Dr. Bernard Schwartz is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-author of How to Fail as a Therapist: 50 + Ways to Lose or Damage Your Patients, which focuses on the factors leading to therapeutic success or failure and has been adopted by dozens of university training programs throughout the country, as well as Thoughts for Therapists: Reflections on the Art of Healing. He has published numerous journal articles on the subject of enhancing therapeutic outcomes through the use of rapid assessment instruments. He is founder and past director of student psychological services at Santiago Canyon College in Orange, California, where he taught for two decades. Dr. Schwartz has taught at the preschool, elementary, undergraduate, and graduate levels and has developed a number of specialties including sports psychology and parent-child relations. He has supervised dozens of therapist interns at multiple agencies with a focus on trauma, post-divorce adjustment, and developmental issues.