Dr. Binder received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1971. Before joining the faculty of the Georgia School of Professional Psychology in 1991, he had been Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia, and Research Associate Professor of Psychology and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University. In these faculty positions, Dr. Binder taught psychiatry residents and psychology interns inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy with adults and adolescents. For a decade, he was a senior researcher at the Vanderbilt Center for Psychotherapy Research. Dr. Binder also directed an outpatient community mental health clinic, as well as adolescent and adult inpatient programs at a private psychiatric hospital. Before returning to a full-time faculty teaching position, he was Dean of GSPP for two years and directed the Clinical Psychology Program for 7 years. Dr. Binder teaches courses on brief psychotherapy, therapy process and consultation/supervision.For the past thirty years, Dr. Binder's research interests have focused on learning processes associated with developing psychotherapy skills, the development of structured psychotherapy training modules, the assessment of psychotherapy training, and the intensive study of psychotherapy process through mixed-method single case analyses. He has given over 60 presentations and workshops world-wide and has over 40 publications, including two books on short-term psychotherapy that have received wide acclaim. A third book on this topic has recently been published. He has held office in regional and national professional organizations. Dr. Binder's contributions to the field of psychology have been recognized by election to Fellow status of the American Psychological Association, the Georgia Psychological Association, and the Academy of Clinical Psychology.