, M.S., Ed.S. received degrees in counseling and personnel services from the State University of New York at Albany and holds certifications in hypnotherapy, energy healing, and organizational development. Formerly a college professor, Farano has maintained a private psychotherapy practice for more than twenty years. A past dean of the acclaimed Barbara Brennan School of Healing, she is a widely renowned inspirational speaker and teacher on the subjects of psychodynamics, interpersonal relationships, the power of personal development, and the human energy field. Farano lives on the banks of the Hudson River near New York City.