Marilynne Chöphel, MA is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has offered depth psychotherapy since 1990 and specializes in the treatment of trauma. She brings to her work a strong foundation in mindfulness meditation and yoga, both of which she has taught for more than twenty-five years. The healing process of Unfinished Conversation is inspired by her study of leading clinical treatments for trauma, as well as early experience working on a suicide crisis line, and as a therapist supporting individuals at the edge of life and death. Marilynne’s website, www.dharmaspirit.com, offers resources and practical tools for those seeking healing through the challenges and losses in life. She is the mother of her adult sons, Brian and Kevin, two of her main teachers and companions on life’s journey. She lives close to nature in San Rafael, California.