Abraham J. Twerski, M.D., co-author of The Problem Was Me, has been referred to as “Pittsburgh’s most famous psychiatrist.” After serving several years as a pulpit rabbi, Dr. Twerski entered Marquette University Medical School in Milwaukee, and completed his psychiatric training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. He has served as medical director of psychiatry at Pittsburgh’s St. Francis Hospital, and in 1972 founded the Gateway Rehabilitation Center for treatment of alcohol and drug addiction. He was the medical director of Gateway for 30 years, and is currently medical director emeritus. He is the author of numerous books on addiction, self-esteem and spirituality. Dr. Twerski collaborated with Charles Schulz, creator of the “Peanuts” cartoon strip, on four books. Dr. Twerski has lectured worldwide, in London, Madrid, Johannesburg, Australia, and Israel, as well as in many cities in the United States.