John  Amodeo, PhD

John Amodeo, PhD

John Amodeo, PhD, a licensed marriage and family therapist for over thirty years, has been engaged in Buddhism and spiritual practice for forty years. He is the author of The Authentic Heart and Love and Betrayal and was a writer and contributing editor for Yoga Journal. He is a Focusing Trainer and has trained in Somatic Experiencing for trauma. He lectures internationally on love and relationships and has led workshops at centers such as Esalen Institute, the Omega Institute, and the New York Open Center. He has been a featured guest on CNN, CNBC, Donahue, and New Dimensions Radio and has been interviewed or written articles for publications that include The Chicago Tribune, The Dallas Morning News, The San Jose Mercury News, and Cosmopolitan. With Sue Johnson he coauthored a chapter on EFT and Buddhism in The Emotionally Focused Casebook. An adjunct faculty member of Meridian University, he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit for additional information