Dr. Mike Abrams, ABPP is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology with a specialty in cognitive behavior therapy. He is a fellow and supervisor of the Albert Ellis Institute where he studied and worked closely with Dr. Ellis, with whom he published several books, chapters, and articles on REBT and CBT. Dr. Abrams was instrumental in expanding Dr. Ellis’ model of personality to combine evolutionary psychology and CBT. Dr Abrams had also collaborated with Aaron Beck and other founders of modern therapy. More recently he has worked with Davis Buss to link CBT treatment to evolutionary models of jealously and aggression. He is the author of 5 books, including 3 textbooks, that cover several disciplines in psychology His most recent text combines principles of Evolutionary psychology, Behavioral genetics with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. As a researcher he is currently exploring the role of childhood abuse on sexual development and the role of the internet in changing sexual mores. He also has been a practicing clinician for more than 30 years working in both NY & NJ and has received commendations from the New Jersey governor, the Hudson County executive, and the Jersey City mayor for his volunteer efforts. His commitment to pro-bono work includes his being the first non-gay psychologist to counsel people with AIDS at the Gay Men’s Health Crisis in the early 1980s. Prior to becoming a psychologist, he earned an MBA from the NYU Stern School and worked in organizations such as the New York Stock Exchange, Merrill Lynch, and Citibank.