Thomas G. Kimball, Ph.D., LMFT, is the George C. Miller Family Regents Professor at Texas Tech University and the Director of the Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities. He also serves as a consultant with MAP and is MAPs Co-Clinic Director. Dr. Kimball has received numerous teaching awards for his courses on families, addiction, & recovery. He is the author of several peer reviewed articles on addiction and recovery and has consulted and presented on recovery related issues across the nation. He is the co-author of the book, Six Essentials to Achieve Lasting Recovery.