About the Author
James H. Bray is Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Director of the Family Counseling Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He has published and presented numerous works in the areas of divorce, remarriage, adolescent substance use, intergenerational family relationships, and collaboration between physicians and psychologists. He was the principal investigator of the federally funded longitudinal study, Developmental Issues in Step Families Research Project. He is currently working on a federally funded project on alcohol and other drug abuse in families with adolescents, the Baylor Adolescent Alcohol Project. He is the 2009 President of the American Psychological Association. Mark Stanton is Professor of Psychology and Dean of the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences at Azusa Pacific University, California. He is certified in Family Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and a licensed psychologist in the state of California. He was President of the Society of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association in 2005, Editor of The Family Psychologist from 2002 to 2007, and awarded the Family Psychologist of the Year in 2007 by the Society of Family Psychology.