Steven N Gold, PhD is Professor at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Center for Psychological Studies and Director of NSU's Trauma Resolution & Integration Program (TRIP). He was President of American Psychological Association (APA) Division of Trauma Psychology (56) in 2009 and of International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) of in 2004. He is a fellow of both APA and ISSTD, editor of the APA Division 56 scientific journal, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy. He has written many articles for professional journals and presentations at professional conferences on abuse, trauma, dissociation, and sexual compulsivityprofessionals. He authored the book Not Trauma Alone: Therapy for Child Abuse Survivors in Family and Social Context, published by Taylor and co-edited Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001 and Trauma and Serious Mental Illness. He is a Certified Traumatologist with the Traumatology Institute and certified Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis with the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He is also a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (formerly the National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity) and the organization MaleSurvivor, He is on the board of Directors of the Sidran Institute for Traumatic Stress Education and Advocacy and on the advisory board of the Leadership Council on Child Abuse & Interpersonal Violence.