Edward Shafranske, Ph.D, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology, Muriel Lipsey Chair in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, and Director of the Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University. In addition, he serves as Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Voluntary), School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, and maintains a clinical practice in Irvine, CA. He has published widely in the field of clinical supervision. His books include: Clinical Supervision: A Competency Based Approach (with C. Falender), Getting the Most Out of Clinical Supervision and Training (with C. Falender), and the forthcoming Supervision Essentials for the Practice of Competency-Based Supervision; he also served as co-editor of Casebook for Clinical Supervision: A Competency Based Approach (with C. Falender) and Diversity and Multiculturalism in Clinical Supervision: Foundation and Praxis (with C. Falender & C. Falicov). In addition to his work on clinical supervision, Dr. Shafranske has contributed to scholarship in the applied psychology of religion and spirituality, serving as Associate Editor of the APA Handbook of Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality and co-editor of Spiritually Oriented Psychotherapy (with L. Sperry). He serves on a number of editorial boards, such as Professional Psychology: Research and Practice; Contemporary Psychotherapy; and Psychology, Religion and Spirituality. Dr. Shafranske is a fellow of APA (Divisions 12, 29, 36), twice served as president of APA Division 36, and has been recognized for his contributions to the field of psychology by the California Psychological Association. Having supervised graduate students, post-doctoral clinicians and psychiatric residents, he strives to make theory and research accessible to the everyday practice of clinical supervision.