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About the authors of 1,2,3,4 Parents!

Betsy Gard, Ph.D.
Betsy Gard, Ph.D., is a child and family therapist at the Atlanta Area Family Psychiatry Clinic. She also works as a psychologist at the Scottish Rite Children’s Medical Clinic and at Ridgeview Hospital, both in Atlanta. When she is not counseling families, she is teaching counseling to students at Emory University. Dr. Gard received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She has three children: a 26-year-old stepdaughter, a 13-year-old daughter, and a 6-year-old son whom she recently adopted from Russia.
  Marilyn Montgomery, Ph.D.
Marilyn Montgomery, Ph.D., is the director and a counselor at the Wellspring Center for Family Development in Lubbock, Texas. She is also a professor of Counselor and Early Childhood Education at Texas Tech University. Dr. Montgomery heads several community organizations and leads Active Parenting classes. She received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech. Her children are ages 16, 13, and 10.
 
Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D.
Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D., is one of the nation’s foremost experts on parent education. A former child and family therapist, Dr. Popkin has written more than twenty books, including seven best-selling video-based discussion programs. Dr. Popkin’s experience as an expert in the field of parent education includes serving on the panel “Parenting as Prevention” for the US Government Office of Substance Abuse Prevention. Dr. Popkin received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. For more about Dr. Popkin and the programs he has written, see our About Dr. Popkin page.

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