Dorienna M. Alfred, Ph.D. is a proud wife and mother. She completed her undergraduate and graduate education at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Ohio with a specialization in health psychology. The author is also a member of a local church in Columbus Ohio, and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She enjoys spending her leisure time with her family and friends, reading, scrap-booking, and doing Zumba.