Nina Pick is a spiritual and somatic counselor, a school counselor at a Waldorf school, and a fellow at the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project. Using Twelve-Step programs, Pick has been in recovery since 2009. She received an MA in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, an MA in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley, and an ordination from the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute. She has certificates in Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy and Somatic Attachment Therapy and is a certified Havening Techniques® practitioner and a certified provider of the Safe and Sound Protocol and training in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Somatic Stress Release™, SEGAN: The Sensory Mosaic of Healing®, Waldorf pedagogy, and Reiki. Her books include, At the Edge of the Dirac Sea, À Luz, Leaving the Lecture on Dance, Tall Oak and Small Owl, and The Gardener Says. Pick was born in NY, NY and lives in Great Barrington, MA.