About the authors of Free the Horses
Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D., is one of the
nations 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. Popkins 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.
Susan Greathead, M.Ed., is a former teacher
of grades kindergarten through high school, and served as director
of product development for Active Parenting Publishers. She received
her Bachelors in Education from Cornell University and
her Masters in Education from Syracuse University. Ms.
Greathead joined Active Parenting in 1984. As director of product
development, she supervised the writing, development and production
of many of the companys products. She also coordinated
the training of all leaders and trainers. Ms. Greathead is married
to a native New Zealander and has two children.