Judy JES Schavrien, Ph.D., MFT is a psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay Area who has received 15 awards for her work in the arts. She has been featured in a cover article by the international journal On The Issues & has been nominated Oakland (CA) artist of the year. She was a long-time student of the late Harold Rosenberg, art critic for The New Yorker.
Other works by Schavrien include what rhymes with cancer? (New Rivers Press), articles in numerous psychology journals and arts journals, & works anthologized in New Lesbian Writing (winner of the Library Journal Small Press Book Award) & in Embracing the Reaper, an anthology from the Journal of Transpersonal Psychology.