Dr. Joan Borysenko
Dr. Borysenko received her doctoral and postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School, where she later served as an instructor in medicine. A biologist as well as a licensed psychologist and spiritual educator, Dr. Borysenko is a pioneer in psychoneuroimmunology and the co-founder and former director of one of the first mind-body clinics in the country.
She lives in a historic western town (population 170) in the front range of the Colorado Rockies with her husband, Gordon Dveirin, and their two canine companions, Sophie and Skye. A New York Times
best-selling author who has written numerous books, including It's Not the End of the World: Developing Resilience in Times of Change
, and produced a wide variety of audio and video programs—including the PBS pledge special Inner Peace for Busy People
—Dr. Borysenko is also a journalist and the host of her own radio show. A former monthly columnist for Prevention
magazine, Dr. Borysenko currently blogs in the Living section of the Huffington Post and writes for Kashi.com
. Her work has been featured in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, O, The Oprah Magazine
and Yoga Journal
Find out more about Dr. Borysenko, watch videos and read articles at JoanBorysenko.com
Dr. Joan Borysenko is a world-renowned expert in stress management and mind-body medicine. Her gracious presence, sense of humor and ability to combine the latest scientific research with personal stories and riveting anecdotes make her a popular speaker in venues ranging from hospitals and corporations to conferences and retreat centers.