About the Author
Ken Howard, LCSW, author of, "Self-Empowerment: Have the Life You Want!" has been working as a psychotherapist for over 19 years and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in full-time private practice in Los Angeles, California. He is a certified psychiatric social worker who was trained at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Social Work (MSW) and is also a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has worked with thousands of men and women in individual, couple, and group therapy in a variety of settings from hospitals to non-profit organizations to private practice, as well as consulting for corporations and agencies. He also conducts life/business/executive coaching and maintains a busy schedule as a motivational/inspirational speaker for companies, schools, and organizations on how to achieve optimal living, cope with illness, and maximize your personal and professional potential. He is a winner of the "Ten Most Dedicated and Deserving Social Workers of the Year" for 2011 from Social Work Today magazine. He is a survivor of living with HIV for over 20 years and cancer for over 10 years. His websites include HaveTheLifeYouWant.com, and his podcast is, "Have the Life You Want with Ken Howard, LCSW", heard in many countries across the world. He lives in West Hollywood, California, with his husband, cat, and dog.