OLGA SILVERSTEIN, M.S.W. Co-author (with Bradford Keeney) of THE THERAPEUTIC VOICE OF OLGA SILVERSTEIN, Ms. Silverstein is currently a senior supervisor and faculty member at the Ackerman Institute of Family Therapy. She has lectured and taught internationally and maintains an extensive private practice in New York City where she lives with her husband, Fred. She is the mother of three young adults, Judy, Laura, and Michael, and the grandmother of a very special young man, Jeremy.
PEGGY PAPP, M.S.W.
Author of THE PROCESS OF CHANGE, editor of FAMILY THERAPY: FULL LENGTH CASE STUDIES, and co-founder (with Olga Silverstein) of the renowned Brief Therapy Project, Peggy Papp is a senior supervisor at the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy. She serves on the editorial board of Family Process, teaches internationally, and has held major faculty positions at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, the Center for Family Learning, and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. She has two children, Miranda and Tony.
BETTY CARTER, M.S.W.
The first woman in the field to head a major training institute, Betty Carter is co-founder and Director of the Family Institute of Westchester, author of numerous articles and book chapters, international teacher, and clinical supervisor, she also conducts a large clinical practice in Mount Vernon, N.Y. She is co-editor (with Monica McGoldrick) of the recently revised book, THE CHANGING FAMILY LIFE CYCLE: A FRAMEWORK FOR FAMILY THERAPY. She is married to a musician, Sam Carter, and has two grown sons, Bennett and Timothy.
MARIANNE WALTERS, M.S.W.
Founder and current Director of The Family Therapy Practice Center in Washington, D.C., and Chair of the Women's Project, Ms. Walters participates in family therapy training in a wide range of settings here and abroad. During her tenure as Executive Director of the Training Center at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic and since, she has held faculty positions at a number of schools of social work and psychiatry. On the Editorial Board of the Journal of Family Therapy, she has contributed chapters to edited books on family therapy. The mother of three daughters, she resides in Washington, D.C. where she eagerly awaits the birth of her first grandchild.