Amy Burns is an outpatient therapist and clinical supervisor for DePaul Community Resources in Abingdon and Cedar Bluff, Virginia. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health and substance abuse disorders in children, adolescents and families, with a trauma emphasis. Mrs. Burns has been an adjunct faculty member in the Psychology Department at Emory and Henry College, and provided clinical supervision for licensure. Mrs. Burns graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Radford University. Mrs. Burns is also a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Virginia, and a member of the Virginia Psychological Association (VPA). The VPA presented Mrs. Burns with the Frank Finger Award for the Best Graduate Paper in 2008, and she presented her research regarding characteristics of rural mental health practitioners at the 2008 International Conference for Counseling Psychology in Chicago, Illinois. Mrs. Burns is an avid reader and writer, and interests include urban fantasy, high fantasy, science fiction, and YA literature. Course: Principles of Psychology.