Adela Barcia has been a practicing psychotherapist for over thirty years. Her focus is on creating engaging frameworks for personal and social transformation. She describes her orientation as “spiritual pragmatism”. Her specialties include: pre and perinatal psychology, preparation for birth and motherhood, health psychology, death and dying, and the dynamics of intimate relationship. She is currently writing a book about expansive love. Adela is a committed peace activist; in the interior world with her clients, and on a global level, working towards an ideological and actual paradigm shift which has the essential well-being of the child as its cornerstone principle. She conducts workshops, participates in international dialogues, and speaks publicly on a variety of related topics. Adela is the dedicated mother of two children and lives in Santa Barbara, California.