About the Author
Shannon Flynn has degrees in Psychology, Art Therapy, and Counseling. She works at the National Institute of Mental Health with adults with schizophrenia. She also has worked with other mental health consumers as an art therapist, support group facilitator, and counselor. Flynn has long been involved with NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) and has had a piece, "Musing over Medications", published in the journal Psychiatric Services. She contributed a chapter to the book, "Voices of Bipolar Disorder", published by LaChance Publishing, LLC. She now lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband and her cat.