Dr. Edith Fiore received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Miami. She moved to and practiced in California for more than thirty years, first with a general clinical practice and then from 1975 on as a hypnotherapist. She retired in 1997 and now lives in Florida. Dr. Fiore has lectured nationally and internationally and has trained more than two thousand professionals in her innovative techniques. She wrote three books on aspects of her work as a hypnotherapist.