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Jon Carlson is Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Counseling at Governors State University, University Park, Illinois, and a psychologist with the Wellness Clinic in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. In addition to serving as the long-time editor of The Family Journal, Jon is the author of twenty-five books in the areas of family therapy, marital enrichment, consultation, and Adlerian psychology. Some of his best-known works include The Intimate Couple, The Disordered Couple, Brief Therapy with Individuals and Couples, Health Counseling, Theories and Strategies of Family Therapy, and Time for a Better Marriage.

Jon has also developed and produced over a hundred commercial videotapes that feature the most prominent leader in the field (including the professionals featured in this book) demontrating their theories in action. These videos are used to train the next generation of practitioners. [from The Mummy at the Dining Room Table (2004)]
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