My work is helping people do amazing things; to rekindle their imagination; to reawaken and renew the mind, body and spirit.
Through his extensive background in helping people through solution focused counseling, dreamwork, mindfulness, and nutrition, John has been instrumental in helping thousands of individuals improve the quality of their lives with his invaluable insights and methods for living an extraordinary life. (click on Counseling tab for more information)
John taught Jungian Psychology at World University in Ojai, CA where he met Elizabeth Kubler Ross, Raymond Moody, and Brian Weiss who have all written international best sellers. As a result, John helps clients in the areas of loss, grief, and spiritual psychology.
His distinguished professional background includes positions as Program Director for three Community Mental Health and Research Centers: Calabasas Neuropsychiatric Institute, Woodview Calabasas Psychiatric Hospital, and Camarillo State Hospital in southern California and Executive Director for two Traumatic Head and Brain Injury Facilities in Santa Barbara and Ventura, California.
He was a long-time instructor with the University of California Santa Barbara Counseling Certification Program where he taught counseling skills. For Santa Barbara City College’s Community Education Program, John taught psychology, self-hypnosis, dreamwork, imagination, health, wellness, and relationship classes.
Hundreds of professionals including physicians, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, licensed clinical social workers, and other health and mental health professionals have studied with John, attended his dynamic workshops and presentations, and been helped with his counseling modalities that integrate cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual pathways to wellness.
John has presented his life-changing work at colleges, universities, institutes, corporations, businesses, social services agencies, medical clinics, professional conferences, and spiritual centers in the USA, Scandinavia, and Canada.
He is the author of two self-help books: Love & be Loved: 8 Steps to Creating Intimacy & Finding the Love You Want; Returning to the Land of Oz: Finding Hope, Love, & Courage on Your Yellow Brick Road.
His repertory of presentations and workshops include:
Imagery & Self-Hypnosis for Health: Using the Mind & Imagination in the Process of Healing
Love & be Loved: 8 Steps to Creating Intimacy & Finding the Love You Want
The 7 Sacred Pathways to Health & Wellness
9 Extraordinary Insights from the Yellow Brick Road
The Secret Language of Dreams; Drawing Upon the Wisdom Within
You can contact John at firstname.lastname@example.org to organize workshops and presentations, and to add yourself to his mailing list.
John is a Featured Speaker for BigSpeak in Santa Barbara