Chiara Marrapodi is a clinical hypnotherapist who founded the The Society for Animal Consciousness and is editor of The Journal of Animal Consciousness. She attained her Bachelor of Psychological Science at the University of Queensland Australia with honors in 2009 and completed her Master of Arts Integral Health degree at the California Institute for Human Sciences in Encinitas, Calif. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. She is a 2015 Bernard Grad Emerging Scientist silver medal winner for graduate students and the 2016 Bernard Grad Emerging Scientist gold medal winner at the ISSEEEM Research Symposium. She also volunteers with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Oceanside, Calif. She is an animal communicator and is a conduit bridging deep heart-connections between humans and animals. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.