David Fredrickson, MFT, is a psychotherapist and worked for 20 years with some of the most challenged and traumatized children and families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Currently he splits his time between volunteering and writing. He volunteers at the Alliance Health Project; facilitating HIV/AIDS support groups and training other facilitators in the peer support model. He’s an active member of Glide Memorial Church, one of the first churches to support safer sex education and comprehensive and compassionate care for those living with HIV/AIDS. He sings in the Glide Gospel Choir. David is finishing his first novel, the story of one man’s journey with HIV/AIDS told through the eyes of his dog.