Dr. Shari Geller is an author, clinical psychologist, and creator of the Therapeutic Rhythm and Mindfulness Program (TRM™). She is an advanced Emotion-Focused (EFT) therapist and supervisor. Shari has written several publications, including two books on Therapeutic Presence. The first book co-authored with Leslie Greenberg, Therapeutic Presence: A Mindful Approach to Effective Therapy, describes theory and principles of a relational approach founded in therapeutic presence. Her recent book, A Practical Guide for Cultivating Therapeutic Presence, offers a hands-on approach based in neuroscience principles. She has a CD on cultivating presence with guided practices using the healing power of music and the health benefits of mindfulness. Shari serves on the teaching faculty in Health Psychology at York University and for the Applied Mindfulness Meditation (AMM) program at University of Toronto. She is Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, in association with Music and Health Research Collaboratory (MaHRC). Shari is passionate about training therapists in the art and science of therapeutic presence, to promote both a safe and secure environment for clients, and effective and meaningful therapeutic relationships. For publications and more details about her local and international training programs on Cultivating Therapeutic Presence for therapists, educators and medical professionals, see www.sharigeller.ca.