I applaud Peterson for combining her expertise in the field of mental health with her extraordinary talent for storytelling. — Shawn Verdin, LPC, LAC; Program Director – Behavioral Health Unit

Twenty-Four Shadows  is now available!



Bizarre encounters and behaviors lead family man Isaac Bittman to discover that his personality has splintered into twenty-four shadows, or alters, thanks to the childhood trauma he’s repressed. Is his wife’s love strong enough for all of him? Learn more and pre-order Amazon (paperback and Kindle, and Barnes and Noble (paperback and nook).

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My other award winning mental-health-themed novels include Losing Elizabeth, Leave of Absence, and My Life in a Nutshell: A Novel.   PurchaseLinks circle for website 2

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HealthyPlace logoYou can also find me on HealthyPlace’s Anxiety-Schmanxiety blog; I’m a regular columnist and have new articles every Thursday. In addition, I write the feature article in the HealthyPlace weekly newsletter, and I’ve written dozens of other articles on various mental health/mental illness topics appear within the HealthyPlace website.

Have a minute or two? Check out these short previews of My Life in a Nutshell: A Novel and Leave of Absence. Then scroll down for book club information.

My Life in a Nutshell: A Novel

Leave of Absence

Leave of Absence and My Life in a Nutshell: a Novel are on Book Club Reading List! I talk about the novels and my background on their website. Visit BookClubReading.com, check it out, and even arrange to have me speak with your book club!

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