Authors

Dr. Candace De Puy, Ph.D., LCSW

Dr. De Puy, (pronounced: “De – Pwee”) has been a speaker at medical schools, universities’ women’s studies departments, psychology institutes, national women’s organizations.  She has consulted with The Women’s Initiative at the White House and has given a Congressional Briefing in Washington, D.C. to educate Congress about how politicizing abortion has a negative impact on women’s lives.

From 1982-1988, Dr. De Puy was faculty at New York University and has been either an adjunct or guest lecturer at several other universities.  She holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California, and a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University in New York.  She leads retreats in California, as well as in Alaska, Holland and Spain.  She has a private psychotherapy practice in Los Angeles.

Dr. Dana Dovitch, Ph.D., MFCC

Dr. Dovitch  works as a licensed psychotherapist,  writer and lecturer.

Her work as a therapist is influenced by her formal training in both psychology and art education.  Dr. Dovitch’s therapeutic focus is on promoting the health of individuals as they learn to resolve places of inner pain and live with greater well-being and peace.   Her interest in the practice of insight meditation and its application to psychotherapy is something she values as a way to further deepen personal understanding.

Dr. Dovitch has written numerous articles, been heard on international radio shows, and appeared on national television.   She has taught at colleges and universities; lectured to various professional and lay organizations; and presented to the United States Congress and a White House committee on women’s health issues.

Dr. Dovitch resides in Los Angeles with her husband, many happy animals and a flourishing garden.