Carolyn (Riker) Avalani, M.A., LMHC is a mental health therapist, writer and poet. Her latest book of poetry and prose, This is Love was published June 2018. And her first book of poetry and prose, Blue Clouds was published December 2016. Between sips of coffee, navigating life with copious writing and daydreaming, Carolyn has a private counseling practice and offers writing workshops. To find out more please visit her www.carolynriker.com, or find her on Facebook.