Carmen Renee Berry, MSW, is a New York Times Bestselling Author who has authored 24 books under her own name and has been the ghost writer and executive editor for 12 books. Her books have been published with HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and other independent publishers. Carmen has been featured in Newsweek, USA Today, People Magazineand hundreds of newspaper and online news outlets. She has appeared on national media programs such as Oprah, Gayle King, Sally Jesse Rafael, Montel and other national and local shows on CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS and cable networks. She holds a Master Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California and a Master Degree in Social Sciences from Northern Arizona University.