E. THOMAS DOWD, PHD, ABPP, is professor of psychology at Kent State University and previously taught at Florida State University and the University of Nebraska. His area of interest is in cognitive behavior therapy, its theoretical and conceptual development and its applications. He has served as president of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, the American Board of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology, and the American Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology. He has also served over the years on many professional and university governance boards and committees. He is the author of numerous books, book chapters, and journal articles, and he has made numerous national and international presentations.
STEVAN LARS NIELSEN, PHD, is clinical professor of student development at Brigham Young University. His area of interest is rational-emotivebehavior therapy, including its religious applications. He is adjunct professor with the Department of Psychology, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses. He is the co-author of a book integrating religious material with rational-emotive-behavior therapy, author of four chapters, and 18 journal articles. One of his chapters focuses on using the Qur'an during treatment of a Muslim client.