Susan B. Eirich, PhD, founder and executive director of Earthfire Institute, is a licensed psychologist with degrees in biology and psychology who has taught and worked at universities, counseling centers, and maximum security prisons. She has spent time in remote wilderness and cultures around the world, from Nepal and the Amazon to Europe and the Far East, always with the goal of seeing through others’ eyes, including those of other species. She founded Earthfire in 2000 to give a voice to wildlife and maintains a private practice for humans seeking to find their voice.
Earthfire Institute Wildlife Sanctuary and Retreat Center is a nonprofit organization based in Idaho whose mission is to promote ecological advocacy through intimate connection with the rescued wildlife under its care. For more information: 208-456-0926, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.earthfireinstitute.org.