Mary E. Siegel, PhD, is a psychologist in private practice in Stamford Connecticut. She is coauthor, with Paul J. Donoghue, of several best-selling books and more than fifty magazine and journal articles on issues related to chronic illness, communication skills, and family dynamics.

Donoghue and Siegel are also consultants to corporations and organizations in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Their work has been featured on the Today Show, CNBC, Good Day New York, and in the New York Times.