James A. (Jim) Baker. Founder of The Anger Management Training Institute and founder of Baker Communications a twenty million dollar training monolith, Jim combines over 30 years as a corporate trainer with over 15 years in the recovery movement which has helped him to create a set of powerful tools for helping anger addicts lead safer and happier lives.
Vicki Hansen, LMSW-AP, ACSW Each of the editors is a leading authority in the state of Texas on legal issues for social workers and mental health practitioners. Each is a nationally recognized professor who has received multiple awards for service on the boards of numerous state and national associations.
Dr. Bill Kerley regularly speaks to and consults with a wide variety of businesses, groups and leaders on strategies for the enhancement of both personal and professional life. His work and research focus on helping "at-risk" heart patients manage stress and improve their quality of life in the Living Hearts program at Baylor College of Medicine.
Ken Olen is founder and CEO of Every Advantage, Inc., an organization whose mission is to help individuals realize more of their potential earlier in life. Ken has studied the field of personal development for more than 20 years and has effectively applied the principles he teaches to achieve his own goals. He is entrepreneur, author, and popular speaker on subjects related to human potential and organizational growth.
J. Ray Hays, Ph.D., An editor and is a leading authority in the state of Texas on legal issues for social workers and mental health practitioners. Each is a nationally recognized professor who has received multiple awards for service on the boards of numerous state and national associations.
Matthew Samford M.A., L.P.C. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Matthew has traveled from school to school to help children and other counselors for ten years. His interactions with elementary-school age children have lead him to create this collection of therapeutic games and activities that help counselors and parents understand a child's current perspective on various areas in his/her life.
Bob Vruggink, Safety Leadership and Operational Excellence expert, started his career with a simple commitment to safety first. This personal and professional drive quickly catapulted his career from the shop floor to President of a surface technologies company where he achieved four consecutive years of record-breaking safety performance and four consecutive years of unprecedented profits. Bob’s 37-year combined career with Conoco, DuPont, Praxair and BP he continued to build and rebuild businesses and organizations by leading with safety. Executive, consultant, lecturer, and speaker, Vruggink works with executives and the front lines across high-hazard industries.
Newton Hightower is Founder and Director of the Center for Anger Resolution, inc., in Houston, Texas. A licensed psychotherapist for more than 30 years, he is a popular speaker at national and regional professional associations and is a frequent guest on both radion and TV talk shows.
Dr. Stephen Loughhead is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of experience helping individuals and families. He is a past president of the Houston Psychological Association. Dr. Loughhead has a psychology practice offering a variety of services to families, but has spent the past 8 years focusing on issues related to divorce, remarriage, and stepfamily relationships.