About the Author
Stephanie S. Covington, PhD, LCSW, is a nationally recognized clinician, author, and organizational consultant noted for her pioneering work on women's issues. As consultant to the Betty Ford Treatment Center, her work included the creation of a progressive and innovative program for women. She has trained mental health professionals in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Africa, and New Zealand. She is a board-certified Diplomate of the National Association of Social Workers and a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.