John S. Carpenter, MSW, LCSW works as a licensed psychiatric therapist in Springfield and Branson, Missouri. John obtained a B.A. in Psychology from DePauw University, and a Masters in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis, and was trained in Clinical Hypnosis by the Menninger Clinic. He has appeared on the popular TV shows Sightings, Encounters, the Montel Williams Show, Tineke and the Paranormal (Holland). He has been interviewed for numerous publications, including Omni, Time, USA Today Weekend, and Women’s World. He presented 6 papers at the prestigious M.I.T. Abductions Seminar in1991. John also served as the first Director of Abduction Research for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) from 1991 until 2000. He has produced 8 research DVDs of his investigations. Presently, he is an editor and board member for the on-line Journal of Abduction Research (JAR).