Portia Monaledi is a qualified counsellor. She holds an Honours Degree in Psychological Counselling, and has experience as a volunteer counsellor. She is a mother of four children, a first-time writer and is very passionate about addressing the psychological and emotional wounds that people have to deal with, especially through the loss of a loved one. She offers counselling in the most practical way, as she, herself, went through loss and survived the pain of losing her husband. She has learned to rebuild her life and live again.