Michael Southam-Gerow, PhD, has been helping children and families learn to process emotions for over twenty years, including the last thirteen in Richmond. He conducts research and teaches undergraduate and graduate students at VCU’s Department of Psychology. He is also the co-director of the Anxiety Clinic at VCU. His recent book, “Emotion Regulation in Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner’s Guide” is available in bookstores. He lives in the city of Richmond with his wife, two teen-aged children, and one very shrewd Collie mix.