Jeffery R. Black, MDiv, MD, completed a BA in Psychology from Furman University, an MDiv from Southeastern Theological Seminary and his MD, Psychiatric Residency and Fellowship from the Medical College of Georgia. He is completing a degree in Ayurvedic Medicine from the California College of Ayurveda. He has studied with indigenous healers of the Americas and is a member of the Living and Dying Consciously Project. He is certified to teach Conscious Transitions: Living with Dying and has led workshops on the healing power of ritual and ceremony. Currently he assists those with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and grief after traumatic loss.