Victoria Costello is an Emmy Award winning author of six books published in psychology, mental wellness, parenting and memoir. She is a featured contributor on the websites: psychologytoday.com, mamapedia.com, psychcentral.com and Yahoo Health & Wellness News. After co-authoring four books with medical and psychological experts, Victoria has two of her own titles releasing in 2011-2012. Using memoir and the latest findings from genetics, brain imaging and behavioral science she tells a far reaching, and yet intimate story that will resonate with anyone who has dealt with mental illness in the family in A Lethal Inheritance, A Mother Uncovers the Science Behind Three Generations of Mental Illness, forthcoming from Prometheus Books on January 24, 2012. Also this year, Alpha Books releases Costello's how to on writing a healing memoir. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing a Memoir goes on sale December 6, 2011.