Gisele Lamontagne was signing her book at Michabou in Aylmer, April 1. Her new book is PhD in the U of Life. Ms Lamontagne is a therapist working with children and their families. She specialized in trauma and grief, moving into more generalized work. Before becoming a counsellor, she taught languages and was a freelance translator. She continues to write, translate, and run workshops. She renews herself from her high-energy schedule by going into nature and listening to the silence. She lives in Gatineau, Quebec.