Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist. He has held positions as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco and Associate Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Nowinski currently works for the University of Connecticut Health Center and also has a practice and does consulting. He is the author of numerous books, both for professionals and the general readership, as well as articles and book chapters. He is the principal author of Twelve Step Facilitation Therapy which is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. Saying Goodbye: A Guide to Coping with a Loved One’s terminal Illness, was published by Penguin Books, in collaboration with Harvard Health Publications, in January 2011 and is now available in paperback. His newest book, Almost Alcoholic: Is My (Or My Loved One’s) Drinking a Problem? was co-published by Hazelden Publications in collaboration with Harvard Health Publications in 2012. Dr. Nowinski has extensive media and teaching experience. For additional information visit www.josephnowinski.com, www.newgrief.com, and/or www.thealmosteffect.com.