Jody Reis Johnson, M.Div., MSW, is a retired mental health professional who worked in a variety of settings including ministry development, private practice, and with political refugees at the Center for Victims of Torture. She has a special interest in the intersection of spirituality and psychology. A longtime practitioner of Centering Prayer, Jody received her commissioning as a Presenter/Facilitator through National Contemplative Outreach in 2013 and now teaches contemplative theology and practice in a variety of contexts. She and her husband, Bryce, a retired United Methodist minister, live in Mahtomedi. They have three grown sons and five grandchildren.