About the author
Dr. Shames has worked for over thirty years in the field of education and psychology. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Hofstra University; her Master's degrees with honors from Teachers College, Columbia University, and Queens College; and her Doctorate degree from Concordia University, Chicago. Dr. Shames has copyrighted her behavioral intervention program, BAP-SE (Breathing and Petting in a Safe Environment), to help individuals with anxiety. Readers can reach Dr. Shames at email@example.com.