Dr. Joan Borysenko is a distinguished pioneer in integrative medicine and a world-renowned expert in the mind/body connection. Her work has been foundational in an international health-care revolution that recognizes the role of meaning and the spiritual dimensions of life as an integral part of health and healing.
Eloquent and inspiring, she is a credible bridge between faith and reason. Dr. Borysenko earned her doctorate in Medical Sciences from the Harvard Medical School where she completed postdoctoral training in cancer cell biology. She later returned to Harvard Medical School where she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in psychoneuroimmunology.
In the early 1980’s, Dr. Borysenko co-founded a Mind/Body clinic, became licensed as a psychologist, and was appointed instructor in medicine at the Harvard Medical School.
Her years of clinical experience and research culminated in a New York Times bestseller, Minding the Body, Mending the Mind, which sold over 400,000 copies. Author or co-author of 13 other books and numerous audio and video programs, including the Public Television special, Inner Peace for Busy People, she is the founding partner of Mind/Body Health Sciences, LLC, and director of the Claritas Institute Interspiritual Mentor Training Program.
One of the most popular and sought after speakers in the field of health, healing, and spirituality, her engaging and well-researched presentations are perfect both for professionals and for the general public.