Aaron Kipnis, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and Professor Emeritus at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is the author of four acclaimed books, an international speaker, producer of an award winning documentary film and a produced playwright. Aaron has been an advisor to the Little Hover Commission on Youth Violence, Harvard Medical School, the California Youth Authority and many other organizations concerned with violence prevention.
His books include The Midas Complex: How Money Drives Us Crazy and What We Can Do About It (2013), Knights Without Armor (1991/2004) and Angry Young Men (1999); co-author of What Women and Men Really Want (1995), and contributor to many anthologies. His award-winning documentary film, AWAKENING (2006), is about how women in the poorest regions of Afghanistan and India are liberating their families from severe poverty. He lives with his family on Salt Spring Island, B.C.