Lisa M. Schab, L.C.S.W. is a licensed clinical social worker with a private counseling practice in the greater Chicago, IL, area. She has authored seventeen self-help books and workbooks for children, teens, and adults, including Writing It Out: Self-Awareness and Self-Help Through Journaling, The Anxiety Workbook for Teens, and The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens. She has written and taught professional training courses on The Use of Journaling As An Adjunct to Therapy, as well as journaling workshops for the general public. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).