About the Author
Dr. Charney Herst is a psychotherapist with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology who specializes in relationship counseling. She leads group therapy sessions and conducts seminars for mothers of difficult daughters. She is married and has three daughters and two sons. She lives in Los Angeles and practices there and in Encino.
Lynette Padwa is a fifteen-year veteran of the West Coast book publishing industry. She is the author of Everything You Pretend to Know and Are Afraid Someone Will Ask and has been a freelance writer since 1991. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.