Jean Shinoda Bolen, M. D., is a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, former professor of psychiatry, and an internationally known author and speaker. She is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a recipient of the Institute for Health and Healing's Pioneers in Art, Science, and the Soul of Healing Award. The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology presented her the Demeter Award for her lifetime achievement in women's spirituality. Dr. Bolen has authored over ten books with over a hundred foreign editions. Her book inspired The Millionth Circle Initiative (www.millonthcircle.org) and led to her involvement at the UN. She currently maintains a private practice in Mill Valley, California.