"I wrote FINDING PEACE WHEN YOUR HEART IS IN PIECES because when we go through a major loss or upheaval we do not merely change--we transform. But the aim is to transform in a direction of wisdom, healing, and inner peace--not despair. How to achieve that is what this book is about." Dr. Paul Coleman was born and raised in Northampton, Massachusetts. He was one of six children born to loving and devoted parents. He is a psychologist with a private practice specializing in grief, relationship issues, anxiety, and trauma. He is a motivational speaker and the author of 13 books. His stage play "The Foot Shooters" was independently produced Off-Off Broadway in 2011. Other interests include acting, metaphysics, and the development of intuition. He has been happily married for over 30 years. He and his wife have three children.