Richard Tedesci, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and professor of psychology at University of North Carolina, Charlotte, where he is core faculty for the health psychology doctoral program. He teaches ethics and professional issues, psychological treatment, and supervises doctoral students in their clinical practicum work. Richard has published numerous articles and books on the concept of Post-Traumatic Growth, which he helped to develop. He serves as media consultant on trauma for the American Psychological Association and is a fellow of the APA’s Division of Trauma Psychology. Richard has provided presentations and training on trauma for the US Army, and many professional organizations, clinics, and educational institutions.