Harlyn Aizley received her B.A. in Sociology from Brandeis University and her Ed.M. in Consulting Psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education. Harlyn also has advanced clinical training from the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis and a certificate in Health Sciences from Harvard University. Harlyn has been a Clinical Interviewer and Research Diagnostician in the field of adult psychiatry for over 25 years. For 16 years, Harlyn worked as an Assistant Clinical Investigator in the Biological Psychiatry Laboratory at McLean Hospital. Her work there included exploring treatment methods for Major Depression and investigating the impact of mood and substance use disorders on neuropsychological performance. Harlyn spent 10 years working with Dr. Goldstein as an adjunct clinician on New England Family Study protocols before joining the team full-time in 2007 as a Senior Research Interviewer. Harlyn also is an author with a special interest in women’s reproductive health and alternative family structures. She has written two books and many magazine and newspaper articles on this and other topics.