Gerald Corey is Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling at California State University at Fullerton. He regularly teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in group counselling and ethics in counselling. He received his doctorate in counselling from the University of Southern California. Dr Corey is a Diplomate in Counselling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; and a National Certified Counsellor. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology; and Division 49, Group Psychotherapy); a Fellow of the American Counselling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. He and Marianne Schneider Corey received ASGW's Eminent Career Award in 2001 and the American Mental Health Counsellors Association's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. He received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton in 1991. Dr Corey is the author or co-author of 16 textbooks in counselling currently in print, along with more than 60 journal articles and book chapters.