Brenda L. Yoder is a licensed mental health counselor, speaker, Bible teacher, educator, and parent of teens and young adults. She has a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling and a bachelor’s degree in education. Yoder’s work has been published in the Washington Post and Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Reboot Your Life, and she has been a columnist for Ten to Twenty Parenting and Whatever Girls. A former high school teacher and middle school counselor, Yoder and her husband have four children and live in northern Indiana. Connect with her at BrendaYoder.com.