Gerald Jampolsky, M.D., is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine and is a child and adult psychiatrist. He founded the first International Center for Attitudinal Healing in 1975. There are now Centers and groups located on five continents offering free psychological, emotional, and spiritual support for children and adults facing crisis/growth situationsâ€”including life-threatening illnesses, caregiver issues, and relationship challengesâ€”as well as a host of other services.<br><br>
Diane V. Cirincione, Ph.D., is a therapist, businesswoman, international lecturer, and author/co-author of several books. In addition to holding masterâ€™s and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology, she also has a B.S. in organizational behavior. She has founded and owned four companies and has worked with Jerry since 1981, responding to requests from around the world to adapt Attitudinal Healing to diverse, culturally appropriate situations. <br><br>
Jerry and Diane are married and reside in Hawaii and Northern California. They are both on the Advisory Board of the International Center for Attitudinal Healing as well as serving on the faculty of the University of Hawaiiâ€™s John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Singly or together they have written <i>Love Is Letting Go of Fear; Change Your Mind, Change Your Life; Forgiveness: The Greatest Healer of All; Love Is the Answer;</i> and a dozen other books, published in more than 30 languages.<br><br>
Over the last 25 years, they have been invited to work cross-culturally in 54 countries and have both been the recipients of numerous international humanitarian awards. In 2005, Jerry received one of the American Medical Associationâ€™s highest honors, the Excellence in Medicine Pride in the Profession Award, for his contribution of Attitudinal Healing to the mental-health field, for his inspiration to others, and for his decades of humanitarian service.