Jeana R. Griffith, Ph.D. is a licensed Clinical Psychologist. She is an adjunct faculty member for Emory University School of Medicine and is a psychotherapist for Georgia State University Counseling & Testing Center. Dr. Griffith specializes in coping with chronic illness, depression, anxiety, and issues related to minority populations.Over the past several years, Dr. Jeana R. Griffith has joined with her husband M. Christopher Griffith, M.D. in the fight against childhood obesity. The Griffiths tackle childhood obesity through an innovative multidisciplinary approach that incorporates mental health, nutrition, and exercise. Their ideas focus upon obesity and the mental health needs associated with underserved and minority populations.They co-authored the book The Tale of Two Athletes: The Story of Jumper and The Thumper (available at Authorhouse.com), which is inspiring children and their families to live a healthier lifestyle.Dr. Griffith resides in Lithonia, Georgia with her husband and two children.