Nicole J. Barrett (aka nstaeheli) is the author of 2 self-help books: Becoming Light (2012) and Becoming Love (2013). She is also a singer/songwriter with 3 released albums: Storybook (2003), All the Lights of Heaven (2007) and Tragic Romantic (2010). In addition to this, she enjoys screenwriting, writing poetry and blogging. She is a writer in every sense of the word. She has a Bachelor's Degreee in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Washington. Her day job is working as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and she has worked with various populations ranging from abused children and their families to veterans to the elderly. She has worked in many different settings ranging from working in people's homes to working in hospitals. Her interest include music, alternative healing, metaphysics, and film and video production but her passion has always been creative writing.