About the Authors

Jeffrey S. Reber, Ph.D., LPC has a doctoral degree from Brigham Young University (2000) in psychology with a dual emphasis in social psychology and theoretical/philosophical psychology.  He is an associate professor in the department of Psychology at Brigham Young University.  He has published numerous scholarly articles and book chapters on the relationship between religion and psychology and interpersonal relationships and is co-editor of a textbook on critical thinking about psychology.  He is a licensed professional counselor and worked for several years as a part-time counselor with LDS Family Services.  He also served for 5 years as the Bishop of the Carrollton, Georgia ward.

Steven Moody, MSW 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 Southern California.  At USC, his clinical focus was on working with families including marital therapy and relationships.  Steven worked for 3 years as a part-time counselor with LDS Family Services.  Steven is currently working as a therapist in private practice in Irvine, CA at Huisken & Moody Counseling Services specializing in both relationships and addictions.