Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist in independent practice in Arnold, Maryland. He is also a core adjunct associate professor in the psychology department of Loyola College of Maryland. Dr. Barnett is a frequent presenter and author specializing in ethics, legal, and professional practice issues in psychology. Much of his work has focused on a practical and nondogmatic approach to ethical standards and professional practice, to include in the areas of boundary issues and multiple relationships. He is also a past president of the Maryland Psychological Association and is president-elect of the American Psychological Association’s division of State and Provincial Psychological Associations. Dr. Barnett has received the Outstanding Professional Contributions award from each of these organizations. He presendy represents Maryland on the American Psychological Association’s Council of Representatives and is a Fellow of APA.
Nicholas A. Cummings, PhD, ScD, is Distinguished Professor, University of Nevada, Reno; president, Foundation for Behavioral Health; board chair, University Alliance for Behavioral Care, Inc.; and board chair, The Nicholas & Dorothy Cummings Foundation, Inc. He is also a former president of the American Psychological Association. He is the founding CEO, American Biodyne (MedCo/Merck, then Merit, and now Magellan Behavioral Care) and founder of the four campuses of the California School of Professional Psychology. In addition, Dr. Cummings has been the chief psychologist (retired), Kaiser Permanente. He is the founder of the National Academies of Practice and of American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association, as well as the National Council of Professional Schools of Psychology. Dr. Cummings is the former executive