Stanley is a psychotherapist, author, lecturer, and former Director of Education and Senior Faculty member of New York's renowned Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy. With nearly 40 years of experience in the field of psychology, Stanley has developed a bold and unconventional approach to psychotherapy that has led to his most recent book, "Your Brain on Sex: How Smarter Sex Can Change Your Life". Siegel has taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Adelphi University, and the University of California, Berkeley. Additionally, he was the founding director of the Family Studies Center in Huntington, NY, and has served as a consultant to hospitals and mental health centers throughout the country. The creator and writer of the "Families" column for Newsday, Siegel also co-authored two popular books: "The Patient Who Cured His Therapist and Other Unconventional Stories of Therapy," and "Uncharted Lives: Understanding the Life Passages of Gay Men", both of which have been translated into 6 languages. His books serve as the basis for workshops around the country. Siegel has served as the review editor for two professional marital therapy journals, and his work with couples and families is the subject of two educational videos. Siegel's lifelong interest in art has included a period during the mid-1990s as the Dance Editor for Showbusiness, in which he reviewed and reported on the dance scene in New York City. Siegel created the popular sex column "Intelligent Lust" for Psychology Today magazine, which is now featured in this collection as well as in Psychology Tomorrow Magazine, for which he is Editor-in-Chief. It also appears regularly throughout the Middle East in FitNStyle magazine.