John Parke, Psy.D. is the founder of Mindhealth. He is the current president of the American Association of Pain Psychology and has been a member of the Academy of Integrated Pain Management for over ten years. Dr. Parke is a hypnosis enthusiast who has studied and taught Ericksonian Hypnosis techniques. He got his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies and he is a member of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of the Bay Area. Dr. Parke has a fine arts background and he still enjoys the process of designing and making things. He especially likes creating purposeful objects such as wooden gates and furniture. He has made modular tables for a local restaurant and he designed AAPP’s logo.