Carla Long, Ph.D. has over two decades of experience consulting to and supporting elite military forces. She has extensive experience in assessment and selection of personnel. Dr. Long served as a psychologist in the United States Army, attaining the rank of Colonel. During her time on active duty, she worked primarily with Special Operations Forces. She deployed multiple times in support of combat operations and has supported several reintegration operations of isolated and captured personnel. After serving in a variety of assignments, she culminated her 26-year United States Army career as the Command Psychologist of United States Special Operations Command. Since military retirement, Dr. Long has provided specialized operational psychology consultation to the intelligence community and the Department of Defense. Dr. Long earned her PhD in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology. She holds psychologist licensure in Alabama and Florida.