Author: Karen Zilberstein, LICSW

Karen Zilberstein, LICSW, is a practicing psychotherapist and Clinical Director of the Northampton, MA chapter of A Home Within, a national nonprofit that provides pro bono psychotherapy for individuals who have experienced foster care. In her latest book, Parents Under Pressure: Struggling to Raise Children in an Unequal America(Levellers Press, March 2019), she provides a candid look at how parents contending with poverty, illness, disability, or other constraints are expected to do so much with so little—and the price they and society pay. In recognition of the families who gave their time and stories to the book, all author proceeds will be donated to charities that aid parents and youth.

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