Jana S. Marzano has been a psychotherapist in private practice in Colorado for more than 20 years. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has a M.A. in Professional Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado, and a B.S. in Mental Health Services from Metropolitan State University in Denver. She has coauthored a book on vocabulary instruction published by the International Reading Association and has published a number of articles on topics ranging from classroom management to the role of the self-system in determining human behavior. Her areas of speciality include post-traumatic stress disorders, mood disorders, marital counseling, and substance and behavioral addictions. She works extensively with children and adolescents on a variety of issues.