About the Author
Linda D. Garnets has been a lecturer in the Departments of Psychology and Women's Studies at the University of California, Los Angles, since 1987, where she teaches a course called "Psychology of the Lesbian Experience." She is nationally known for her publications and presentations on lesbian and gay psychology, including a coedited anthology titled Psychological Perspectives in Lesbian and Gay Male Experiences. She is a currently on the editorial boards of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Lesbian and Gay Psychology, and the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy. Garnets is the Past Chair of the American Psychological Association's (APA's) Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest and of the APA's Committee on Lesbian and Gay Concerns. She has been a member of SPSSI Council and Chaired both the Continuing Education Committee and the Social Action Internship Committee. Garnets is an organizational consultant and psychotherapist, specializing in nonprofit social purpose organizations and lesbian and gay clients.