Dr. Carl J. Sheperis, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University San Antonio, is a Board Certified Addictions Counselor (MAC) withover 29 years of experience. He has served as a media expert to The Huffington Post, the Denver Post, Seattle Times, Parenting, Prevention, Disney Family, numerous radio talk shows, and others. His interviews have reached over 50,000,000 people.Dr. Sheperis has been an envoy for professional counseling to UNESCO, Romania, Taiwan, Turkey, Bhutan, and numerous other international entities.He is an author of numerous textbooks and is currently writing a new addictions book.