Luciano L’Abate, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA where he developed the first Ph.D., Family Psychology Program in the world. He is a Diplomate and former Examiner of the American Board of Professional Psychology and Fellow and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, author and coauthor of over 300 papers, chapters, and book reviews in professional and scientific journals. He is also author, co-author, editor, and co-editor of over 50 books with 5 other books at various stages of production. His work has been translated in Argentina, China, Denmark, Finland, French-Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, and Poland. In 2003, he received a Silver Medal from the President of the University of Bari and the Renior Prize from the University of Lecce in Italy for Outstanding Achievement. In 2009, Dr. L’Abate was the recipient of the Award for Distinguished Professional Contribution in Applied Psychology from the American Psychological Association.