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Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA is a health psychologist and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and owner/editor-in-chief of Praeclarus Press, a small press specializing in women's health. Dr. Kendall-Tackett is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in both the Divisions of Health and Trauma Psychology, Past President of the Division of Trauma Psychology, and Editor-in-Chief of both Clinical Lactation and Psychological Trauma. She is author of more than 360 journal articles, book chapters and other publications, and author or editor of 24 books in the fields of trauma, women's health, depression, and breastfeeding, including Psychology of Trauma 101 (2015, Springer, with Lesia Ruglass), Depression in New Mothers, 2nd Edition (2010, Routledge), and Breastfeeding Made Simple, 2nd Edition (2010, New Harbinger, co-authored with Nancy Mohrbacher).
Dr. Kendall-Tackett received a Bachelor's and Master's degree in psychology from California State University, Chico, and a Ph.D. from Brandeis University in social and developmental psychology. She has won several awards including the Outstanding Research Study Award from the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, and Distinguished Alumna, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, California State University, Chico. In 2011, she received the John Kennell & Marshall Klaus Award for Excellence in Research from DONA International (with co-recipient Thomas Hale),and the Community Faculty Award from the Department of Pediatrics, Texas Tech University School of Medicine. Her websites are UppityScienceChick.com, BreastfeedingMadeSimple.com, KathleenKendall-Tackett.com, and PraeclarusPress.com.