Dr. Thomas Gordon, a licensed clinical psychologist, has authored nine books, including Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) and Leader Effectiveness Training (L.E.T.). These books have sold more than six million copies worldwide. He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize three times and was a consultant to the White House Conference on Children. Dr. Gordon founded Gordon Training International (www.gordontraining.com), a human relations training organization with programs for parents, teachers, and businesspeople. Gordon Training International is based in Solana Beach, California, and has representatives in more than thirty countries around the world.