Leigh Collins, LCSW has taught social work at California State U., Bakersfield. She received her MSW from Tulane in 1998, and is licensed in both Calif. and Louisiana. In New Orleans, she helped form the child & adolescent therapy program at Jewish Family Service, served as Director of Counseling at Country Day School, and developed several award-winning programs, helping families during divorce, and in teaching children nonverbal ways to express emotions. She has taught at American University in Bulgaria. Leigh has recently moved to Louisiana with her husband (Hohm Press author, Richard Collins) and their teenage daughter.