Ruth Cooper is a retired Canadian counselor who holds a Bachelor of Social Work from King's College, London. She spent the last 10 years of her career working with dementia clients and their families in a mental health hospital. She has also worked in the women's shelter system and private practice. Ruth is a lifetime member of the Spiritualist Church of London, Canada, where she learned a great deal from the Rev. Irene Perkins and other teachers with whom she sat in meditation circles twice weekly. She has been on a spiritual path all her life. She lives full-time in her 5th wheel with husband, Ralph Hooper, dividing her year between Canada in summer and the southern U.S. in winter. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.