Jeffrey A. Kottler is one of the most prolific authors in the fields of psychology and education, having written fifty books about a wide range of subjects. He has authored a dozen texts for counselors and therapists that are used in universities around the world. Some of his most highly regarded works include: On Being a Therapist, Compassionate Therapy, Bad Therapy, Making Changes last, Beyond Blame, Travel That Can Change Your Life, The Language of Tears, and The Last Victim: Inside the Minds of Serial Killers.
Jeffrey has been an educator for twenty-five years. He has worked as a teacher, counselor, and therapist in preschool, middle school, mental health center, crisis center, university, community college, and private practice settings. He has served as a Fulbright School and Senior Lecturer in Peru (1980) and Iceland (2000), as well as worked as a visiting professor in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Nepal. Jeffrey is current Chair of the Counseling Department at California State University, Fullerton, [from The Mummy at the Dining Room Table (2004)]