J. Ray Rice, ACSW - speaker, author, and trainer is an expert in the identification, treatment, and resolution of unresolved abandonment issues. He is the author of Thank You for Loving Me! The Psychology of Abandonment, Healing, and Loving - plus, What I Must Give Myself...First! He has travel in 19-countries studying human interaction and the delivery of social services. He has trained nationally and internationally, including on cruise ships.

His blog and website contents over 40 articles and surveys about the psychology of abandonment and its effects upon the individual and society. Readers to these sites are from over 140 nations. Rice is available for lectures, seminars,  workshops, and consultations worldwide.