Margaret (Peggy) L. Bloom, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Counsellor Education and Counselling Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a licensed psychologist, national certified counsellor (NCC) and elected fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Educational Research Association. Peggy is nationally recognized for her knowledge and expertise in assessment, DSM diagnosis, clinical mental health counselling, and counsellor education. She brings a unique interdisciplinary perspective to each seminar having earned graduate degrees in psychiatric nursing, counselling, and counselling psychology. She previously served on the faculties of Loyola University, Chicago, University of Memphis, Boston University, Overseas, University of Florida and University of Hawaii. Peggy has published numerous journal articles on assessment, diagnosis and counsellor education and presented professional education seminars across the world.