My background is solidly planted in the scientific and education worlds. I hold a Master of Science degree in Education from the University of Southern California. My first career was in the military for 20 years; I am a retired US Air Force Major.
My second career was teaching electronic communications for 18 years at a California community college. My current third career is in the metaphysical and healing arts field, where I continue my research and writing in Sacramento, California. I am the Director of the EastWest Institute for Self-Understanding, which I founded in 1980.
Since my Near Death Experience (NDE) in 1988, I have had a deeper understanding of the body-mind-spirit model of existence while alive here on Earth. I subscribe to no religion, but I do have a strong spiritual belief that each one of us is a spirit driving around on planet Earth in a rent-a-body. I believe our present body is just a temporary physical body we use to learn in. (Click here to read about my NDE)
My profound and blissful NDE personally validated my work with Past Life Regressions (PLR). Since 1978, I have guided over 2,000 people back to memories of present and past lives. I started doing PLR's in 1978 after training with Dr. Morris Netherton, author of Past Life Therapy. I was a charter member of The Association for Pastlife Regression Therapy and served on the research committee. My interest in facilitating PLR's is to help people better understand who they are and to improve the quality of their lives. (Click here to read about some interesting Past Life Regression cases.
I am no longer accepting clients but remain active doing research, writing, publishing, and website building. Most recently my interests and studies have been in the field of evolutionary biology and evolutionary psychology as related to male-female relationships. Some of my other websites are these: http://yourpalmistry.com/hands_resources.html.
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