Dr. James A. Deutch holds a Doctor of Social Work degree from the Catholic University of America (1969) and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California (1961). He is a lecturer at the University of Hawai’i in the areas of parenting, marriage and family, and relationships. He also is the recent Senior Counselor at the Family Education Training Center of Hawai’i, a family-strengthening and counseling program located at the Manoa campus of the University of Hawai’i. Dr. Deutch is a Hawai’i-licensed clinical social worker. He is also a diplomate in clinical social work and clinical hypnosis and is a past president of the American Hypnosis Board for Clinical Social Work. He has been married to the former Marcia Ann Ellis for over 53 years. They have two children.