About the Author


About the Author Dr. Patrice Paul

Dr. Paul earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology and completed her clinical internship at the University of Chicago Hospitals.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist with experience in assessment and therapy, specializing in children and adolescents in both private and university-based hospital settings.  Along with her clinical work, she has extensive experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses as well as publishing and presenting research related to the fields of counseling and psychology.  She decided to use this knowledge as a vehicle for writing personal-growth oriented fiction aimed at the middle-school and young adult population.

She has also served as a guest speaker for various parent, teacher, and student groups.  She is available to speak on a wide range of topics, some of which are listed below. Please contact Dr. Paul through this website for a complete list of topics or to schedule a talk.

  1. Bullying/Cyberbullying

  2. Transitions to Middle School

  3. Transitions to High School

  4. Transitions to College

  5. Careers in Mental Health (for high school students)

  6. Careers in Psychology (for high school psychology students)

  7. Careers in Neuropsychology (for high school psychology students)

  8. Inspiring Young Authors (for middle school students)

  9. Helping Your Child Succeed At Home (topics: AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Oppositional Behaviors)

  10. Helping Your Student Succeed in the Classroom (topics: AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Oppositional Behaviors)


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