FREE WEBINAR: Mythic Activism with Alliance Board Member Craig Chalquist Ph.D. -- August 28. (optional donation to help cover costs welcomed)

Summer 2013: Seeing the Shadow—The Importance of Depth Psychology in Leadership: Written Interview with David A. Laveman & Bonnie Bright for Depth Insights™. We need more depth in business! Please come share your comments and lets start a discussion.

Summer 2013: Want to offer your educational content on Depth Alliance? If you are willing to share a teleseminar, host the book club, offer a webinar, anchor a study group, or more...take our survey to qualify for our developing "Community Education" program on Depth Alliance

APRIL 29, 2013: Free Teleseminar: “Re-Inhabiting the Body: Authentic Movement as a Pathway to Transformation” with Tina Stromsted

APRIL 30, 2013: Free Teleconference "Creating a Masterpiece of your Life" with Thomas Moore


January 2013: Interview, Depth Insights Radio:
 The Roots of Mass Shootings: A Depth Psychological Look at Gun Violence in America--Bonnie Bright with Dr. Glen Slater as they discuss his article "The Mythology of Bullets" (Spring Journal Issue 81, (2009), "The Psychology of Violence)


INTERVIEW: "Big Mind, Big Heart with Roshi Genpo Merzel"
 - SHRINK RAP RADIO™ Featured Interview of the Month


Special Study Group: "Genpo Merzel: 4-Week Introduction to "Big Mind as Western Zen"
-- A concept rooted in Jungian Psychology and in Eastern Zen-- Starts March 2

bulletRuns through JanuaryJANUARY 2013 Online Book Club: "The War of the Gods in Addiction" with David E. Schoen online written discussion group. Also check out the weekly teleseminars with David Schoen--(See next)
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January 30th--FINAL in the series4-week teleconference series with
Jungian David Schoen
: "The War of the Gods in Addiction" for the JANUARY 2013 Online Book Club (Weds in Jan, 5pm PT/8pm ET). No pre-requisites. Join any week.

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February 1, 2013: Ancestral Influence in Psychological Healing and Transformation with Daniel Foor, Ph.D., MFT, SF Bay Area Hive Meetup & Speaker Evening

bullet12-16-12 "The Red Book and Cycles of Change with Jungian Analyst Robert Bosnak"--Shrink Rap Radio Featured Interview of the Month
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12-16-12 The December Alliance Newsletter is out

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2012: Online Book Club: "The Myth of American Innocence" with Barry SpectorREAD an excellent summary and review of the interview by Dr. Len Cruz of Asheville Jung Center

4-Week Master Teleseminar Lecture Series EXTENDED 3 more weeks! An Archetypal Perspective on Clinical Practice with Dr. Michael Conforti. Runs on Monday eves at 8pm ET from through Dec. 17.

 

11-17-12 "Reflections on The Animus Mundi" with Jungian Analyst Monika Wikman Ph.D., Shrink Rap Radio Featured Interview of the Month

11-25-12 NOVEMBER BOOK CLUB EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER  Insights interview with Barry Spector, featured author for the November online Book Club about how America became a culture of exile, and the ever-greater need for mythology, archetypal thinking, ritual and grieving. READ an excellent summary and review of the interview by Dr. Len Cruz of Asheville Jung Center

11-18-12 Special offer for Alliance members: Free graphics ($200 value) on any new web site ($349) from SpeedyBlogSetup.com. Expires 12/6/12.
bullet11-17-12 The November Alliance Newsletter is out
bullet10-4-12 The FALL 2012 issue of Insights semi-annual scholarly e-zine is out!
bullet9-19-20 NEW Strategic Alliance> AllianceJung Platform, and Shrink Rap Radio join forces to provide extended educational resources in and Jungian  Get more info/Download a Media Release here.

 

10-23-12 The October Newsletter is out!

 

9-19-20 NEW Strategic Alliance> AllianceJung Platform, andShrink Rap Radio join forces to provide extended educational resources in and Jungian  Get more info/Download a Media Release here.

 

9-22-12 The September Newsletter is out!

 

8-14-12 Interview: Out of the Shadows: A Story of CG Jung, Toni Wolff & Emma Jung--Bonnie Bright with Elizabeth Clark-Stern who reveals the rich archetypal dimensions of this historical triangular relationship between CG Jung and two remarkable women

 

 9-19-20 NEW Strategic Alliance> Alliance, Jung Platform, and Shrink Rap Radio join forces to provide extended educational resources in and Jungian . Get more info/Download a Media Release here.

 

SEPTEMBER Online Book Club: "Out of the Shadows: A Story of Emma Jung and Toni Wolff" with Elizabeth Clark-Stern (Now archived in the Book Club)


7-11-12
 Interview: Deep Blues: The connection between Blues Music,Shamanism, and Jungian
 with Dr. Mark Winborn, featured author for the August free online book club 

AUGUST Online Book Club: Deep Blues: Human Soundscapes for the Archetypal Journey with Jungian analyst Mark Winborn. Starts August 1. (Now archived in the Book Club)

 

7-25-12 The JULY  Alliance Newsletter is out

 

6-15-12 Audio Interview: "Marked by Fire: Stories of the Jungian Way" -- with Jungian Analysts/Editors/Authors Patricia Damery and Naomi Ruth Lowinsky for the July Alliance free online book club


JULY Online Book Club
Marked by Fire: Stories of the Jungian Way with Analysts/Editors/Authors Patricia Damery and Naomi Ruth Lowinsky. Starts July 1. (Now archived in the Book Club)


5-21-12
 Audio interview with Dr. Craig Chalquist: Terra: Earthrise, Mythic Image, and the of Place--Bonnie Bright with Craig Chalquist, Ph.D., educator and author of ReBearths: Conversation with a World Ensouled, the June selection for the Alliance online book club


6-23-12
 The JUNE  Alliance Newsletter is out


6-1-12 JUNE Online Book Club
 with Dr. Craig Chalquist and ReBearths: Conversations with a World Ensouled. Runs throughout June in an open written forum. Join anytime or read the archived discussion. (Now archived in the Book Club)


5-25-12
The MAY Alliance Newsletter is out


4-21-12
 Video interview: Jung, Osiris and the Secrets of Alchemical Transformation 
with Dr. Thom Cavalli, May's featured online book club author (Note: This is a large file. Please allow several minutes for download). OR just LISTEN to the audio interview with Thom instead

 

4-19-12 Audio interview with Dr. Darlene Viggiano on the Role of Dreams and Dream-like Experiences in Psych-spiritual Crisis. Darlene is leading a free study group on the topic in May 


5-1-12 Special Online Study Group: May 2012--
Study Group on the Role of Dreams and Dream-like Experiences in Spiritual Emergence Processes Led by Darlene Viggiano, Ph.D.--Runs through May, but Darlene has generously agreed to try and respond to any new comments that come in on an ongoing basis.

5-1-12 May Online Book Club with Dr. Thom Cavalli and "Embodying Osiris: The Secrets of Alchemical Transformation. Runs throughout May in an open written forum. Join anytime.  (Now archived in the Book Club)

4-27-12 The April Alliance Newsletter is out

April Online Book Club with Ken Kimmel and his book, "Eros and the Shattering Gaze: Transcending Narcissism" runs during the month of April in an open written forum. Join anytime (Go to the Book Club now)  (Now archived in the Book Club)

3-16-12 Audio Interview with Jungian Analyst Ken Kimmel, April author for the Alliance Online Book Club

3-18-12 The March Alliance Newsletter is out

Visit OPUS Archives & Research Center to learn about the 2012 Christine Downing Dissertation Fellowship for 2012

4-1-12 Audio interview for Insights radio with Safron Rossi, Ph.D., Director of Opus Archives & Research Center, home of the manuscript and archival collections of scholars including Joseph Campbell, Marion Woodman, and James Hillman. Join Bonnie Bright with Safron as she describes the 9 major collections at Opus Archives and how they inform the work of our time

2-21-12 Interview/*podcast for Insights radio with Gary Bobroff M.A.  Insights radio with Gary Bobroff M.A. on a fascinating topic: Jung, Crop Circles, and the Re-Emergence of the Archetypal Feminine. (35 mins)

2-12-12 Interview/podcast for Insights radio with Jungian Dr. Michael Conforti on his book Field, Form, and Fate: Patterns in Mind, Nature and Psyche for the March 2012 free online book club.

2-29-12 Join Astrologer Kathleen Burt for a 60-minute Teleseminar on Astrology, The Rising Sign, & the Second Half of Life-- February 29--or LISTEN LATER to the archive. Listen now to an Audio Interview with Kathleen.

 

2-22-12 The February Alliance Newsletter is out!

 

2-5-12 Listen to an interview with Jungian analyst & author Dr. Arlene Landau as we discuss her new book, Tragic Beauty: The Dark Side of Venus Aphrodite and the Loss and Regeneration of Soul --a new take on how the Venus/Aphrodite archetype manifests in our culture the role of Jungian analysis as a way to understand it. (Approx 25 mins)

 

1-18-12: Listen or Watch an interview with Jungian Analyst/ Author Dr. Erel Shalit whose book The Cycle of Life is the free online Book Club for the month of February. (34 mins) (All commentary is archived in the group. Feel free to join and read at your convenience any time all year!)


1-12-12: 
Listen to an Audio Interview with astrologer Kathleen Burt 
and Bonnie Bright at they discuss Kathleen's book, Beyond the Mask, the text for the free February special online Study Group.

 

1-5-12: Join the Special Study Group: Astrology, The Rising Sign, and the the Second Half of Life with Kathleen Burt--Starts Feb. 1 (All commentary is archived in the group. Feel free to join and read at your convenience any time all year!)

 

1-22-12: The  Alliance January Newsletter is out 

 

1-3-12: Interview: Bonnie Bright with Radio Show Host and Alliance member Jenny Sieck on Inner Voice Intuitive Hour as we discuss Alliance, the new Book Club, and much more.

 

12-17-11: Audio Interview: "The Shaman, the Capitalist, and the Self: The Story Behind the Story in Numenon"-- Bonnie Bright M.A. with Psychologist & January Alliance Book Club Author Sandy Nathan

 

Dr. Michael Conforti of Assisi Institute presented a 90-minute teleseminar on DREAM PATTERNING for Members of Psych Alliance. Click on the following link to listen to the recording: http://instantteleseminar.com/?eventid=17559453

The Institute for Cultural Change and Alliance have partnerned to promote greater awareness of --ecopsychological and cross-cultural issues. Read the Press Release here: http://www.alliance.com/page/news-press

LISTEN! Audio conversation between Lori Pye, PhD, founder of ICC and Bonnie Bright, founder of Psych Alliance as they discuss , Eco, current global events, upcoming conferences and the NEW ALLIANCE between the two organizations (from Feb 4, 2011, approx 24 mins). http://dl.dropbox.com/u/8263833/LoriPye-BonnieBright-020411%20copy.mp3

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2011

Neuroscience and Converge at the
March 2011 Workshop “How We Change the Brain to Change the Culture:
Facilitating Creative Consciousness with Art, Beauty, & Truth in Psychotherapy”
with Ernest and Kathryn ,

March 9, 2011 -  Alliance is pleased to announce their promotional support for the Institute for Cultural Change in the March 2011 workshop “How We Change the Brain to Change the Culture: Facilitating Creative Consciousness with Art, Beauty, & Truth in Psychotherapy,” led by Ernest , Ph.D. and Kathryn ,  which takes place in Los Osos, CA, March 18-20, 2011.

As the burgeoning field of Neuroscience continues its dramatic impact on the arena of by corroborating the power of transformation and changing the way we think and understand the concept of consciousness and the connection between mind and body, this workshop offers an opportunity to work in a close setting with two of the leaders in mind body healing and neuroscience of psychotherapy, therapeutic hypnosis, and rehabilitation.

Ernest , Ph.D., psychotherapist and pioneer in the psychobiology of mind-body healing and hypnotherapy, is an internationally renowned therapist, teacher, and researcher who worked with Milton Erickson for eight years and co-authored three classic volumes on therapeutic hypnosis with him. He is a Diplomate in Clinical and the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award For Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Psychotherapy by the Milton H. Erickson Foundation, the American Association of Psychotherapy, and The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He is a Jungian Analyst, the Science Editor of Psychological Perspectives and the author of 36 professional books and more than 170 published scientific papers in the areas of neuroscience, psychotherapy, dreams, and therapeutic hypnosis.

Kathryn L. Ph.D. is a Founding Director of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of the California Central Coast (MHE-CCC). She has edited, authored, or co-authored more than 15 books and 25 scientific articles. She is a Professor at the Neuroscience Institute for Psychotherapists of San Lorenzo Maggiore, Italy and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice President for The Ernest Lawrence Non-Profit Foundation for Psychosocial Genomics Research. Kathryn is a psychologist in private practice, a certified yoga teacher, and has spoken at major conferences, universities and teaching hospitals on such topics as experiential psychotherapy, yoga and psychotherapy, the PsychoSocial Genomics Healing Experience, mind-brain-body healing, hypnosis, brief therapy, and sex and couples therapy.

New startling research attests that art, beauty, and truth can turn on gene expression and brain growth during creative experiences suggesting our highest and most inspired states of consciousness can facilitate optimal gene expression and brain plasticity, while stress and trauma can distort and suppress it. In the upcoming workshop, Ernest and Kathryn will work intimately with participants to explain how and why changing our brain is vital to our quest for self-understanding and well-being and to train them how to change brain patterning for themselves and/or for clients. Participants will learn the 4-stage creative process for optimizing of gene expression, brain plasticity, problem solving, and mind-body healing. Ernest and Kathryn recently sat down with Bonnie Bright, founder of  Alliance, for a video interviewDetails/Registration for the workshop can be found athttp://www.instituteforculturalchange.org/events.phpRegistration is $195 plus lodging & and meals at Sea Pines Resort, Los Osos, CA.

The Institute for Cultural Change, founded and directed by Lori Pye, PhD, seeks to promote individual, ecological, and cultural evolution through the development of educational models that foster curiosity, imagination, personal reflection, and cross-cultural dialogue and to create and connect an impassioned global community committed to altering how we humans might relate to our self, each other and the natural world less destructively, to discover ways to interact in less violent, racist and sexist ways, and to work toward augmenting conscious change in a challenging world.  Alliance, founded by Bonnie Bright, M.A., is the first global online community for academic discussion, research, and development of ideas and views, allowing interested individuals to connect with each other, share their work, find and promote professional events, and to learn. In February, the Institute for Cultural Change and  Alliance teamed up to promote greater awareness of --ecopsychological and cross-cultural issues that impact the way we live in contemporary culture today.

View a small 1.5 minute excerpt from the video interview with Bonnie Bright and Ernest as they discuss Neuroscience, Creativity, and Consciousness

:  Alliance Offers Promotional Support for the Ernest and Kathryn Workshop, “How We Change the Brain to Change the Culture: Facilitating Creative Consciousness with Art, Beauty, & Truth in Psychotherapy” produced by the Institute for Cultural Change
Where: Sea Pines Resort, Los Osos, CA
When: March 18-20

Register: http://www.instituteforculturalchange.org/events.php.
More Info: www.ernest.comwww.instituteforculturalchange.org

www.alliance.com

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Contact:

Bonnie Bright: bonniebright@insights.com

Lori Pye: lori@instituteforculturalchange.org

 

Media Release 2-4-11
Joining Forces to Change the Culture:   
Institute For Cultural Change and Alliance
Partner for Greater Impact and Awareness

 

February 4, 2011 – The Institute for Cultural Change and Alliance are partnering to promote greater awareness of --ecopsychological and cross-cultural issues that impact the way we live in contemporary culture today.

The goal of this timely initiative is to increase awareness and opportunities to connect and work together, as well as to offer increased support to those who are studying and practicing in the fields of , eco and liberation .

The partnership comes at an important juncture as the Institute for Cultural Change ramps up plans for the exciting upcoming March 2011 workshop with Ernest and Kathryn . “How We Change the Brain to Change the Culture: Facilitating Creative Consciousness with Art, Beauty, & Truth in Psychotherapy” will take place in Ojai, CA, March 18-20, 2011. Ernest , psychotherapist and pioneer in mind body healing and hypnotherapy, will work intimately with participants to train them how to change brain patterning for themselves and/or their clients. It is a formal training for psychotherapists as well as a great opportunity to the general public to learn how and why changing our brain is vital to our quest for self-understanding and well-being.

Alliance will offer specially designated pricing generously established by The Institute for Cultural Change for the March event to members of its online interactive community and will continue to spread the word about upcoming initiatives through ongoing promotional outreach.

Alliance will support ICC’s March Workshop with Ernest and Kathryn , as well as additional upcoming events, including “These Women,” a June conference honoring eight stellar women in the field of —including Pat Berry, Lyn Cowan, Christine Downing, Nor Hall, Ginette Paris, Hendrika de Vries, Mary Watkins, & Marion Woodman. The two organizations kicked off the new alliance with an exclusive recorded conversation between the founders, Lori Pye, PhD, of the Institute for Cultural Change, and Bonnie Bright of Alliance where they discussed , Eco, events in Egypt, as well as the value of alliance and community.

The Institute for Cultural Change seeks to promote individual, ecological, and cultural evolution through the development of educational models that foster curiosity, imagination, personal reflection, and cross-cultural dialogue and to create and connect an impassioned global community committed to altering how we humans might relate to our self, each other and the natural world less destructively, to discover ways to interact in less violent, racist and sexist ways, and to work toward augmenting conscious change in a challenging world.

Lori Pye, Director and Founder, received her Bachelor's of Science from Texas A& M University, and her M.A and in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in from Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, California. As an environmentalist, Dr. Pye worked with NGOs around the world to co-develop the Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape Corridor. She has founded several international nonprofit organizations and worked in executive management with marine conservation organizations. She has also led international conferences on diverse issues such as Nature & Human Nature (2007), featuring James Hillman, David Abrams, Susan Griffin, Ginette Paris, Dennis Slattery, yn Merchant, Dick Russell, Rick Tarnas, Edgar Casey; and The Mythology of Violence (2008) featuring Thomas Moore, Chris Hedges, Melissa Farley, Sarah Husain; and most recently The Aesthetic Nature of Change (2010) featuring John Ehrenfeld, Andrew Beath, Ernest , Evans Lansing Smith, Hendrika de Vries, and James Hollis. Dr. Pye teaches Eco at the University of California in Santa Barbara (UCSB), Ecology Concepts and Applications for Eco at Naropa University, Human Ecology at Antioch University, and Mythology & at Pacifica Graduate Institute.

Alliance, founded in 2010 by Bonnie Bright, M.A., is the first global online community for academic discussion, research, and development of ideas and views, allowing interested individuals to connect with each other, share their work, find and promote professional events, and to learn. , developed from the work of Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung, explores the deeper parts of human experience through inquiry into the unconscious and the symbolic meaning of dreams, myths, nature, and archetypal patterns which affect how we relate to ourselves, each other, our culture, and our planet. extends to the disciplines of Eco, Cross-cultural , Neuroscience, Technology, and Media as these arenas increasingly impact the role of psyche and the unconscious in the world.

Bonnie Bright received a Master’s degree in at Sonoma State University, having completed her thesis on the symbolic nature of Colony Collapse Disorder, the mysterious disappearance of the honeybees. After a 15-year career in Marketing Communications serving clients in technology, media, music, software, and nonprofit, she is recently completed a second M.A in and is pursuing a PhD at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. Bonnie’s writing appears in the 2010 anthology, Rebearths: Conversations with a World Ensouled (World Soul Books). She is an active board member for AHBI, the Association for Holotropic Breathwork, and has trained extensively in the Enneagram, a psycho-spiritual personality typology system.

This new and exciting coalition enhances the strategic January 2011 union between Alliance and Assisi Institute, an educational center dedicated to the study and application of Archetypal Pattern Analysis founded by Jungian Analyst, author, and consultant Dr. Michael Conforti.

 

:  Institute for Cultural Change and Alliance team up to promote greater awareness of ecopsycological/cross-cultural and psychologies

 

Where: www.instituteforculturalchange.org and www.alliance.com

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Contact:

Bonnie Bright

bonniebright@insights.com

Lori Pye

Lori@instituteforculturalchange.org

 

 

Media Release

Assisi Institute and Alliance Announce Strategic Partnership

January 10, 2011 –Assisi Institute and Alliance are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to increase availability ofJungian studies and .

The goal of this powerful andtimely initiative is to provide increased opportunities forlearning, training, and connection among those who are interested in the fields of Jungian and psychologies and to better equip and support existing individuals practicing Jungian and around the world.

The partnership comes at an important moment as Assisi Institute prepares for its 23rd annual conference, “Transcendent Wonder: Peering Beyond The Veil” to be held in Assisi, Italy, July 12-19, 2011. Alliance will sponsor and support the Assisi conference (which features keynote Jungian analyst and author James Hollis, and internationally recognized artist Makoto Fujimura among others) as well as other upcoming initiatives through its online interactive community and through ongoing promotional efforts. The Assisi Institute is also offering Alliance members a 10% discount on tuition for the internationally recognized Assisi conference in 2011. The two organizations will kick off the new alliance with a complimentary teleseminar on C.G. Jung's Red Book offered Monday, January 10, 2011, by Dr. Michael Conforti, with details available on the Alliance "events" page.

Assisi Institute, an educational center dedicated to the study and application of Archetypal Pattern Analysis, with 20,000 members around the world, was founded in 1989 by Jungian Analyst, Michael Conforti, PhD. It is an international focalpoint for leading thinkers and groundbreaking research on therelationship between psyche and matter, the work of C.G. Jung, discoveries in the new sciences, as well as eternal truths of theworld's great wisdom traditions.  Featuring a 2-year certificate program in Archetypal Pattern Analysis, a 9-month certificate program in Dream Pattern Analysis and a series of educational teleseminars on Jung’s Red Book, the institute also sponsors a series of public conferences in Assisi,Italy, andBrattleboro, VT.  The non-profit arm of the organization, Assisi Foundation, was founded in 2003 to explore the connection ofarts, archetypes and the transcendent and to foster greater awareness of archetypal patterns underlying our cultural, socialand global systems through public programs, research projects, and publications. Assisi Institute will be launching a new and improved web site which features the partnership with Alliance in early 2011.

Dr.Conforti is an author,consultant, and pioneer in the field of matter-psyche studies, actively investigating the workings of archetypal fields and the relationship between Jungian and the New Sciences. Hehas been afaculty member at the C.G. Jung Institute - Boston, the C.G Jung Foundation of New York, and served as a Senior Associate faculty member in the Doctoral andMaster's Programs in Clinical at Antioch New England for many years. Dr. Conforti maintains a private practice in Vermont, where he also serves as a state-appointed advisor to the Board of Psychoanalysts. He provides his insights as a sought-after consultant to businesses,government institutions,and the film industry.

, developed from the work of Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung, explores the deeper parts of human experience through inquiry into the unconscious and the symbolic meaning of dreams, myths, nature, andarchetypal patterns which affect how we relate to ourselves, eachother, our culture, and our planet. Founded in 2010 by Bonnie Bright, M.A., Alliance is the first global online community for academic discussion, research, and development of ideas and views, allowing interested individuals to connect with each other, share their work, find and promote professional events, and to learn.

Bonnie Bright holds a Master’s degree in , having completed her thesis on the symbolic nature of Colony Collapse Disorder, the mysterious disappearance of the honeybees. After a 15-year career in Marketing Communications serving clients in technology, media, music, software, and nonprofit, she is currently completing a PhD in at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. Bonnie’s writing most recently appeared in the 2010 anthology, Rebearths: Conversations with a World Ensouled (World SoulBooks). She is an active board member for AHBI, the Association for Holotropic Breathwork, and has trained extensively in the Enneagram, a psycho-spiritual personality typology system.

:    Assisi Institute and Alliance team up to extendJungian and psychologies

Where:  www.alliance.com,www.assisiconferences.com

Contact:

Bonnie Bright

info@psychalliance.com

MichaelConforti
assisi@together.net

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