Nyasha Chikowore is a former Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) who has conducted individual, group, and family therapy, and provided classroom and school-wide prevention activities related to mental health. She works to encourage help-seeking behavior in an effort to destigmatize all kinds of help, including mental health services. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and plans to work with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples in the near future. She lives in Maryland.
Janet McDonnell is an illustrator and author living in the calm outskirts of the windy city. In addition to illustrating books, magazines, and puzzles, Janet has taught and written for children from preschool to high school. She gets by with a little help from her friends.