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Joan Borysenko, PhD, and Pegge Erkeneff

Joan Borysenko, PhD, and Pegge Erkeneff converse about the importance of spiritual guidance in health care settings.

Joan Borysenko, PhD, Harvard-trained biologist, licensed psychologist, and trainer and supervisor of spiritual guides, is a pioneer in mind-body medicine. She is the founder of Mind-Body Health Sciences, LLC, and cofounder and former director of two Harvard hospital based mind-body clinical programs. The author of fourteen books, she is an internationally renowned speaker, trainer, and journalist.

Pegge Erkeneff is a spiritual guide, author, retreat leader, and editor with Spiritual Directors International. She lives in Alaska, USA.

Questions this video addresses:

  1. Where is the interplay between healthcare and spiritual care?
  2. What do people who have life-threatening and chronic illnesses want to talk about?
  3. Why does Borysenko think that spiritual guidance is about being happy?


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