Edward W. L. Smith, Ph.D. taught at Georgia State University for seven years, then pursued a full-time psychotherapy practice in Atlanta for 18 years. Returning to academia, he was the founding Director of Clinical Training for the Psy.D. program at Georgia Southern University, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He has been elected fellow of the American Psychological Association through four divisions. For nearly 40 years, he led continuing education workshops nationally and internationally. His 10 books include The Body in Psychotherapy, The Person of the Therapist, The Psychology of Artists and the Arts, Embodied Gestalt Practice, and The Echo of Odin: Norse Mythology and Human Consciousness.