William A. Barry, S.J., entered the Society of Jesus in 1950 and was ordained in 1962. He earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan in 1968. He has taught at the University of Michigan, Weston Jesuit School of Theology, and Boston College. He resides at Campion Center where he is codirector of a nine-month Jesuit Tertianship Program and gives retreats and spiritual direction. He is the author or coauthor of more than fifteen books.