Stephanie Dowrick is an internationally bestselling author with many years of experience in a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches. For some years she had a small psychotherapy practice; more recently she has focused on leading workshops and spiritual retreats. In June 2005, she was ordained as an interfaith minister at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City. Dowrick lives in Sydney, Australia with her son and daughter. Her previous books include Choosing Happiness and Creative Journal Writing.