Edward Tick, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, writer, poet, mythologist, international journey guide and transformational healer. He has been working with veterans and survivors of violence and trauma for 30 years. He is founder and director of the non-profit Soldier’s Heart Foundation, dedicated to creating community-based veterans’ safe return initiatives across the country. He guides educational, healing, therapeutic and reconciliation projects nationally and internationally. He leads regular healing journeys to Viet Nam, Greece, and other countries. Dr. Tick is author of the award-winning book, War and the Soul: Healing Our Nation’s Veterans from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Other books by Dr. Tick are The Golden Tortoise: Viet Nam Journeys, The Practice of Dream Healing: Bringing Ancient Greek Mysteries into Modern Medicine, and Sacred Mountain: Encounters with the Vietnam Beast. In all this work, Dr. Tick applies his own innovative, holistic and spiritually-based model of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder treatment, based on worldwide research into war and the warrior tradition, to support the survivor in developing an enlarged and strengthened identity and spirituality that can carry, integrate and give meaning to the traumatic experience.