Allan Wade, Ph.D. is a family therapist and researcher based in Duncan, on Vancouver Island. Allan works extensively with victims and perpetrators of violent crime, including wife-assault, sexual assault and abuse, workplace abuse, humiliation, racism, physical abuse and armed robbery. As researcher, Allan is interested in the nature of violence and resistance, micro-analysis of face to face interaction (e.g., therapeutic interviews), and the connection between violence and language. Allan works closely with Linda Coates and Nick Todd, with whom he has published several articles and book chapters on Response-Based practice and The Interactional and Discursive View of Violence and Resistance. Allan teaches locally, nationally, and internationally and is Senior Faculty with City University.