William Peters, MEd, MFT, is founder and director of the Shared Crossing Project, a nonprofit that works to raise awareness and educate people about the profound and healing experiences that are possible for the dying and their loved ones. As director of the Shared Crossing Research Initiative, Peters conducts workshops, presents nationally on his research, and offers Shared Crossing workshops.
Peters brings 15 years as a licensed psychotherapist specializing in grief, bereavement, and psychospiritual development. He integrates Eastern and Western contemplative practices in his work with clients. He has an Masters of Education degree in group dynamics from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and an Masters degree in Iintegral counseling psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies.
Peters has served as a hospice worker at the San Francisco Zen Hospice and is a Brian Weiss certified past-life regression therapist.
William Peters has had two near death experiences that inform his work in death, dying, and the afterlife. The first experience was in a skiing accident 1979 and the second in a hospital ICU in 1992. As a hospice worker he also had various shared death experiences.