Dr. Laurie Helgoe is an author, educator and clinical psychologist with a special interest in introversion and its relationship to mainstream culture. Dr. Helgoe is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Social Sciences Division at Davis & Elkins College. As owner of Book It! Literary Consulting, she enjoys helping writers prepare their books for publication. Her media experience ranges from book publicity to commercial modeling and acting. Helgoe also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division, in the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry.