Beverly Engel is an internationally recognised therapist with expertise in emotional abuse, women's issues, relationships, and sexuality. She has been a practicing psychotherapist for thirty-five years, and is the author of 22 books, including the bestsellers The Emotionally Abusive Relationship and The Emotionally Abused Woman. Beverly has regularly contributed to O Magazine and Psychology Today, and has been featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Cosmopolitan, Ladies Home Journal, and Shape. She has appeared on national television and radio in the US and Canada, includingOprah and CNN. She is considered one of the world's leading experts on the issue of emotional abuse, as well as a pioneer on the issue, having written one of the first recovery books on the subject. She can be found online at BeverlyEngel.com or HealMyShame.com.