Allen E. Ivey received his counseling doctorate from Harvard University and is distinguished Emeritus Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Courtesy Professor, Counselor Education, University of South Florida, Tampa. He is past-President and Fellow of the Society for Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association, APA's Society for the Study of Ethnic and Minority Psychology, the Asian-American Psychological Association, and the American Counseling Association. He has received many awards throughout his career and has authored over 40 books and 200 articles and chapters. His works have been translated into 23 languages. His recent work has focused on applying Developmental Counseling and Therapy and neuroscience to the analysis and treatment of severe psychological distress.
Jane E. Myers, Ph.D., LPC, NCC , is a Professor of Counselor Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Executive Director of Chi Sigma Iota, International. She is a past-president of the American Counseling Association and two of its divisions, and Chi Sigma Iota, International, and past Chair of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). She has written and edited more than 20 books and monographs, over 150 refereed journal articles, and 50+ additional publications. She has been cited over almost 30 years as among the top 1% of contributors to ACAs flagship journal, the Journal of Counseling & Development, ACAs flagship journal. A co-author of one theoretical and two evidence based models of wellness and assessment instruments based on these models, Dr. Myers is also certified in neurofeedback.