Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker, a psychology instructor at Northeastern University, and a psychotherapist. She is the author of the national bestseller 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, as well as "13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don't Do." Her TEDx talk, "The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong," is one of the most-viewed talks of all time. She serves as a parenting expert for Verywell and she is a regular contributor to Forbes, Inc. and Psychology Today. She was named the "self-help guru of the moment" by The Guardian. She lives in Marathon, Florida.