Robert Edelman is the CEO and Director of Clinical Services at the Village Counseling Center. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Master and Specialist Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1997. He has directed inpatient, outpatient and day treatment programs for children and adolescents related to sexual abuse and severe trauma. Robert is the Founder and Director of the Sexual Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program and the Trauma Recovery Program for Youth and Families which have provided specialized evaluations and treatment for over 3,000 children and families. Robert has presented numerous trainings and seminars in Florida and nationally on topics related to childhood trauma, the media's impact on child sexual development, sexual abuse prevention, child-on-child sexual abuse and adolescents with sexual behavior problems. Robert is also the author of the highly rated book, My Private Parts are Private: A Guide to Teaching Children about Safe Touching. When not helping children and families, Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and two children (Sophie and Jude), listening to music and creating abstract art and paintings. For more information or to contact Robert, visit www.villagecounselingcenter.net.