About the Authors
Frank DePietro, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and also serves as Medical Director for the Child and Adolescent In-Patient Program at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He is a highly respected child psychiatrist and neuroscientist who specializes in treating adolescents and children. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with his wife and four children.
Jacquelyn Lazo is a writer and editorial consultant for higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations. She discovered her passion for helping families develop meaningful relationships that improve the mental well-being of young children and adolescents while working with Save the Children and UNICEF, among other humanitarian organizations. She resides in Charlottesville, Virginia, with her husband and daughter.