Carolyn Baker, PhD, is a student of ritual and mythology and has continued her personal mediation practice for more than thirty years. She was an adjunct professor of history and psychology for more than ten years and a psychotherapist in private practice for seventeen years. Carolyn offers life coaching both locally and internationally. She is the coauthor of Return To Joy (2017) and author of Dark Gold: The Human Shadow and The Global Crisis (2016) as well as Love In The Age Of Ecological Apocalypse: Cultivating The Relationships We Need To Thrive (2015). She also coauthored Extinction Dialogs: How To Live With Death In Mind (2015) with Guy McPherson. She is the author of Collapsing Consciously: Transformative Truths For Turbulent Times (2013), Navigating The Coming Chaos: A Handbook For Inner Transition (2011), and Sacred Demise: Walking The Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization's Collapse (2009). She lives in Boulder, Colorado.