Tom Copeland, Ed.D., is a psychology professor and director of the Honors Program at Hardin Simmons University, in Abilene Texas. He has been teaching at HSU since 1994. He is also a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor. He is an elder and worship leader at The Mission in Abilene. He has been married to Lori, also a psychology professor and therapist, since 1983. They have two married daughters and one grandson.