Dr. Brenda Schaeffer is a licensed psychologist and a certified addiction specialist, and holds a doctorate in spiritual psychology. She has extensive training and experience in a number of psychologies, including (but not limited to) child development, sexual addiction and trauma. She has had further training in hypnosis, trauma, developmental psychology, transactional analysis, gestalt, sexual addiction and soul-centered, existential and transpersonal psychology. She is also the bestselling author of "Love or Addiction? The Power & Peril of Teen Sex & Romance
." She is currently director of Healthy Relationships, Inc. in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she conducts therapy, training and workshops.