John Amodeo, Ph.D., MFT, is author of Dancing with Fire: A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships, which won the Spirituality and Practice Award as one of the best spiritual books of 2013. It also won the 2014 Silver Independent Publisher Book Award in the relationship category. The book bridges the gap between the quiet depths of spiritual practice with our longing for intimate relationships. His other books include The Authentic Heart and Love & Betrayal. He co-authored with Dr. Sue Johnson a chapter on EFT and Buddhism in The Emotionally Focused Casebook. He has been a licensed marriage and family therapist for thirty-five years in the San Francisco Bay area and has lectured at universities and led workshops internationally. He is an adjunct faculty member of Meridian University and was a writer and contributing editor for Yoga Journal for ten years. He has appeared as a media guest on CNN, Donahue, and New Dimensions Radio.