Thomas L. Sexton, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at Indiana University where he is the Director of the Clinical Training Center, Director of the Center for Adolescent and Family Studies, and teaches in the APA ac-credited Counseling Psychology Program. Dr. Sexton has written extensively in the areas of outcome research and its implications for clinical practice and training. He is a national expert on family-based treatment interventions for at-risk adolescents and regularly presents workshops nationally and internationally. Dr. Sexton is the author of four books and over 50 professional articles and chapters in the areas of marriage and family therapy and counseling outcome research. Among his publications are: Constructivist Thinking in Counseling Research, Practice and Training and Utilizing Counseling Outcome Research to Improve Counseling Effectiveness: Implications for Practice, Research, and Training. He is a licensed psychologist, member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Counseling Association (ACA), and an approved supervisor in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).
Gerald Weeks, PhD, ABPP, is professor and chair of the Department of Counseling at UNLV. He is an approved supervisor, and clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and is board-certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology and the American Board of Sexology. He is currently completing his 16th professional textbook having published in the fields of sex, marital, and family therapy. Among his publications are Couples in Treatment, Paradoxical Psychotherapy, Erectile Dysfunction, and Treating Hypoactive Sexual Desire.
Michael S. Robbins, PhD, received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Utah in 1995. Since receving his degree, Dr. Robbins has worked as a faculty member in the University of Miami School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Robbins's primary research interest is in examining process and outcome of family therapy with adolescents with behavior problems. He is specifically interested in identifying clinical processes that are linked to successful family therapy outcomes. Dr. Robbins has also been involved in conducting clinical research examining processes in drug abuse prevention with parents of urban, poor Hispanic children and in studies evaluating the efficacy of family-based interventions for HIV-positive, AfricanAmerican women and their families.