John T. Edwards, Ph.D., is an Approved Supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), has conducted and supervised family therapy for chemical dependency for the past twenty years. He has worked in numerous outpatient and inpatient treatment centers, been in private practice, and has conducted over five hundred family therapy training events in twelve states and Canada. He has also been on the faculty of the South Carolina, North Carolina, and Southeastern Schools of Alcohol and Drug Studies and the Duke University Summer Institute of Alcohol and Drugs. He is author of the books, Treating Chemically Dependent Families: A Practical Systems Approach for Professionals published by Hazelden, and Working With Families, self-published, 1993, 1997. John is now a private trainer and consultant living in Durham, NC.