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Foreword writer Laura J. Miller, MD, is a professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC), and associate head of its department of psychiatry. She is director of the UIC Women's Mental Health Program and winner of the American Psychiatric Association's Gold Achievement Award for innovative mental health services and the American College of Psychiatrists' Award for creativity in psychiatric education. Miller is also director of the Illinois Peripartum Mental Health Project. She has published over sixty articles and book chapters related to women's mental health and edited the book Postpartum Mood Disorders.
Pamela S. Wiegartz, PhD, was an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she taught courses on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and directed the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) clinic for over a decade. She is a certified fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and serves on the scientific advisory board of OCD Chicago. Wiegartz is also actively involved in clinical research and is a cognitive behavioral consultant on grant-funded projects related to perinatal depression management and self-care. A licensed clinical psychologist, she maintains a practice dedicated to treating individuals with anxiety disorders in the greater Boston area. She is coauthor of 10 Simple Solutions to Worry. Visit her online at www.anxietyandocdtreatment.com.