Dr. Alla Renée Bozarth is an award-winning poet, Gestalt therapist, and Episcopal priest. She is the author of twenty-eight titles of prose books, poetry collections, and audiotapes, including Hazelden's Life is Goodbye/Life is Hello and A Journey Through Grief, as well as Stars in Your Bones, Soulfire, Lifelines, Wisdom and Wonderment, and WomanPriest. Dr. Bozarth holds degrees in performing arts from Northwestern University and a certificate in Gestalt psychotherapy from the Gestalt Training Center of San Diego. Currently she lives near Mt. Hood in western Oregon, where she is the director of Wisdom House, a center for healing and spirituality.