Dr. John C. Rubisch is a retired school counselor with over thirty-two years of service in public education. Prior to that he was a caseworker for children and youth services and a residential substance abuse counselor. In addition to his three books, his creative efforts include a national award-winning video, Video Magic, and classroom counseling materials, Mill River Junior High. As a counselor his greatest sense of success came from assisting his students find their place in the world upon graduation. He was also coach of his school’s Model UN team which never failed to win an award in twenty years of competition. He enjoys reading, writing, swimming, playing the sax as well as swing and ballroom dancing.