Tee Tyler, Ph.D., LCSW, is an Assistant Professor at Texas Christian University. His social work clinical background includes three years of experience as a primary therapist at a residential treatment center for at-risk-youth. There he conducted individual, family, and group psychotherapy sessions for the clients he served. He also directed the center’s chemical dependency program. Tee attended a social work doctoral program at the University of Texas at Austin. There he was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Academic Employee Award and the 2016 GADE Student Award for Teaching. His primary focus of research is on communication across lines of difference. He is currently conducting research related to parent-LGBTQ child relationships, social work education, and assessing interprofessional skills.