Dr. Carol Shuman is a behavioral
medicine psychologist, a former Registered Nurse, journalist, author and lecturer, community activist, and motivational
speaker. She holds a Ph.D. in psychology from Texas A&M University-Commerce and she has been certified by Albert Ellis,
Ph.D. as an REBT therapist, associate level, and clinical supervisor. She holds AEI certificates in child, adolescent and
family therapy and addictions.
is the author of Jenny Is Scared: When Sad Things Happen in the World, (Magination Press, 2003) for children and
their parents to work together to explore fears and reactions surrounding terrorism, war and other violent events. This book,
used internationally, has also been translated into Korean and Japanese.
Her recently released book, Kill Me Once...Kill Me Twice: Murder
on the Queen's Playground, the tragic story of the murder of young Rebecca Middleton in Bermuda, is also now available
has completed another book for children: It's Up to Me! Teaching Kids About Making Good Choices (in press).
Dr. Shuman has more than 30 years health
care experience including management of major health care operations in hospitals, prison and military settings, community
health, and psychological settings-both private and government.
A fulltime author, consultant, and speaker, Dr. Shuman is a member of the American Psychological Association, the
the Institute for Humor Research, the National Writers' Association, and others. She makes her homes in Gainesville, GA, and
Bermuda with her husband, Gary. Her son and daughter-in-law, Denny and Dawn, live with the cutest grandson ever, Carter, in