Ellen Biros earned a Master’s in Justice from the American University in Washington, DC. and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Georgia. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been practicing social work for over 20 years. Currently, she has a private practice where she specializes in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders, substance abuse issues, and emotional regulation problems. She also provides clinical supervision for social workers seeking their clinical licensure. Ellen is an adjunct faculty member at The University of Phoenix in the College of Social Services and the College of Natural Sciences and at Tulane University in the School of Social Work. She has been a national continuing education speaker and has authored continuing education seminars including “Emotional Manipulators and Codependents: A Recipe for Disaster," “Unmasking Manipulative Relationships: Effective Strategies for Countering Covert Abuse," "Personality Disorders: The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda," and "Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic: Effective Treatment for Cluster B Personality Disorders." Ellen has been married for 21 years and has two daughters.