|John Van Ess Firman, M.A., M.F.T.|
John was a licensed psychotherapist and practiced in Palo Alto, California, until his death in 2008.
John began his career in mental health in the late 1960s as a psychiatric technician at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Unit. He later worked in the state hospital system and in a county alcoholism unit.
He was an associate core faculty member at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology.