James M. OíNeil, PhD, is Professor of Educational Psychology and Family Studies at the University of Connecticut. He has been a licensed psychologist in private practice in South Windsor, Connecticut for the last 30 years. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association in Divisions 17, 35, 43, 51, 52, & 56 and the author of the Gender Role Conflict Scale, a widely used measure of menís conflict with their gender roles. Dr. O'Neil was awarded a Fulbright Teaching Scholarship in 1992 to Russia and lectured there on counseling and therapy, psychology of men, violence, and victimization. In 1995, he was awarded Teaching Fellow status by the University of Connecticut for his outstanding excellence and dedication to the university teaching profession. In 2008, he received the Distinguished Professional Service Award from Division 51 of the American Psychological Association for his 25 year research program on menís gender role conflict. Dr. O'Neil has advocated professional activism with gender role and social justice issues throughout his 35 years as a counseling psychologist.
Douglas C. Haldeman, PhD, is a counseling psychologist in independent practice in Seattle and serves as a clinical professor in the psychology department at the University of Washington and as an evaluator for the Federal Aviation Administration. His scholarly publications concern issues of ethics, family systems, practice guidelines for marginalized groups, and competent treatment of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals and families. His achievements have received recognition by a number of awards: a Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association, the John D. Black Award from the Society of Counseling Psychology, and the Outstanding Achievement Award from APAís Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns. Dr. Haldeman has held a number of positions in APA Governance, including a term on the Board of Directors. Presently, he serves as Chair of the Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest, represents the Division of Independent Practice on APAís Council of Representatives, and is a Trustee on the Boards of the American Psychological Association Insurance Trust and the Association for the Advancement of Psychology. Dr. Haldeman is an avid long distance runner who competes in several marathons each year and lives with his spouse of 32 years and their six Samoyeds.
Michael P. Andronico, PhD, has been leading menís groups for over 50 years. He is the editor of the book, Men in Groups: Insights, Interventions, and Psychoeducational Work. Mike is a Past President of Division 51 (Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity) of APA and a Past President of Division 49 (Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy). With one exception, Mike has participated, led, or co-led every one of Division 51ís Menís Retreats. Dr. Andronico is Clinical Professor Emeritus from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Department of Psychiatry, and a Fellow at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University.
Gary R. Brooks, PhD, is a Professor in the Doctor of Psychology Program at Baylor University, after having been employed for twenty-eight years as a psychologist with the Central Texas VA. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and has been President of APAís Division of Family Psychology and Division of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity. He received the 1996 Distinguished Practitioner Award and the 2010 Outstanding Contribution Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Men, and the 1997 Texas Distinguished Psychologist Award. Dr. Brooks has authored or coauthored 6 books, the latest of which is Beyond the Crisis of Masculinity: A Transtheoretical Model for Male-Friendly Therapy (APA Books).
Marc Celentana, PhD, serves as Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs as well as Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at The College of New Jersey. He maintains a private psychotherapy and consulting practice based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, focused on enhancing well-being for those engaged in organizational life. Dr. Celentana earned his BA in Economics from Franklin and Marshall College and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Miami University.
Christopher Kilmartin, PhD, is a college professor, author, stand-up comedian, actor, playwright, consultant, Fulbright Scholar, and professional psychologist. He is a professor of psychology at The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA and an internationally-recognized expert on gender and violence prevention. His major scholarly work is his book The Masculine Self. He has also co-authored Men's Violence Against Women: Theory, Research, and Activism, The Pain Behind the Mask: Overcoming Masculine Depression, and Sexual Assault in Context: Teaching College Men About Gender. Drawing on his background as a professional stand-up comedian, Dr. Kilmartin wrote a solo theatre performance on men's issues entitled Crimes Against Nature which has toured over 200 campuses.
William Ming Liu, PhD, is Professor and Training Director for the Counseling Psychology program at The University of Iowa. He is associate editor for the Psychology of Men and Masculinity. Dr. Liu is an editor of the Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology, an editor of Culturally Responsive Counseling with Asian American Men, the author of Social Class and Classism in the Helping Professions which will be published in September, and the editor of the forthcoming Handbook of Social Class in Counseling. Dr Liu is also a licensed psychologist in Iowa.
Terri Morse, LMHC, has been working as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor at Essex County Mental Health Services in Elizabethtown, NY and as a Substance Abuse Counselor since 2008. She continues to pursue a greater depth of knowledge in men's issues in both fields and has a special interest in male victims of sexual abuse.
Fredric E. Rabinowitz, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Redlands and a private practice psychologist in Redlands, CA specializing in individual and group psychotherapy with men. Dr. Rabinowitz has coauthored three books: Deepening Psychotherapy with Men; Men and Depression: Clinical and Empirical Perspectives; and Man Alive: A Primer of Menís Issues. Dr. Rabinowitz is an accomplished professor who has earned Outstanding Faculty Teaching awards in 1995, 1996, and 2001. He has presented and published extensively on the topics of men, depression, loss, and psychotherapy.
John M. Robertson, PhD, is a psychologist whose career includes both university research and clinical practice. His publications have examined treatment issues in working with various populations of menócollege students, athletes, physicians, religious fathers, and more. His most recent book is Tough Guys and True Believers: Managing Authoritarian Men in the Psychotherapy Room. For many years, Dr. Robertson has been in fulltime clinical practice at the Professional Renewal Center in Lawrence, Kansas, a facility that treats professional men whose authoritarian behavior at work threatens their careers.
Louise Bordeaux Silverstein, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University where she teaches courses in family therapy, integrating gender and race/ethnicity, and qualitative research. She is a past president of the American Psychological Associationís (APA) Division of Family Psychology, and a former Chair of the APA Committee on Women in Psychology. Dr. Silverstein is also the co-editor with Thelma Jean Goodrich of Feminist Family Therapy: Empowerment and Social Location, and co-author with Carl Auerbach of Qualitative Data: An Introduction to Coding and Analysis.
Alexander Sutton, PhD, has been a practicing psychotherapist for over 25 years. He received a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from New York University and has taught clinical courses at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and at the two Veterans Administration Medical Centers in New Jersey. He authored a chapter in the book Men in Groups: Insights, Interventions, and Psychoeducational Work on his extensive clinical work with African American men in group psychotherapy. He currently is vice president of Youth Advocate Programs, Inc., a private nonprofit family and youth services agency, overseeing clinical supervision of the agencyís national behavioral health programs.
Holly B. Sweet, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in private practice in the Boston area and a part-time lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is co-founder of the Cambridge Center for Gender Relations, a consulting firm specializing in improving personal and professional relationships between women and men. Dr. Sweet is also the editor of Gender in the Therapy Hour: Voices of Female Clinicians Working With Men.
Dave Verhaagen, PhD, is the author of Therapy with Young Men, as well as the author or co-author of five other books. He is a diplomate (ABPP) in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and serves as the CEO of Southeast Psych in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Verhaagen earned his Ph.D. from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and is a frequent speaker at state, local, and national conferences.
Mark S. Woodford, PhD, is an associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, New Jersey. In addition to teaching group and substance abuse counseling courses, Dr. Woodford has worked providing school and community-based substance abuse prevention services and home-based family counseling services for adolescent males struggling with substance abuse issues, as well as a dual-diagnosis counselor in a residential treatment program for homeless adult males. His scholarship reflects his interest in providing gender-responsive substance abuse counseling practices.
Jay C. Wade, PhD, is an associate professor in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Fordham University. He will be president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity in 2012. His research has involved his theory and measure of male identity, which was published as a Major Contribution to the field of counseling psychology in The Counseling Psychologist. Dr. Wade is a licensed psychologist in the state of New York and provides consultation on issues of cultural diversity and substance abuse treatment.
Mark S. Kiselica, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and Interim Dean of the School of Education and Professor of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey. Since 1980, Dr. Kiselica has counseled thousands of boys and men in mental health centers, schools, prisons, psychiatric hospitals, and private practice. He is the author of over 140 publications, including Handbook of Counseling Boys and Adolescent Males, Counseling Troubled Boys and When Boys Become Parents: Adolescent Fatherhood in America, and is featured in the video, Positive Psychology with Male Clients (American Psychological Association, 2008). Dr. Kiselica is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 17 & 51), a former president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, a member of the American Psychological Association Working Group to Develop Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men, and the editor of the Routledge Book Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men.