Cindy Collins’ first work, Born Under the Gaslight, is a memoir of her life living with Borderline Personality Disorder. Her memoir tells the struggle of being born into abuse, graduating to a life of a homeless, drug-dealing street racer to her recovery through dialectic behavioral therapy. As an author, she has been interviewed on the radio show “It Matters with Kelly Cordes” on WJON FM 95.3/AM 1240. She was a guest speaker on the Psychology of Victims of Crime & Violence for Dr. Jan Yager at Iona College-New Rochelle, NY. Born Under that Gaslight achieved #1 Best Seller in Personality Disorders on Amazon in the US, UK, and Germany. She is a current voice writing for Swaay.com. Her life has included various adventures ranging from training on a trapeze, starting a fire center for fire performers, and running obstacle courses with SWAT. From obtaining work as a massage therapist or a chef, her life has been in constant flux with new experiences. Cindy lives with her husband Darrin and their dog and cat. She hopes to inspire others battling mental illness.