About the Author
Sandra L. Brown, M.A. is the CEO of The Dangerous Relationship Institute A Relational Harm Reduction and Public Psychopathy Education Project. She holds a Masters Degree in Counseling and has been the former director of Bridgework Counseling Center, a multi-faceted mental health program for trauma disorders and psychopathology. She has provided program development for hospital inpatient and outpatient programs, designed and ran residential treatment programs for multi-pathological diagnosis clients, and worked in Domestic Violence and other outpatient settings. She has provided training and consultations to other therapists regarding treatment issues of psychopathology, trauma disorders, and pathological love relationships. She is the author of six books, including How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved and Counseling Victims of Violence. Liane J. Leedom, M.D. is Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut. She has a B.S. in Psychobiology and a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Southern California. She completed advanced training in psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA and Yale New Haven Hospital. She spent 10 years in private practice where she specialized in treating severe mood disorders in women. Liane is very concerned with the well-being of at-risk children, including those whose parents suffer from mental illness. These children carry genetic risk for mental illness and can be subjected to harsh environments due to the problems of their parents. She has authored three books including, Just Like His Father? A Guide to Overcoming Your Child s Genetic Connection to Antisocial Behavior, Addiction and ADHD. Liane also operates ParentingtheAtRiskChild.com, a web site in English and Spanish, that provides important parenting information to parents around the world.