Wendy K. Killam, PhD, LPC, CRC, NCC, is a professor in the Department of Human Services at Stephen F. Austin State University. Her research interests include students adjusting to college, wellness throughout the life span, issues faced by older adults, and issues faced by veterans and military families. She enjoys working with college students and, in addition to working as a counselor educator, has worked in student affairs.
Suzanne Degges-White, PhD, LPC, LMHC, NCC, is a licensed counselor and professor and chair of the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education at Northern Illinois University. She is the coauthor of three books that all touch on the ways in which relationships play out across the life span. These include her most recent book, Toxic Friendships: Knowing the Rules and Dealing With the Friends Who Break Them (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015); Mothers and Daughters: Living, Loving and Learning Over a Lifetime (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014); and Friends Forever: How Girls and Women Forge Lasting Relationships (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011). Suzanne has also coedited four books addressing clinical counseling practice and innovative counseling interventions.