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OUR AUTHORS (arranged alphabetically).

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Maurizio Andolfi
Child psychiatrist and family therapist

Maurizio Andolfi, M.D., child psychiatrist and family therapist, is Professor of Psychology at La Sapienza University (Rome), Director of the Accademia di Psicoterapia della Famiglia, Editor-in-chief of the journal Terapia Familiare, and Co-Founder of the EFTA, the European Family Therapy Association. He is an AAMFT Clinical Member, Supervisor, and recipient of the AAMFT Award for his Significant Contribution to Marriage and Family Therapy. He has been published widely in English, Italian, and several other languages.
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John C. Bader
Wellness advocate and consultant

John C. Bader is a wellness advocate and consultant specializing in spiritual self-evolution, meditation, and bio-energy healing. In his writing, he bridges science with spirituality and provides steps to encourage more mindfulness in daily life.
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Guillermo Borrero
Psychiatrist and playwright

Guillermo Borrero is a Pittsburgh psychiatrist and playwright. Author of several published plays: A la sombra del volcán (2007, staged in Bogotá), In the Shadow of the Volcano (2008), La muerte de la señorita Leonor (2013, staged in Bogotá under the name of Habitación 3.3.3.), and The Museum (1969, staged in Pittsburgh). His unpublished monologs include The Story of the Doll with a Missing Arm (staged in Bogotá and made into a film, 2014), Close your Eyes, Rudolf K., The Confession, and Sahrigar y la muerta.

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Juliet Bruce
Writer and transformational story practitioner

Juliet Bruce is a writer, journalist, and transformational story practitioner in New York City. In 1994, she facilitated a creative writing group based on the hero’s journey for a group of “criminally insane” prisoners in maximum security. Here, she recognized the healing impact of that mythic paradigm on men suffering from schizophrenia and PTSD. Out of this, she has developed and brought the practice of the transformational story to many hundreds of people faced with life’s trials and traumas – including serious illness, grief, and other kinds of traumatic and transitional experiences. She is also a consulting writer with the United Nations.
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Jill DeSena-Shook
Experienced recruiting agent, owner of Estaff Inc. placement agency in New York City

For over 17 years, Jill DeSena-Shook has excelled in the recruiting industry. Both temporary and full-time placements have consistently set her sales into the multi-million dollar level. Jill’s clients are a diverse mix of global law firms; Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, international luxury hotels, fashion houses, textile factories, and media corporations. As a recruiter in New York, she has met with and coached thousands of individuals searching for employment. She earned her Bachelor of Arts at Hofstra University and is currently recruiting in the New York metropolitan and Long Island area. Jill currently is the owner of Estaff Inc. placement agency in New York City. She is married and has three sons.
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Dhiravamsa
Thai Theravada Buddhist Master

Dhiravamsa was sent to England by the Thai Buddhist Monk Community (Sangha) in 1964, where he was appointed Abbot of the Royal Thai Buddhist Mission to Great Britain. A master in the Thai Theravada Buddhist Vipassana Meditation tradition, he has continued his teaching independently in Europe, North America, and Australia since the early 1970s.
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Louis B. Fierman
Therapist

Louis B. Fierman, M.D. and psychiatrist, was a colleague of Hellmuth Kaiser, having been his patient and then receiving supervision from him. As the person that Kaiser instructed his wife to give all of his papers to after his death for publication purposes, Dr. Fierman continued the work of this tradition and orientation, in his work and as the author of several books, including The Therapist Is the Therapy.  

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Gloria Fox
Retired psychiatric nurse, Classical pianist

Gloria Fox began life in a remote mining town in northern Ontario. She developed a passion for music at a young age and at 17 was accepted as a piano student at Juilliard. It was there that she met her husband, Sylvan Fox, to whom she was married for nearly 60 years. Although neither continued as a professional musician, music was always a significant part of their lives, as she pursued a career in psychiatric nursing and nursing education and he went on to become a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. His career and their desire for adventure led to their living in cities across the globe, including Jerusalem and, later, Saigon where he was the Southeast Asia bureau chief for The New York Times at the end of the Vietnam War. Gloria now lives in New York City.

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David Gersten
Author, psychiatrist, musician

The author practices integrative psychiatry and nutritional medicine. He writes from his personal experience, his work with patients, the wisdom of the ages, and the creativity of an artist. Mental imagery consultant to Rodale Press on 18 books and author of 300 published articles. He has consulted to the White House on alternative medicine, and is also an accomplished musician and composer.
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Mitchell Ginsberg
Psychotherapist, philosopher, teacher

Mitchell Ginsberg is a psychotherapist, poet, scholar, philosopher, writer, university professor over the past four decades (at the Univ. of Michigan, Yale, the American Institute of Buddhist Studies, etc.), and teacher in the Thai-Burmese Buddhist meditative tradition since 1975. Since 1982, he has had a private practice of psychotherapy in California, and is author of several books and articles in psychospirituality (theory of consciousness and psychological transformation).
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Rikke Goldhirsh
Author, psychotherapist, and counselor

Rikke Goldhirsh, Psy.D., is an author, psychotherapist, and counselor, with decades of therapeutic experience in private practice, in hospital settings, as well as in addressing psychiatric emergencies and providing therapy to those incarcerated in jail. Her specialties have focused on counseling on the issues of death and dying, and psychotherapy for survivors of childhood abuse and neglect. She is an animal lover and has rescued and adopted many dogs and cats over her lifetime. She has lived outside the USA and in various states within the United States.
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Martín Guevara
Writer and author

Martín Guevara was born in Argentina, son of Juan Martín Guevara and nephew of Che Guevara. Under the guise of a family vacation, Martín and his family fled Argentina and moved to Cuba, where Martín was expected to follow in the footsteps of his Revolutionary uncle. Not sharing his uncle’s temperament or ideas, Martín found himself in an impossible situation as a child and developed into a troubled adolescent who took refuge in alcohol and became a dissident in the country defined by the Revolution that his uncle helped to forge. Eventually Martín was turned in to the Cuban authorities by his mother and was exiled first to Argentina and then to Spain, where he currently lives as a writer, with his wife and son.
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El blog de Martín Guevara, ADN Guevara, and Havana Times.

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Kevin Scott Hall
Author and teacher of master classes in the performing arts

Kevin Scott Hall received his Master of Fine Arts from The City College of New York. He has acted in theater productions, done stand-up comedy, directed several nightclub acts, and taught master classes in cabaret performance. A songwriter, he has made three pop music recordings. He writes entertainment features for several publications. His first novel, Off the Charts!, was published in 2010. He teaches writing and speech at City University of New York. A Quarter Inch from My Heart is now published with Wisdom Moon Publishing.
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Hellmuth Kaiser
Psychoanalyst and psychotherapist

Hellmuth Kaiser received his training in the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute in the 1920s. There, his own analyst was Gustav Bally and his clinical supervisors were Karen Horney, Sándor Radó, Wilhelm Reich, and Hanns Sachs. He continued his analytic work at Berlin’s Sanatorium Schloss Tegel, directed by Ernst Simmel, cofounder of the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute. After the advent of the Third Reich, Kaiser fled Germany, living as a refugee for well over a decade, before being invited to join the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, modeled after the Sanatorium Schloss Tegel itself. Finding his theorizing no longer operating within traditional psychoanalysis, he left the Clinic and developed his own approach to psychotherapy, first in West Hartford and then in Los Angeles.

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Mary Knapp
International writer, speaker, mediator, and conflict analyst

Mary Knapp has 35 years of broad-based experience in health and human services, founding community organizations and developing and directing cross-sector and collaborative community partnerships improving the lives of women, children, and other marginalized populations.
She has been a weekly columnist for the New York Times Regional News Group, focusing on political, social, and family issues, with numerous feature articles published in newspapers and magazines.
A trained mediator, formerly certified in the General District Courts of Virginia, she holds a Master’s degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University and a B.S. in Mental Health from Georgia State University. She is a dual citizen of the USA and Sweden.
Mary is married to her high-school sweetheart and “the finest man on the planet”; together they have six children and four grandchildren.

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Agnes Lau
NLP and Enneagram Coach

Agnes Lau , B.S., M.B.A., is a Director, Trainer, and NLP & Enneagram Coach of Mind Transformations. Her passion and expertise is in coaching, personality profiling and complementary health, where she focuses on increasing one’s overall wellbeing holistically. She has been featured in Singapore’s magazines, radio and TV networks, and worked with many organisations including the Institute of Public Administration & Management, Armstrong Industrial Corporation Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank, Rio Tinto Minerals, Rohde & Schwarz Systems & Communications, and the Asia Business Forum. Earlier, she enjoyed a career in research in the civil service and corporate sectors.
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Anna Mascellani
Psychologist and family therapist

Anna Mascellani, Ph.D. (Psychology), Family Therapist, Teacher, Supervisor, and Deputy Director of the Accademia di Psicoterapia della famiglia (Rome), in charge of the Clinical Services of the Accademia della Famiglia Onlus (Rome), and a team member of its Couples Therapy Unit. She has co-authored with Andolfi two previous books: La terapia di coppia in una prospettiva trigenerazionale (2006) and Il bambino come risorsa nella terapia familiare (2007).
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Adrianne Miller
Social worker and family therapist

Adrianne Miller, born Yolanda López-Capestany, came to this country alone at the age of fourteen—a Cuban “Pedro Pan”—leaving her father a political prisoner under the Revolutionary government of Fidel Castro. Adrianne, who eventually reunited with her family, holds a Master of Science degree in Social Work with a specialty in Marriage and Family Counseling, from the University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky. She is a psychotherapist currently living in Portland, Oregon with her husband.
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Judith Larkin Reno
Counselor and founder of Gateway University

Dr. Reno, founder-president of Gateway University, had forty years of experience as a mystic, counselor, and teacher. With a Ph.D. in Psychology, Dr. Reno, embracing both Eastern and Western, ancient and modern, psychological and spiritual wisdom, offers here a singular blend of insight, presenting rare information from a lifetime of global travel and a wide variety of mystical traditions. As a spiritual cartographer, she has provided maps, models, methods, and mentoring for individual paths to enlightenment. She was a mystic who made spiritual technologies user-friendly.
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Andrew R. Sadock
Author, holistic energy worker, tall ship captain

Andrew Sadock has practiced holistic energy work in Chicago, San Francisco, and at Esalen Institute (Big Sur). Author and Captain-Owner of a wooden tall ship, the Red Witch, he is also a playwright and musician, having written a screenplay on real-time, real-life synchronicity and created three musical CDs (world jazz and ambient).
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Wendy Ruthroff
Published poet

Wendy was born in Yorkshire, England. She spent her riper years abroad, first in France and later in the U.S.A., and now lives in Devon, England. Wendy earned an M.A. in Creative Writing, is an experienced performer, and her poetry has been published in a number of anthologies.

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Barney Wee
Founder of Mind Transformations and NLP Coach

Barney Wee is the founder of Mind Transformations, an established training, consulting, and coaching company in Southeast Asia, specialised in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Enneagram, and Quantum Psychology. His expertise has been featured in Singapore’s newspapers, radio and TV networks. His ideas on NLP were introduced internationally in the NLP Now Telesummit and the Happiness at Work Telesummit. He is also an Organisational Development Consultant and has worked with numerous large organisations, such as the Basic Military Training Centre of Singapore, National Healthcare Group Polyclinics, DHL, DBS, Elsevier, Atos Origin, BBC Worldwide Distribution, and the National University of Singapore.
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Janusz Wrobel
Psychologist, psychotherapist, published poet

Janusz Wrobel, Ph.D., has worked at Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland), at American universities, and currently at Oakland University. He has a private practice as a licensed counselor and psychologist. He is author of Language and Schizophrenia, a poetry collection Four Seasons Here (in Polish), and other works. He is also a blogger. Dr. Wrobel is married with five children.
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Alphabetical list of WMP authors:

Andolfi, Maurizio
Bader, John C.
Borrero, Guillermo
Bruce, Juliet
DeSena-Shook, Jill
Dhiravamsa
Fierman, Louis B.
Fox, Gloria
Gersten, David
Ginsberg, Mitchell
Goldhirsh, Rikke
Guevara, Martín
Hall, Kevin Scott
Kaiser, Hellmuth
Knapp, Mary
Lau, Agnes
López-Capestany, Yolanda
Mascellani, Anna
Miller, Adrianne
Reno, Judith Larkin
Sadock, Andrew R.
Ruthroff, Wendy
Wee, Barney
Wrobel, Janusz









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