Amanda McQuade Crawford, MFT #107854, Dip. Phyto., RH (AHG), MCPP, is a widely respected herbalist and Ojai-based psychotherapist. She is the author of popular books on women’s health including Herbal Remedies for Women, and contributes chapters to academic texts such as The H.E.R.B.A.L. Guide: Evidence-Based Dietary Supplement Resources for the Clinician, and Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health, among others. She earned her degree in Herbal Medicine from Britain’s College of Phytotherapy (Phyto is Greek for “plant”), and her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. Amanda has been a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists since 1986, is a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild, and presents at conferences and symposia for physicians, pharmacists, and natural healthcare providers.