About the Author
is a nationally known consultant, educator and author. She was the founding chairperson of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics. She is a family therapist who has conducted workshops around the world and has consulted with the military, school systems, business and industry, treatment centers and corporations. She is a past winner of the Mary Mann award as a top communicator. She has appeared on "The Phil Donahue Show," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" twice and "Good Morning America.' She lives in Las Vegas.
Joe Cruse MD, is an oncologist, addiction medicine specialist, author, writer and lecturer. He is the Founding Medical Director of the Betty Ford Center. He served as President of the medical staff at Eisenhower Hospital. He served a Medical Director of Onsite Workshops . He is a consultant to industry, school systems, hospitals and alcohol and drug treatment centers. He has been a guest on "60 minutes", "Good Morning America" and "The Late Night Show". He has authored several books including his latest "I Don't Smoke".