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I am a writer and advocate for individuals struggling with sociopathic personality disorder.

I identify with individuals who are struggling with antisocial behavior and support the development of treatment for sociopathy through the process of normalizing apathy and bringing awareness to an often greatly misunderstood personality type.

About

Advocate for Psychological Awareness

When I was in my twenties, I was diagnosed with sociopathic personality disorder. Shortly thereafter, I applied to graduate school where I earned a doctorate in clinical psychology.

Today I am working to expand the definition of sociopathy to include its status as a spectrum disorder. Sociopaths are not inherently evil people. We suffer from what I believe to be an emotional learning disorder, one which is both relatable and treatable.

B.A. · University of California Los Angeles
M.A. · California Graduate Institute
PhD · California Graduate Institute of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Sociopath
A Memoir

Named a most anticipated book of 2024 by Vulture, LitHub, The Guardian, and Cosmopolitan

A fascinating, revelatory memoir detailing the author's struggle to come to terms with her own sociopathy and shed light on the often maligned and misunderstood mental disorder.

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (April 2, 2024)
Length: 368 pages
ISBN13: 9781668003183