About the Author

William A. Frey, CPCC, MT(ASCP), MEd, works with people who want to live engaged, fulfilling lives. He has been educated in a variety of stress-management models, has served as an instructor of mindfulness-based stress reduction for the Program on Integrative Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 2000, and currently works at the University as an organization and professional development specialist. He has also been trained in communication skills, facilitation, conflict resolution, leader development, and various disciplines of meditation. He is a certified professional co-active coach and holds undergraduate degrees in psychology, chemistry, and medical technology and a master’s degree in education with an emphasis on organization training and development. Born and raised in northern California, he currently lives with his wife in rural North Carolina. His avocations include shade gardening, walking, and continuing education. Please feel welcome to visit his website for the most current monthly Stress Tip and for recorded, guided practices.