Sharon Heller

Sharon Heller - Ghostwriter Tick

Delray Beach, FL, United States

A PhD psychologist, I am a ghostwriter and developmental editor specializing in self-help, mental health, and memoirs.

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Overview

"Dr. Heller writes clearly and often lyrically, as well as humorously" wrote Edward Hallowell, M.D. on the cover of "Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight (HarperCollins, 2002)."

I am a developmental psychologist and well published author of popular psychology books (HarperCollins, Wiley, Macmillan). These include a book on parenting, on healing anxiety and fear, on non-psychological causes of anxiety, and on sensory processing disorder. My books have been reviewed in Time magazine, Newsday, Psychology Today, the Washington Post, and articles written about them in Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and the Miami Herald among other publications.

I am especially good at organizing a book and writing it so it flows smoothly.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Parenting & Families
Psychology
Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Ghostwriter

Self-employed
May, 2013 – Present (almost 6 years)

I've ghostwritten over 100 books, primarily self-help and memoirs. Here is some of the feedback.

"Wow - Sharon was amazing to work with, and she delivered beautiful work. Her expertise, writing and professionalism was above and beyond. A true pleasure to work with. I recommend highly."

"Sharon is an absolute gem! Working with her is easy and enjoyable. Her skills and experience provide us the relief knowing that the end product will be amazing! Thank you!"

"Sharon is an incredible writer. She is professional, fast and thorough. Thank you Sharon for making the experience fun and enjoyable. Looking forward to working with you again soon."

Portfolio (4 selected works)

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight: What to Do If You Are Sensory Defensive in an Overstimulating World

Sharon Heller

In the publishing tradition of Driven to Distraction or The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing, this prescriptive book by a developmental psychologist and sufferer of Sensory Defensive Disorder (SD) sheds light on a little known but common affliction in which sufferers react to harmless stimuli as irritating, distracting or dangerous.We all know what it feels like to be irritated by loud music, acc... read more

In the publishing tradition of Driven to Distraction or The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing, this prescriptive book by a developmental psychologist and sufferer of Sensory Defensive Disorder (SD) sheds light on a little known but common affliction in which sufferers react to harmless stimuli as irritating, distracting or dangerous.We all know what it feels like to be irritated by loud music, acc... read more

The Vital Touch: How Intimate Contact With Your Baby Leads To Happier, Healthier Development

Sharon Heller

Using a lively array of anthropological and sociological sources, The Vital Touch presents a provocative examination of the reasons why, now more than ever, we need to make consistent physical connections with our infants and children.

Using a lively array of anthropological and sociological sources, The Vital Touch presents a provocative examination of the reasons why, now more than ever, we need to make consistent physical connections with our infants and children.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Conquering Fear and Anxiety

Sharon Heller

You're no idiot, of course. You know that monsters don't really live in your closet, the dark can't hurt you, and, statistically speaking, that flying is safer than the freeway you use every day. But when it comes to facing your own fears and anxieties, you feel like climbing on a chair and screaming you lungs out. Don't run screaming just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Conquering Fear and... read more

You're no idiot, of course. You know that monsters don't really live in your closet, the dark can't hurt you, and, statistically speaking, that flying is safer than the freeway you use every day. But when it comes to facing your own fears and anxieties, you feel like climbing on a chair and screaming you lungs out. Don't run screaming just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Conquering Fear and... read more

Freud A to Z

Sharon Heller

A lively guide to the life and work of the father of psychoanalysisFrom Anna O. to Zionism, this uniquely accessible A-to-Z reference presents a comprehensive overview of Freud's ideas, family, colleagues, patients, writings, and legacy. Mixing humor, passion, and knowledge, each of the more than 100 fascinating entries offers a revealing look at some aspect of Freud's world, be it a descripti... read more

A lively guide to the life and work of the father of psychoanalysisFrom Anna O. to Zionism, this uniquely accessible A-to-Z reference presents a comprehensive overview of Freud's ideas, family, colleagues, patients, writings, and legacy. Mixing humor, passion, and knowledge, each of the more than 100 fascinating entries offers a revealing look at some aspect of Freud's world, be it a descripti... read more

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