Ted Wolgamot has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He served as a Catholic priest for 20 years and left active ministry in full communion with the Church. As a psychologist, he has worked both in private practice and with a large Christian mental health group. A specialist in the field of Addiction, Dr. Wolgamot worked for three years at The Betty Ford Center in California, ran a program for the families of addicts for 17 years in Peoria, and has been certified in the areas of alcohol/drugs, gambling, and sexual addiction. Retired after 46 years as a professional, Dr. Wolgamot continues to give public presentations in the fields of spirituality, psychology and addiction. He also publishes a weekly Sunday Reflection based on the Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday, and is published monthly by Celebration, a sister publication of The National Catholic Reporter.