Florida native Theresa Larsen graduated from Florida State University with a degree in elementary education and a minor in psychology. She taught school in England, Wales, and the United States for over twelve years. Her writing credits include a Welsh children’s book, an educational article published in the Cardiff Advisory Service for Education, parenting and mental health articles published on Yahoo, Psych Central, The Mighty, and in The Stigma Fighters Anthology Volume 2, and her award-winning memoir, “Cutting the Soul: A journey into the mental illness of a teenager through the eyes of his mother.”  Learn more about Theresa at