Evan Imber-Black, Ph.D. is Professor and Program Director of the Masters' Program in Marriage and Family Therapy at Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY; Director of the Center for Families and Health at the Ackerman Institute for the Family; author of The Secret Life of Families (Bantam) and Secrets in Families and Family Therapy (Norton); in private practice, Couple and Family Therapy in NYC and Westchester County, NY.