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 several online websites 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