Dr. Maurer is a clinical psychologist and a behavior scientist with the UCLA Family Practice Residency Program. He received his BA from UCLA and his Masters and Ph.D from the University of Houston in 1972. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of medicine. His presentations o success have reached audiences as diverse as corporations, hospital patients and staff, theatrical companies, government agencies, and the US Navy. He has served as a consultant to Walt Disney Studios, the US Air Force, Canyon Ranch Health Spa, Habitat for Human, and BP. Dr. Maurer has appeared on ABCs 20/20 in connection with his work on conflict resolution. A Los Angeles Times article profiled Dr. Maurers seminars on creativity and change, entitle, One Small Step can Change Your life was published in the fall of 2004. It is currently available in ten languages. Dr. Maurer has won the Navys civilian award for his course on negotiation skills. He has published articles in medical textbooks on suicide assessment and male stress.