About the author
Lori Gottlieb is an American writer and psychotherapist. She writes for the weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column for the Atlantic. She was born in Los Angeles and attended Yale College and Stanford University. She worked as a commentator for National Public Radio and as a contributing editor for The Atlantic. She has written for the New York Times, Time, Slate, Elle, and Oprah Magazine. She has appeared on television and radio as an expert on mental health issues.