Dr. Martha Heineman Pieper is an author and psychotherapist in private practice in Chicago. She and her husband, William J. Pieper, M.D., developed the Smart Love approach and its underlying theory of psychology and philosophy of mind, Intrapsychic Humanism. They co-authored Smart Love: The Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Regulating and Enjoying your Child, Intrapsychic Humanism: An Introduction to a Comprehensive Psychology and Philosophy of Mind, Addicted to Unhappiness, and two compilations of parenting Q & A’s previously published in Chicago Parent. Dr. Pieper writes and publishes children’s picture books. Her first book, Mommy, Daddy, I Had a Bad Dream! won numerous awards. She also provides consultation to mental health professionals and agencies that work with children. Dr. Pieper received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Radcliffe College.