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Cherilynn Veland

Cherilynn Veland, MSW, LCSW is a self-advocacy expert and counselor with deep experience in women’s issues, stress, abuse and addiction. She is author of Stop Giving It Away: How to Stop Self-Sacrificing, and Start Claiming Your Space, Power, and Happiness, which is available now at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and wherever books are sold. Cherilynn’s tips were recently featured on "Good Day Chicago," Psychology Today, and, and Stop Giving It Away was named winner of the 2015 National Indie Excellence Book Awards, in the Women’s Issues category. Connect with Cherilynn at,, or Twitter @cherilynnveland.