Claire Willis is a body/mind licensed clinical social worker with over 30 years' experience in individual and group work and 22 years' experience teaching yoga and meditation. She was a faculty member at the Family Institute of Cambridge, where she cotaught a postgraduate training program on group work. She is the former Stress Management Consultant for the Dean Ornish Program in Boston. For the last 12 years, she was on the staff at Facing Cancer Together, where she facilitated support and end of life groups and taught yoga, meditation, and therapeutic writing. She is the author of "Lasting Words: A Guide to Finding Meaning Toward the Close of Life" and coauthor of "Opening to Grief: Finding Your Way From Loss to Peace."