Foster Cline, MD

Dr. Cline graduated cum laude from the University of Colorado and earned his MD degree from the University of Colorado Medical School in Denver. He spent his medical internship in the Gorgas Hospital, a federal hospital in the Panama Canal Zone. He completed his adult and child psychiatric residencies at the University of Washington in Seattle.

His love of children and passion for changing lives give him a unique sense of clarity as he turns difficult and often confusing child development concepts into straight talk and answers for adults. He has served as a consultant to school systems, pupil personnel teams, and hospitals around the world.

As a gifted public speaker he is in high demand. In 1996 alone Dr. Cline presented workshops and seminars to professionals in eleven countries and twenty-three states. He has taught extensively for the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University, and other institutions of higher learning. The North American Council on Adoptable Children presented him with an award for Outstanding Contributions to Children.

Dr. Cline and his wife, Hermie, have raised three birth children, adopted one child from residential treatment at the age of eight, fostered three children and enjoy several grandchildren.


Jim Fay

Jim brings over 30 years of wisdom and experience in education, public speaking and consulting. He has become one of America's most sought-after presenters in the fields of parenting, positive discipline, and classroom management. With Foster W. Cline, M.D., he is the co-founder of The Love and Logic® Institute and co-author of the bestseller Parenting with Love and Logic® Jim has become a pied piper for parents, providing practical teaching and parenting techniques and encouraging adults to be consistent and effective in their efforts with kids

Fay has 31 years of experience in education, serving in public, private, and parochial schools in a variety of roles, including elementary education, art and music teacher, school principal, and administrator. Through working in a variety of education settings, including inner-city and suburban schools, Fay saw the need to structure the classroom, the schools, and the home in a way that would build positive relationships with children. The structure would teach children responsibility and self-discipline, while still giving kids the message that adults cared about them.

He is the parent of three children, one of whom is a school psychologist and has joined The Love and Logic® Institute. Fay has served as a consultant to schools, parent and mental health organizations, and the U.S. military.


Charles Fay, PhD

Dr.Charles Fay is a parent, as well as an authority in child, school, and family psychology, parent training techniques, and classroom management strategies. He provides his audiences with a unique insight into the benefits of the Love and Logic® philosophy, having experienced them as a child, a parent, and a therapist. Fay has taught thousands of parents and teachers how to successfully implement the Love and Logic© philosophy in their own homes and classrooms.

He has provided extensive psychotherapy and consultation services to children in schools, as well as inpatient psychiatric settings.

Dr. Fay is a specialist in child, adolescent, and family psychotherapy and classroom management techniques for extremely disturbed and disruptive children / adolescents and provides consultation strategies for teacher and school improvement.

Dr. Fay received his PhD. with highest honors from the University of South Carolina School of Psychology Program. He has also earned national certification from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).