Roberta Temes, PhD., is a seasoned psychotherapist, hypnotist, and faculty member at the prestigious Downstate Medical School. She is the author of many books on psychological well-being, including the best-selling The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hypnosis, which is now in its second edition. From 1985-2000, Dr. Temes wrote the popular monthly “Ask Dr. Roberta” column for True Story magazine, and she has been interviewed about her work in Redbook, Allure, Brides, and other magazines. She regularly counsels guests at the Rancho La Puerta Health Spa and the Boca Raton Country Club, and teaches classes at The Learning Annex in New York City and Washington DC. She lives in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn.