Dr. Larry Decker is a clinical psychologist in Southern California who has specialized in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and combat trauma having counseled war veterans for 34 years. Earlier he was a clinical supervisor with the Department of Veterans Affairs Readjustment Counseling Service or Vet Center. Dr. Decker has been a tenured professor at California State University and holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Arizona. He has authored papers on the treatment of trauma from a spiritual perspective for the Journal of Humanistic Psychology and conducts workshops on treating war trauma. Larry’s most recent book is “The Alchemy of Combat: A Guide for Therapists, Family, Friends Loved Ones and Others Who Care” which undertakes a spiritual perspective in treating combat-related disorders based upon his decades of counseling veterans and his spiritual background in Sufism since 1973.