Tom is a Retired Psychotherapist and a Developmental and Prevention Educator. He has taught courses on Adolescent and Young Adult Development at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for over 20 years. He is the author of Sexual Civility – The Hot New College Romance, a book on how to develop the capacity for real intimacy as a sexual being. During his 25 years as a psychotherapist and faculty he created an effective model for helping youth understand and navigate their own development. Tom is also an expert on Prevention and Treatment of Compulsions and Addictions.