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John Mopper, LAC
John is Therapist with Blueprint Mental Health, where he primarily treats adolescents and young adults struggling with depression, anxiety and personality disorders. John has a graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and was foundationally trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). In addition, John was a primary therapist on GenPsych’s DBT adherent team. Throughout his time on this team, he visited over 60 schools in New Jersey and conducted trainings for school counselors on the use of DBT in a school setting. In his free time, John enjoys walking his one-year-old Yellow Labrador, Toby around Somerville, NJ where he lives, cooking and checking out new restaurants.
Leah Campbell is a single mother by choice, after a serendipitous series of events led to the adoption of her daughter in 2013. Author of the book Single Infertile Female, she has perfected the art of dancing in the rain, scaring men away, and tripping at inopportune moments. Find Leah on Twitter @Sifinalaska and leahcampbellwrites.com
Shannon McCloskey Allain is a mother, writer and swimmer based in New Jersey. Her work has appeared in publications such as the literary journal Open Letters Monthly and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She can be reached on Twitter at Shannon M. Allain@Scribeswimmer.
Rachel is a freelance writer and a busy mom to three boys. She has spent much of her career in marketing research but has put this on hold to focus on her family and her passion for writing. She holds an honors degree in psychology and an MBA, and currently contributes to several parenting websites. You can find her on twitter @Rachel_MCameron.
Sharon Fuentes is an award winning freelance writer, special needs parenting advisor, founder/editorial director of the free online resource Zoom Autism Magazine and the author of the book, The Don’t Freak Out Guide to Parenting Kids with Asperger’s. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or read her blog at www.mamasturnnow.
Leeanna Weideman is a freelance writer based out of Pittsburgh, PA whose life revolves around her three amazing kids, including a very spirited tween! When she isn’t writing, she enjoys hiking, camping with her family, and curling up with a cup of coffee and a good book. For more information on her work, please visit www.leeannaclare.com