About the Author
Stephanie Covington, Ph.d., LCSW. is a nationally acclaimed trainer, clinician, author, and organizational consultant, noted for her pioneering work on women's issues. She developed her own progressive and innovative program for women in recovery from addition while working with the Betty Ford Treatment Center, and she has also trained mental health and addiction treatment professionals in Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, New Zealand and across America. She is a board certified Diplomat of the National Association of Social Workers and is Director of The Institution for Relationship Development Center for Gender and Justice in La Jolla, California.