James F. Shea, B.A., M.A., CHT. is a Therapist, Counselor and Consultant, in business and private practice in Vancouver, B.C. He serves, at present, as the Director of the Quantum Empowerment Institute, where he offers both individual and group programs in the area of Transpersonal Empowerment. His lectures, workshops and seminars have proven powerfully inspirational and transformative, and James has become acknowledged for his Vision and skills developed over more than four decades. His eclectic approach draws on a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Psychology with more advanced research in the area of Psycho-Spiritual Awakening being carried out at Centers in London, England and in San Francisco, USA. James has also been certified as a Clinical Hypnotherapist by the American Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy. In addition to his counselling practice, and his involvement in the Institute, James was involved for almost two decades with the Provincial Government in the establishment and support of alternative residential learning environments for the developmentally challenged.