Allan N. Press, Ph.D, co-author with Lynn
Osterkamp, Ph.D. of
 Stress? Find Your
Balance has studied and taught
stress-management techniques for over 25
years. Their Computerized Stress
Inventory has been used nationally and
internationally by hospitals, wellness
centers, physicians, military installations,
employee assistance programs,
universities, psychologists and consultants
since 1984 to help people examine their
sources and symptoms of stress. Through
their research and consulting firm,
Preventive Measures, Inc., they have
compiled comprehensive data about stress
and coping patterns from thousands of
adults nationwide.
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Our Authors
Laurel Osterkamp has been a comedy
writer for Minneapolis performance
groups over the last seven years.  Her  
award winning novels have been
hailed as funny, intelligent, snarky and
poignant. She is the author of four
novels and two novellas,

Laurel currently teaches creative
writing to high school students, and
lives in Minneapolis with her husband,
son, and daughter.
Lynn Osterkamp is a social worker who
has worked in hospitals, hospice, and
as a long-term-care ombudsman. She
the author of two nonfiction books as
well as numerous articles, manuals
and national newsletters. She lives in
Boulder Colorado, where she works for
Boulder County Aging Services.

She is the author of three paranormal  
mystery novels featuring protagonist
Cleo Sims and set in Boulder,
Colorado. The first book in the series,
Too Near The Edge, won a 2007 IPPY
silver  medal. for Best Regional Fiction,
West-Mountain Region.