Dr. Steve Kuniak has been collaborating with the Geek Therapy community since its start 10 years ago. He is a licensed professional counselor, university professor, clinical supervisor and lifelong geek and gamer. Dr. Kuniak earned his PhD through his dissertation focusing on an exploration of the gamer culture and mental health variables. The data for this dissertation was gathered at PAX East. He has been published a number of times in mental health literature, interviewed on the topic of gaming and mental health, and has been incorporating all sorts of gaming, comic books, science fiction, and fantasy literature into his counseling practice throughout his entire career.