Pythia Peay is an author and journalist on psychology, spirituality, and the American psyche. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Religion News Service, The Washington Post, and elsewhere. A regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Psychology Today, she has received awards for her work from The American Association of University Women and Women in the Media. She is the author of America on the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American Politics and Culture (Lantern, 2015) and Soul Sisters: The Five Sacred Qualities of a Woman’s Soul (Tarcher, 2002). Her website is pythiapeay.com.