Leo J. Battenhausen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Relationship Specialist, Certified School Social Worker and an Employee Assistance Program Director in New Jersey. He has directed several mental health programs, worked in a state psychiatric hospital and a New Jersey State prison, and has presented numerous seminars, training programs and lectures regarding mental illness and its treatment. Battenhausen has been in the field of Clinical Psychology for more than 22 years and is featured regularly on nationally syndicated radio stations and shows discussing the social and psychological issues affecting Americans today. His first book, Defeating Depression: The Calm and Sense Way to Find Happiness and Satisfaction has won many awards in the categories of Self-Help, Psychology and Family Care, and it continues to help many people since its publication in 2011. Today, he directs a private practice in New Jersey, where he resides with his wife, Cori, and their 3 Saint Bernards.