Chris Saade is an author, life coach, psychological and philosophical teacher, and the co-director of The Olive Branch Centre with his wife Jessie Thompson. After closing his psychotherapy private practice, Saade spent 20 years training therapists, coaches, and ministers in his two models: Integra: 6 Keys for Heart-Centered Living, and Individual Authenticity and Global Solidarity. Saade has led nearly 250 multi-day cutting-edge workshops for professionals and the general public. He continues to offer personal life-coaching. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, he was involved in peace groups before and during the Lebanese war. Those difficult years lead him to develop a great respect for freedom, authenticity, diversity, peace, and a passion for justice, especially for children. Saade is the author of Second Wave Spirituality: Passion for Peace, Passion for Justice and Prayers for Peace and Justice as well as Prayers from the Heart. The Saade-Harvey team has also created the CD set: Sacred Activism & the Epic Spirituality of Love. He resides in San Diego.