Ian L. Pritchard, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist and the Vice-President of the A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems. He received an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Humboldt State University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Cincinnati where he specialized in Adult Psychotherapy and Group Dynamics under the mentorship of AKRI Fellow, Edward Klein, Ph.D., and past AGPA president, Walter N. Stone, M.D. He has published articles on group psychotherap and co-edited a book, Relatedness in a Global Economy (Klein & Pritchard, 2006, Karnac Books), on post-9/11 organizational consultations from a systems psychodynamics perspective. His post-doctoral experience was with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation where, after six years of state service, he retired as Senior Supervising Psychologist and Director of Clinical Training, to return to group relations work and his private practice as a Clinical and Consulting Psychologist in Reno, NV.