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Jon Douglas Carlson, Ed.D., Psy.D., was a Distinguished Professor of Adlerian Psychology, educator-scholar, psychologist, athlete, husband, & father. Jon Douglas Carlson was born in Elgin, Illinois on November 2, 1945. A proud, active father of five children who was married to the love of his life for 50 years, Jon excelled as a prolific scholar, educator, college professor, psychologist, competitive athlete, and advocate for helping others in the community. His earned his first doctorate, Ed.D., Counseling and Guidance, from Wayne State University in 1971, and his second doctorate, Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, from Adler University (formerly the Adler School of Professional Psychology) in 1990.
A well-respected professional psychologist, Jon was a Fellow and Distinguished Psychologist awardee of the American Psychological Association (APA); a Lifetime Contribution awardee of North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP); and a valued member of American Counseling Association (ACA), American Orthopsychiatric Association, International Academy of Family Psychology (IAFP), and Wisconsin Psychology Association (WPA). He received numerous awards for his professional work, and held leadership positions in both counseling and psychology at the national and state levels.
STEPHEN KARPMAN, MD, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of California San Francisco, in San Francisco, where he also maintains his private practice. Dr. Karpman is the originator of the popular Karpman Drama Triangle. He has published 30 articles and was the first editor of the Transactional Analysis Journal.
FLORENCE KASLOW, PhD, is Director, Florida Couples and Family Institute and President of Kaslow Associates in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She is a Visiting Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Mercer Medical College, Macon, Georgia, and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at
Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Kaslow is editor or author of 30 books, over 50 book chapters, and 180 articles in the profession- al literature. She is Past President of the International Academy of Family Psychologists; the International Family Therapy Association; and both Divisions of Family Psychology & Media Psychology of the American Psychological Association and the American Boards of Family Psychology and Forensic Psychology of ABPP. Her most recent books are Handbook of EMDR and Family Therapy Processes, and Handbook of Family Business and Family Business Consultation: A Global Perspective.
Family therapist in private practice and the co-director of Partners for Collaborative Solutions, an international family therapy training and consulting practice in Evanston, Illinois. Selekman received the Walter S. Rosenberry Award in 2006, 2000 and 1999 from The Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado, for having made significant contributions to the fields of psychology and behavioral sciences.
Author of four professional practice-oriented books: Working with Self- Harming Adolescents: A Collaborative, Strengths-Based Therapy Approach; Pathways to Change: Brief Therapy with Difficult Adolescents (Second Edition); Solution-Focused Therapy with Children: Harnessing Family Strengths for Systemic Change; and Family Therapy Approaches with Adolescent Substance Abusers. Selekman has presented workshops on his collaborative strengths-based therapy approach with challenging children and adoles- cents extensively throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe and Australia. He is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and Clinical Member.