Brother / Doctor Bernard Seif, SMC, EdD, DNM is a Christian monk in the Roman Catholic and Salesian traditions and Clinical Psychologist, Board Certified in Behavioral Medicine. He is also a Doctor of Natural Medicine specializing in Chinese Medicine with sub-specialties in Medical Qigong and Chinese medicinal herbs. Brother Bernard is certified as an Advanced Clinical Therapist and a Qigong Teacher by the National Qigong Association and is a Lifetime Professional member of that organization, past Ethics Chair, has served on the NQA Board of Directors, and is a member of the World Academic Society of Medical Qigong. Brother Bernard is an Approved Consultant with the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and certified in clinical hypnosis. He enjoys writing monastic mystery books, has studied in both the United States and Asia, and gives workshops and retreats here and abroad. Doctor Seif provides an integrative approach to body-mind health utilizing such modalities such as psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis for a variety of situations, often mood disorders such as anxiety, panic, and depression. He works extensively with chronic pain and illness patients also.