Ellyn Bader, PhD
Ellyn Bader, PhD, is a psychologist and Co-Founder and Director of The Couples Institute in Menlo Park, California. She served on the Clinical faculty at Stanford University, Department of Psychiatry for 8 years. Over the past 30 years she has conducted professional training programs in couples therapy and has trained therapists throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia. She is a past-president of the International Transactional Analysis Association and a recipient of the Clark Vincent Award for an outstanding literary contribution to the field of marital therapy from the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Dr. Bader is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences. She and her husband, Peter Pearson, PhD, co-authored the books In Quest of the Mythical Mate: A Developmental Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment in Couples Therapy and Tell Me No Lies: How to Face the Truth and Build an Honest Marriage.