About the Author
Dr. Valerie Allen, psychologist, author, and speaker has published fiction, nonfiction and children's books. Her professional articles have been published online and in magazines nation wide. She is a popular speaker and makes presentations for parents, educators, medical, and mental health professionals. She has taught students in elementary through graduate school and continues to offer theraputic support through her private practice in Melbourne, FL. She collaborates with other authors as a member of the National League of American Pen Women, State of Florida, Cape Canaveral Branch. She is also a member of the Space Coast Writers' Guild and cofounder of Authors For Authors. She presents writing workshops for authors and young and talented teens.