Anne Benvenuti, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and philosophy, an integrative scholar, a licensed clinical psychologist, a priest of the Episcopal Church, a spiritual director, and a published poet, writer, and photographer. She is a trustee on the Council of the Parliament of the World’s Religions and co-chair of its Women’s Task Force. She also serves on the U.N. NGO Committee on Mental health. Widely published, her research interests include neuroscientific models of natural spirituality and religious epistemology; implications of religious epistemology and natural spirituality for social policy and human-animal relations; and clinical integration of spirituality and health. She is a visiting scholar at Zygon Center for Religion and Science and at the Georgetown University Center for Clinical Bioethics.