Dr. Turner is a professor of Psychology at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, CA, a specialist in chemical dependency and addictions, and a member of the American Psychological Association. He serves on the Ethics and Program Advisory Committees of VISIONS, Inc. He retired from Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Oakland, Ca. after 24 year of service as a staff psychologist, Director of Training and Assistant Program Director. He is experienced in community consultation and was voted one of the 50 most influential members of the Oakland/San Francisco Bay area for his support of community projects. He earned his doctorate in psychology from University of California-Berkeley Campus.