Mary C. (Mimi) Dye has a B.A. degree from Wellesley College, an M.N. degree and an M.S.N. degree from the Yale University School of Nursing. Her career has included: Associate Professor and Chair of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Program at the Yale University School of Nursing with a joint faculty appointment at the Connecticut Mental Health Center serving as clinician, clinical supervisor, and psychotherapist on inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services; Clinical Director of the Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, Office of the Northern New Hampshire Mental Health Center serving as administrator, supervisor, psychotherapist, and clinician in emergency services; member of a professional delegation to the People?s Republic of China with the People to People Ambassador Program; Associate Professor, Rivier College, Nashua, New Hampshire; and consultant for the Nursing Department of New Hampshire Hospital, Concord, New Hampshire, implementing Orlando Theory into clinical practice. As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse she has been, and continues to be, a consultant and psychotherapist in private practice. She resides with her husband, David Dunham, in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.