Sharon Praissman Fisher is a board certified Adult (medical) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has published on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and serves as a reviewer for Health Psychology Review and Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica on mindfulness and meditation articles. She has a private psychiatry practice in the Baltimore area. She is also a wife, mother, Buddhist lay teacher, and a former RESOLVE peer support group host. She is working on a co-authored book about women having babies later in life.