The workshop will be lead by POLLY YOUNG-EISENDRATH, Ph.D., author of 15 books, including The Self-Esteem Trap, The Resilient Spirit, and Women and Desire. Polly is also a Jungian analyst, psychologist, and clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Vermont. She is a frequent speaker and facilitator at conferences, a teacher of mindfulness, and maintains a clinical and consulting practice in central Vermont.
Her most recent book, The Present Heart: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Discovery is an unsentimental meditation on the healing power of love in the face of early onset Alzheimer’s that attempts to answer the question “What is love, anyway?”
Polly is dedicated to an interpersonally sustainable and ecologically sane world in which we recognize, moment-by-moment, that we are webbed in a network of relationships and conditions that require compassion and kindness for ourselves and others if we are to become confident about our lives.