Kathryn H. Gordon, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and the author of The Suicidal Thoughts Workbook: Cognitive Therapy Skills to Reduce Emotional Pain, Increase Hope, and Prevent Suicide. Prior to working as a therapist, she was a professor for ten years. She was recognized as an Inspiring Teacher for her classes about psychopathology, empirically supported therapy, and cultural diversity. Dr. Gordon is a mental health researcher who has published over eighty scientific articles and book chapters on suicidal behavior, disordered eating, and related topics. She blogs for Psychology Today and shares mental health information through her website, kathrynhgordon.com.