About the Author
Dr. Kemp received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Southern California, where he was also a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science. He also directed a rehabilitation program for older adults at an affiliated rehabilitation hospital. For over 30 years he divided his time between patient care, research, and education. Throughout his career, he was impressed by how people strive to maintain a high quality of life even in the face of severe circumstances. Dr. Kemp received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association for his contributions to rehabilitation science. This book brings together research and experience in helping people to maintain as high a level of quality of life as possible.