About The Authors

Jessica Alexander


Jessica Alexander is an American author, columnist, speaker and cultural researcher. She graduated with a B.S in Psychology and has always been passionate about cultural differences. She writes for the Huffington Post, The Copenhagen Post and The Local Denmark. She has been married to a Dane for over 15 years, speaks four languages and lives with her husband and two children in Europe.

Iben Sandahl


Iben Dissing Sandahl is a licensed narrative psychotherapist MPF, author, teacher and speaker with her own private practice just outside of Copenhagen. She specializes in counseling families and children. Originally trained as a teacher, she worked for 10 years in the Danish school system before earning her degree in narrative psychotherapy. She is very passionate about her work and writes for Psychology Today, LVBX and Motherly. She is regularly quoted in magazines and newspapers all over the world for her expert opinion. She is a wife and mother of two girls, Ida and Julie.