Gary G. Taylor is a clinical psychologist who earned his Ph.D. at Brigham Young University and taught at San Jose State University before entering private practice as a psychologist and family therapist in Northern California. Brother Taylor has served as a counselor in several bishoprics and has also been a Gospel Doctrine Sunday School teacher and a high priests group leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dr. Taylor is the author of two other books, The Art of Effective Living and The personal Power Formula. Since his retirement in 1998, he and his wife, Melody, have resided in Hawaii. They are the parents of ten children.