Merle Yost is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Santa Barbara, CA. He has 28 years of experience and is a graduate of John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, CA with a Masters in Counseling Psychology with a Transpersonal Specialization. Merle is also a graduate of the Gestalt Institute of San Francisco, and an EMDRIA EMDR Approved Consultant. After 25 years of private practice and six books, Merle shifted his focus to writing and teaching. His latest book is: Facing the Truth of Your Life.