Michael Gellert is a Jungian psychoanalyst practicing in Los Angeles and Pasadena. He treats individuals and couples and offers a Jungian Writing Workshop.
Michael was formerly Director of Training at the C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles and a humanities professor at Vanier College, Montreal. He managed an employee assistance program for the City of New York and has been a mental health consultant for the University of Southern California and Time magazine.
Michael was educated in rabbinic Judaism; studied theology at Loyola College, Montreal; and trained with the renowned Zen master Koun Yamada in Japan for two years.
He is the author of Modern Mysticism and The Fate of America (for which he received a letter of appreciation from Bill Clinton; and which was also given to Barack Obama by one of his advisors). He also authored The Way of the Small which was recognized by The Center for Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2007.
His new book is The Divine Mind: Exploring the Psychological History of God’s Inner Journey.
Julie Bjelland is a licensed psychotherapist and author of several books, including, Brain Training for the Highly Sensitive Person: Techniques to Reduce Anxiety and Overwhelming Emotions.
In addition to her private practice, Julie also developed and teaches innovative online global brain-training courses for the “Highly Sensitive Person” (HSP) trait; is a consultant and supervisor to other therapists; teaches workshops; coaches HSPs globally; and consults with parents regarding their highly sensitive children.
Recognized for her expertise in the Sensory Processing Sensitivity trait, she is a featured guest expert on Dr. Rick Hanson’s Foundation of Well-Being Program.
Her passion is helping people live their best lives and thrive. Julie also specializes in working with anxiety, communication training, self-esteem, and the LGBTQQ community.
Julie is an HSP herself and the mother of two highly sensitive children.
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