About the Author
Patricia Romano McGraw, Ph.D., is a psychologist who has provided individual and group psychotherapy to victims of trauma and abuse for more than twenty-five years. A former staff therapist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Community Psychiatry in Baltimore, she is a forensic expert in post-traumatic stress disorder and interpersonal violence and its effects. Currently in private practice, Dr. McGraw also lectures and presents workshops. She and her husband, Pete, live in Baltimore.