Elliott Ingersoll identifies as a Counselor Educator, artist and free thinker. He is a Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio and holds the titles of Professor of Counselor Education and “Distinguished Faculty Member” at Cleveland State University. He has worked with ego development since meeting Dr. Susann Cook-Greuter in 1995. In addition to ego development, his research interests include psychopathology, mental health diagnosis, psychopharmacology, and spirituality in psychotherapy. He has authored or co-authored nine books and dozens of peer-reviewed papers and book chapters on psychology. His latest project is educating people about the pharmaceutical industry especially where medicating children is concerned. His TEDxCleveland talk on this topic is at http://www.tedxcle.com/
Stacey Diane A. Litam is an Assistant Professor in the Counselor Education program at Cleveland State University and an Independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the great state of Ohio. As a counselor and researcher, Stacey specializes in topics related to human trafficking, human sexuality, and strategies to promote cultural competency. As a human, she is passionate about leaving the world better than how she found it and she works to incorporate compassion and humor into all aspects of her life. When she is not engaging in witty banter with Elliott on the Apply Topically podcast, Stacey is likely pursuing her next travel adventure, snacking fearlessly, drinking coffee, and/or embarrassing her small dog in public.