About the author
Dr. Lisa Damour was born in Denver, Colorado in 1970. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a PhD in clinical psychology, Dr. Damour started a private psychotherapy practice, which she continues to operate to this day. Dr. Damour is also a senior advisor to the Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University and she serves as the executive director of Laurel School’s Center for Research on Girls.
In addition to writing books, Dr. Damour publishes a weekly column focusing on adolescence for The New York Times.