About the Author Eugene Chiaverini has dedicated the past forty eight years to working in the human service field, providing counseling to both children and adults, of all cultures and religions. He began his career in 1963, after graduating from Muskingum College with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Education. He went on to earn his Master's Degree in Social Work from Western Reserve University. From 1967 to 2007, Mr. Chiaverini has been employed by a variety of public and private social service agencies as a clinical director and as an administrator. He successfully launched his own agency for developmentally disabled adults, was a consultant in a nursing home, and spent several years working with learning disabled children in special schools. During these years, he immersed himself in learning about holistic treatment, Eastern healing practices, and the combining of of both eastern and western practices in modern medicine. In his own clinical practice he integrated sound social work practice with Eastern methodologies, in order to assist his clients the healing of mind, body and spirit. In addition, Mr. Chiaverini served as a Field Supervisor of Graduate Students in social work. In 2006, he served as a delegate to China for the US-China Conference on Social Work. He was listed in Cambridge's "Who's Who" Registry of Executives and Professionals. He operated a successful private practice until his retirement in 2007.