About the author

Tammie Pittsley

Tammie Pittsley is an elementary reading teacher. She has lived with depression for more than 2 decades and has learned the hard way what works and what doesn’t in fighting this disease. With a doctorate in education, Tammie has the skills to draw on research and make the facts accessible to everyone. She managed to run a home daycare, homeschool her children, and complete her advanced degree, all while living with depression. Tammie lives with her husband of 34 years in Georgia and enjoys visiting her grown sons and their families. Her favorite activity is spoiling her grandchildren.