Mary Kaufman Schwartz, author of the memoir "Coming Into Focus: From an Amish Childhood to a Journey of Many Choices." She chronicles her life growing up in a large Amish family and her turn away from the faith. It's a detailed account of Amish culture and an insightful perspective on societal pressures that affect the Amish.
Schwartz is a practicing psychologist in Akron. She studied at the C.J. Jung Institute in Zurich and the Gestalt Institute in Cleveland.