Mark Katz, Ph.D. is a clinical and consulting psychologist and author of Children Who Fail at School But Succeed at Life, and On Playing a Poor Hand Well, both published by W.W. Norton and Company. For over 30 years, Mark has served as the Director of Learning Development Services, an educational, psychological and neuropsychological center in San Diego, California. He is a past recipient of the Rosenberry Award, a national award given yearly by Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado, in recognition of an individual’s contribution to the field of behavioral health. Mark is a contributing editor for Attention Magazine, and also writes the magazine’s promising practices column. He has been a keynote presenter at a number of national conferences on topics pertaining to resilience and overcoming adversity, and has conducted numerous trainings for schools, healthcare organizations, and community groups working to improve educational and mental health systems of care.