Radmila Moacanin was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. She studied across the globe and was a Fulbright scholar in Italy. Dr. Moacanin has worked at the Permanent Mission of Burma to the U.N., the New York University Medical Center, and the University of Southern California Medical Center. She has served as consultant in the National Intensive Journal Program, and has been a visiting lecturer at the School of Psychology in Moscow. At present she lives in Los Angeles and works as a psychotherapist, an adjunct professor at San Diego University, and a conductor of writing meditation retreats.