Carole Owens received her doctorate from Yeshiva University in 1987. She is a licensed independent clinical social worker and a licensed marriage and family therapist. She is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, a certified member of the American Association of Clinical Mental Health Counselors, and a member of the New York Academy of Sciences. Her doctoral dissertation, “Clinical v. Psychometric Judgement,” is a study of comparative methods of diagnosis. She is a contributor to The Stockbridge Story and the author of The Birkshire Cottages: A Vanishing Era and The Lost Days of Agatha Christie. She lives in Massachusetts.