About the Author
Paul R. Stasiewicz, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist as well as senior research scientist and director of the Addiction Treatment Services outpatient clinic at the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions. His research, funded by the National Institutes of Health, focuses on the development of novel behavioral therapies for alcohol use disorders. Clara M. Bradizza, PhD, is a senior research scientist at the Research Institute on Addictions and a research scientist in the Department of Family Medicine at the University at Buffalo. Her research, funded by the NIH, includes the development of innovative affect-based interventions for both alcohol and smoking. Dr. Bradizza is a member of the University at Buffalo (UB) Institutional Review Board and is a grant reviewer at the National Institutes of Health. Kim S. Slosman, MS, LMHC, is a clinical research project director at the Research Institute on Addictions at the University at Buffalo with more than 20 years of clinical practice and supervision experience in mental health and addiction. She also has experience delivering manualized treatments and served as a therapist on four previous clinical trials involving emotion regulation training for substance abusing clients.