Laura susannE Yochelson first began writing stories and diary entries as a young child. After moving to southern California then being diagnosed with an eating disorder as a young teenager, Yochelson courageously opened up about her experiences in college. She went on to graduate summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in health promotion from American University in Washington, DC.

Yochelson’s first publication, the nonfiction book Sick: In The Name of Being Well, I Made Myself Sick, is based on her personal experiences with anorexia nervosa and healing. Her most recent publication, The Hole Clicks, follows a young woman’s quest to revitalize her heart.