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Arnold A. Lazarus, Ph.D., was Distinguished Professor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. Lazarus served on the editorial boards of ten professional journals. He was president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy and received the Distinguished Service to The Profession of Psychology Award from the American Board of Professional Psychology. His Ph.D. was granted in 1960 from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He has authored four books; co-authored, edited, or co-edited seven; and authoered or co-authoered more than 150 professional papers and chapters.
Miriam Polster, Ph.D, is co-director of the Gestalt Training Center in San Diego, and Assistant Clinical Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego. Along with her husband, Erving Polster, she is co-author of a book on Gestalt therapy. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 1967.
Margaret Thaler Singer, Ph.D., received her degree in 1952 from the University of Denver. She has held a number of academic appointments, including serving as a Professor Emieritus in the Department of Pscyhology at the University of California, Berkeley. She has received numerous honors including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Award for Cumulative Contributions to Reasearch in Family Therapy. Dr. Singer has served on a number of editorial boards and has been the recipient of numerous grants. She is past president of the American Psychosomatic Association. Dr. Singer has made more than 100 contributions to professional journals and bokos. She has authored Cults in our Midst and "Crazy" Therapies.