Janet Elizabeth Colli, Ph.D. is a psychotherapist in the Pacific Northwest specializing in spiritual awakening. With expertise in clinical and transpersonal psychology, she bridges psychology with the extraordinary, and the mystical. Catalyzed by a spiritually transformative experience in the context of cancer, Janet now facilitates Spiritual Emergence Seattle — a consultation service integrating psycho-spiritual, physiological & community support. She has presented at the American Center for the Integration of Spiritually Transformative Experiences (ACISTE) conferences. Janet authored the highly acclaimed books, Sacred Encounters: Spiritual Awakenings During Close Encounters, and The Dark Face of Heaven: True Stories of Transcendence Through Trauma.