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Joan Borysenko, PhD

Pioneer in integrative medicine and body-mind expert

Joan Borysenko is a distinguished pioneer in integrative medicine and a world-renowned expert in the mind-body connection. She has a doctorate in medical sciences from Harvard Medical School, is a licensed clinical psychologist, and is the cofounder and former director of the mind-body clinical programs at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

In settings that range from hospitals to hospices, theaters to conference venues, and boardrooms to houses of worship, Dr. Borysenko bridges faith and reason with the latest research, making her a compelling and inspiring speaker and writer. She is also the founding partner of Mind-Body Health Sciences in Boulder, Colorado and the director of the Claritas Institute Interspiritual Mentor Training Program.

The author of the recently updated New York Times bestseller Minding the Body, Mending the Mind, she is also the author or coauthor of 13 other books, including Inner Peace for Busy People (also a PBS special), It‰’s Not the End of the World, Fire in the Soul, Fried: Why You Burn Out and How to Revive, and The PlantPlus Diet Solution. She hosts a weekly Internet radio show, Your Soul‰’s Compass, for Hay House.