For 25 years Tony was a professional market researcher, rising to Research Director where he managed strategic studies for Fortune 500 companies. Specializing in analysis and report writing, Tony has made presentations to numerous corporate clients and has spoken at conferences and seminars. Having twice suffered long bouts of clinical depression, Tony's health required a career change to a more open and flexible position. Currently he is an adjunct instructor and tutor in social science at several colleges. He also serves as a part-time peer educator, training mental health consumers in principles of wellness and recovery. He writes about his life altering experiences with depression for journals and websites. A father of three, Tony has an MA in sociology from Brown University and lives in Fair Haven, NJ.