Joan Borysenko

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Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., is a graduate of Harvard Medical School where she subsequently completed postdoctoral fellowships in cancer cell biology, psychoneuroimmunology, and behavioral medicine. In 1987, her New Times bestseller, Minding the Body, Mending the Mind, described the program of mental and physical healing that she and her colleagues pioneered at a leading Boston hospital. She has authored or co-authored a dozen other books about healing, inner peace, and the spiritual journey, along with numerous audio programs and guided meditation CDs. Joan is also a licensed psychologist, a journalist, a renowned inspirational speaker, and a television personality. Gordon Dveirin, Ed.D., Joan's husband, is president of Dveirin & Associates, a consulting firm in organization and human development. His public and private sector clients have ranged from the Smithsonian Institution to the Women's Vision Foundation, for which he's currently developing a program on "Fully Human Leadership." In 2004, Gordon and Borysenko co-founded the Claritas Institute for Interspiritual Inquiry and its Interspiritual Mentoring Program, based on a lifelong interest in mindful inquiry and approaches to Presence. Visit www.claritasinstitute.com. Copyright © 2007 Joan Borysenko & Gordon Dveirin. All Rights Reserved.