About the author

 W. HANS MILLER is a clinical psychologist in a private practice in West Los Angeles, California. For over four decades he has treated children and families with a wide variety of emotional and behavioral difficulties. Throughout his career he has maintained an active interest in neuroscience, behavioral medicine and especially the biology normal and abnormal emotional development in children.

Dr. Miller pioneered the development of the first Medical Center Parent Training Clinic in the 1970s, which is still active. For many years he lectured and conducted workshops on parent training and severe personality disorders in parents in the USA and Europe. After a long career in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA where he received numerous teaching awards, he is now an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute for Science and Human Behavior. His writings include numerous essays and books Systematic Parent Training: Procedures Cases and Issue, and Personal Stress Management for Medical Patients.