Joan Borysenko

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"Joan Borysenko received her doctorate in medical sciences from the Harvard Medical School and is a former Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is a licensed psychologist. Also a licensed psychologist, Dr. Borysenko was cofounder and former director of the Mind-Body clinical programs at two Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals, now merged as the Beth Israel/Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She is author or coauthor of 13 books, including The Power of the Mind to Heal and Inner Peace for Busy People, and numerous audio and video programs, including the Public Television special “Inner Peace for Busy People”. She has become one of the nation’s leading voices in the development of mind-body medicine and holistic spirituality. Dr. Borysenko also writes a monthly column, Staying Centered, which appears in Prevention Magazine. Co-founder of the Claritas Institute for Interspiritual Inquiry, she directs the Interspiritual Mentor Training Program (IMTP), a two-year certificate course in spiritual direction." [1]

Married to Gordon Dveirin.

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  1. New Stories Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed September 19, 2013.
  2. Hoffman Institute Foundation Advisory Council, organizational web page, accessed September 19, 2013.
  3. Sophia Institute National Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed September 20, 2013.