Richard Brozovich, PhD, is a certified school psychologist and licensed psychologist in the state of Michigan. He has worked with children in schools and private practice for more than forty years. Brozovich has a special interest in anxious and shy children and has extensive experience with children who are selectively mute. He has authored and co-authored publications about children in foster care, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, and school resources. For the past ten years, he has written a weekly newspaper column about school-related issues and the field of psychology. In 2003, Brozovich was selected by his colleagues to be Michigan's School Psychologist of the Year.
Linda Chase, MSW, is an elementary school social worker. She has also worked as a psychotherapist specializing in children and family issues. Chase has co-authored books on the subjects of foster children and selective mutism and presents workshops for children and parents on various topics including life skills, communication, and problem solving.