Colin A. Ross, M.D. received his degree from the University of Alberta in 1981 and completed his psychiatry training at the University of Manitoba in 1985. Dr. Ross is an internationally renowned clinician, researcher, author and lecturer in the field of traumatic stress and trauma related disorders. He is the founder and President of The Colin A. Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma. Besides his work at Timberlawn Hospital in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Ross consults to Trauma Programs at Forest View Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Del Amo Hospital in Torrance California. He has authored over 140 professional papers and 23 books. He has reviewed for numerous professional journals and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and is a Past President of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. In addition, Dr. Ross has served as expert witness in over 50 court cases, consulted on several cable, movie and video productions and has produced six educational DVD's and CD's for mental health professionals on the treatment of trauma based disorders.