Raymond Gerson has a master’s degree in psychology and more than 40 years of experience teaching self and career development. Career counselor, job placement specialist, and vocational rehabilitation counselor, he also has owned an executive search and recruiting business, and has conducted seminars in human resources and career development. He teaches college success strategy courses part-time and has a life and career coaching business. He is the author of five books including, Create the Life You Want. Dedicated to personal and spiritual growth, Mr. Gerson shares inspirational and practical ideas on these subjects in his writings. Making their home in Austin, Texas, he and his wife Bonnie are currently co-writing a series of children's books that raise conscious awareness, increase kindness, and develop character.