Suzanne B. Phillips, PsyD, ABPP, is a psychologist who has worked with couples and with trauma for over twenty-five years. She is adjunct professor in the clinical doctoral program of Long Island University and is on the faculty of the postdoctoral programs of the Derner Institute of Adelphi University, NY, and the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, NY. She has published in the trauma field, trained professionals, and provided direct service to help civilians and uniformed responders cope with trauma. She and Dianne Kane created Couples Connection, a program used to help more than 400 firefighter couples recover after 9/11. She is co-editor of Public Mental Health Service Delivery Protocols: Group Interventions for Disaster Preparedness and Response. She is also in private practice in Northport, NY.