Marcy M. Pusey, CRC, is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University. She completed her postgraduate counseling education at California State University, Fresno with training in the application of counseling skills to assist individuals with physical, mental, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities to achieve the best quality of life possible. She is currently a clinical counselor for an English-speaking community in southern Germany. Marcy's counseling work over the last twenty years has included children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. She has provided care through private practices, group homes, foster family agencies, community-based services, and wrap-around programs. She is the author of the best-selling book, Reclaiming Hope: Overcoming the Challenges of Parenting Foster and Adopted Children. She also writes for children with books such as Speranza's Sweater: One Child's Journey Through Foster Care and Adoption, Tercules, and award-winning According to Corban. She uses a decade of experience writing and publishing for children and adults to edit, critique, and coach other writers in their publishing, specializing in children's literature. You can learn more about her work as an author, international speaker, editor, and writing and publishing coach at www.marcypusey.com.