Eric Friedland-Kays, MA, is a Senior Psychotherapist at Windhorse Integrative Mental Health in Northampton, MA, where he has worked since 200, Eric has led several training cohorts I the intensive Foundations of Polyvagal Theory in Practice course. He has been a psychotherapist for many years trained in Intensive Psychotherapy, Polyvagal Theory Psychosynthesis, and Contemplative psychology. He has also been a mediator deeply connected with Vipassana Meditation, in the e tradition of S.N. Goenka since the early 1990s. He spent several years living in Japan and has traveled the world. He is devoted to his life in Western Massachusetts with his wife and daughter, where they continue to cultivate a sense of self-reliance and a deeply beloved community.