Barry Lubetkin, Ph.D is a co-founder of the Institute and serves as its Clinical Director. Dr. Lubetkin has written several books in Psychology encompassing topics such as marital discord and social fears including BAILING OUT and WHY DO I NEED YOU LOVE ME IN ORDER TO LOVE MYSELF. In addition to these areas, he possesses an expertise in substance abuse treatment and depression. Dr. Lubetkin has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Oprah Winfrey Show and has been quoted extensively in major periodicals. He has contributed extensively to professional literature over the years. He was a Director on the American Board of Behavioral Psychology and served as President of that board for 12 years. Dr Lubetkin is Board Certified in both Clinical and Behavioral Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.