About the Expert:
Dr. Patricia Papernow is a highly regarded teacher and lecturer and a psychologist in private practice in Hudson, Massachusetts. She specializes in issues in stepfamilies, remarried couples, and post-divorce parenting. Dr. Papernow is the author of Becoming a Stepfamily: Patterns of Development in Remarried Families (Analytic Press) which was the winner of the Nevis Award for best book in 1993. As well, she has written numerous articles and book chapters in both the academic and lay press on post-divorce parenting and remarried family life. Dr. Papernow is a board member for the National Stepfamily Resource Center.