Brenda Iliff is the author of A Woman's Guide to Recovery. She is also the Clinical Director at Caron Treatment Centers in Dallas, Texas. She has a Master of Arts in Counseling and a Bachelors in Chemical Dependency and Gerontology. Iliff is the author of numerous articles on addiction and recovery, and researches gender differences in recovery, older adult issues, food addiction issues and ongoing recovery needs. She has appeared on Good Morning America, Air America Radio and has had several appearances on public television.