Francis Weller MFT, has been working with the emotional, creative and spiritual life of men and women for over thirty years. He is a community builder, author, teacher and psychotherapist in Northern California. He draws from an extensive background in depth psychology, mythology, alchemy, indigenous cultures and poetic traditions. His work embodies his love of soul, the arts, ritual and his devotion to bringing these into living and sustainable community. He is currently on staff at Commonweal Cancer Help Program, co-leading their week-long retreats with Michael Lerner. He has taught at Sonoma State University, New College of California and the Sophia Center in Oakland.