Dawson Church, PhD, is a psychotherapist and integrative health-care specialist and author of many books on healing trauma. He is a pioneer in the field of epigentics and a national leader and professional trainer in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), a modality endorsed by the Veterans Administration as an alternative method suitable for work with veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He is also the founding director of the Iraq Vets Stress Project.
He is founder and director of Soul Medicine Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and research into science-based medical interventions that use consciousness and energy as primary modalities. He is also chief executive officer of Energy Psychology Press, which publishes the Energy Psychology journal and cutting-edge alternative healing and integrative medicine books.
A prolific author, Dawson Church has edited or authored more than 200 books in the fields of health, psychology, and spirituality, including The Genie in Your Genes, which has been hailed as a breakthrough in the field of epigenetics. Books on which he has worked have won more than two dozen awards, including Best Health Book (Independent Press Awards) and Best Science Book (USA Book News Awards), and his research summaries of the biomedical evidence for consciousness-based treatments provide the scientific underpinnings for this emerging field.
Church has also collaborated on articles with many of the leading voices of our time in the field of alternative and integrative healing, including Larry Dossey, Bernie Siegel, Caroline Myss, Joan Borysenko, and Christiane Northrup. Dawson Church has been quoted in USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Parenting, and he has appeared on CNN and other national media.