Sandra Conti, MS, received her master's degree in clinical psychology from Benedictine University. Conti is currently working with Guided Path Psychological Services in Palatine, IL, where she specializes in providing individual and group counseling for clients with substance abuse problems and mental health needs. Conti is a licensed clinical professional counselor and is a Zen student under Marsha Linehan Roshi, PhD. Previously, Conti received a masters of business administration from Benedictine and worked in the financial field. In addition, she was formerly a substance abuse counselor at Gateway Foundation's Aurora, IL, site.