Tracy Livecchi, LCSW, is a Clinical Social Worker in Private Practice and is the Mental Health Consultant to the Adult Congenital Heart Association's Peer Mentorship Program. Tracy is also the co-author of new book Healing Hearts and Minds, published by Oxford University Press. Tracy was born with a complicated CHC which has made it necessary for her to have several surgeries and hospitalizations throughout her life. She feels fortunate to be able to combine her lived experience with a meaningful profession that she loves. She is passionate about improving access to mental health care for all, with a special focus on individuals living with serious and chronic illness. Tracy lives in Connecticut with her husband and two daughters.