Steven P. Moody was working as a therapist in private practice in Irvine, California, at Huisken & Moody Counseling Services, specializing in both relationships and addictions when this was written. He received his bachelor's degree in psychology and social behaviors from the University of California, Irvine. He went on to receive his master's degree in clinical social work from the University of Souther California (USC). At USC, his clinical focus was on working with families, including marital therapy and relationships. Steven has worked as a therapist for the Orange County Department of Education, where he worked with incarcerated youth at locations including Juvenile Hall and the Youth Guidance Center. He has also worked as a part-time counselor with LDS Family Services.