Teresa Cooper is a 30-something wife, mom, and teacher from Havelock, North Carolina. While she also holds a Master of Science in Education from Walden University, she has a BA in Psychology with a minor in Creative from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Having struggled with anxiety and depression most of her life and later having birthed a child with autism, she is passionate about spreading awareness and acceptance of mental illness and autism and has been writing for Embracing the Spectrum since 2011. She also writes for The Mighty, The Huffington Post, and The Educator’s Room.
Fun Info About Teresa:
Teresa was born in Oklahoma and grew up in a military family learning to raise stray animals. They left Oklahoma for places unknown where they won Yard of the Month for 12 straight months. Teresa now lives near the Crystal Coast of North Carolina with her strong husband and strapping young lads. When not writing bestselling novels, Teresa likes to tell corny jokes to middle school children.