ROGER C. RINN, PHD, currently maintains a full-time private practice in clinical psychology in Huntsville, Alabama. He received his doctorate in psychology from Georgia State University in 1972 and completed an internship in clinical and community psychology at the Hunstville-Madison County Mental Health Center. Dr. Rinn is past president of the Alabama Psychological Association, past chair of the Association of Licensed Psychologists in Alabama, and past chair of the Alabama Board of Examiners in Psychology. He has published widely in refereed professional journals and has coauthored several texts, including Positive Parenting and Achievement Motivation Training. He is a highly sought-after speaker, presenting workshops and lectures on illness prevention, stress management, family psychology, and achievement motivation training, among other topics. He and his wife, Judy, have two daughters and one grandson.