Category: Contributors & Presenters

Hathaway Barry

Hathaway Barry has worked with kids and served as a mediator—and she has done a lot of listening. Inspired by her personal experience and the turmoil of the planetary situation, years ago she began a whole new inquiry. The result is BOY: A Woman Listening to Men and Boys. Barry

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Larry Decker

http://www.sevenpillarshouse.org/assets/images/content/larrydeckerphoto.jpg Larry (Hafiz) R. Decker, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist. He has taught in various State Universities, worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs for 25 years, and studies Sufism through the Inayati Order. He is the author of The Alchemy of Combat, in addition to many technical articles on the treatment of combat Posttraumatic…

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Elijah Imlay

http://www.sevenpillarshouse.org/assets/images/content/elijahimlay.jpg Elijah Imlay’s professional background is largely in the field of clinical social work in various settings. He is a published poet (Monsoon Blues, 2011) who served in the Army in 1971–72. Imlay is collaborating with a composer to create the first opera of the Vietnam War. He has facilitated writing workshops for active duty…

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Angela Fischer

Angela Fischer, of Germany heritage, has led spiritual seminars and meditation retreats since 1982 and is the author of several books on feminine spirituality, the oneness of life and the healing of the feminine and the earth. She has followed the Sufi path for thirty years and dedicated her life and work  to taking care of…

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Denise Boston

Denise Boston, Ph.D., RDT, Associate Professor in the MA Expressive Arts Therapy Program at California Institute of Integral Studies. Her programmatic and research interests are in the areas of community-based initiatives and expressive arts intervention. As an Expressive Arts consultant, Denise has implemented multimodal arts programs with diverse populations, particularly African American children, adolescents and…

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Tobin Hart

Tobin Hart, Ph.D. is a father, partner, teacher, psychologist, and author. He serves as Professor of Psychology at the University of West Georgia. He is co-founder of The ChildSpirit Institute, a nonprofit educational and research hub devoted to understanding and nurturing the inner life of children and adults. His work explores consciousness at the nexus…

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Adrian Butash

Adrian Butash is the author of Bless this Food: Ancient & Contemporary Graces from Around the World (New World Library, 2013). He studied history and culture of the world at Fordham University. He lives in Santa Barbara, CA. Butash

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Robert Karp

Robert Karp is a writer, thinker and social entrepreneur informed by the social, economic and spiritual insights of Rudolf Steiner. Robert is the Executive Director of the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association and is the founder of New Spirit Farmland Partnerships, which helps organic farmers gain access to farmland by facilitating partnerships with social investors. Robert’s…

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Winona LaDuke

http://www.sevenpillarshouse.org/assets/images/content/winonaladukeimageSM.jpg Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) is an internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development, LaDuke has devoted her life to protecting the lands and life ways of Native communities. She is the Founding Director of the White Earth Land Recovery Project and Honor…

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Lori Hanau

Lori Hanau is a facilitator, advisor, community builder and founder of Global Round Table Leadership based in Keene, NH. Drawing from her background in business and the lenses of whole systems, humanity and collective wisdom, Lori works with clients to build healthy, collaborative relationships and work environments. Lori is the co-founder of the Mindfulness Practice…

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