairments and their families.