Meet Jen


JEN PEER RICH is a metamodern animal, reverend, autoethnographer, scholar & speaker on a variety of research interests:

  • Ecopsychology & ecological consciousness
  • Autoethnography
  • Unity of self, mind, society and nature
  • Disability & chronic pain 
  • Spiritual technologies such as self-inquiry, self-awareness & radical self-acceptance
  • Identity and survivorship issues related to childhood cancer
  • Healing from non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) 
  • Healing from trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Addiction
  • Psychological, sociocultural and ecological breakdowns & healing 
  • Speciesism, veganism & plant-based wellness
  • Inner-healing and liberation through a conscious relationship with self
  • Personal, sociocultural & ecological transformations 

She received a BA from Athens State University, and received her MA in Transpersonal Psychology, Ecopsychology from Naropa University. She is the author of two books, So Be It (2012) and Friends In Presence (2013). Currently Jen is a doctoral candidate at California Institute of Integral Studies, defending her dissertation in early fall 2019: A Metamodern Autoethnographic Journey of Healing From Childhood Cancer and Adverse Childhood Experiences Through Reinhabiting Self and Ecological Consciousness. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her wife, Iris and their daughter, Frances.

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