2015 A.R.E. Conference Speakers
Echo Bodine was born with psychic
abilities and the gift of healing, including
clairvoyance, clairaudience, and
clairsentience. A talented and experienced
psychic development trainer,
spiritual healer, and “ghostbuster,” she
is the author of several
books on psychic development;
Hands That Heal,
which teaches others how to channel spiritual
healing; and a popular new book, What
Happens When We Die, published in October
2013. She has appeared on numerous
radio and television shows including Sightings
and Beyond with James Van Praagh.
Charles Thomas Cayce, PhD, trained as a psychologist, is a grandson of Edgar Cayce, and one of the A.R.E.'s most popular presenters. He was president of the Association for Research and Enlightenment, Inc. (A.R.E.) for many years where he worked to bring a holistic philosophy of management. He is president of the Edgar Cayce Foundation and a member of A.R.E.'s Board of Trustees. His expertise lies in the potential of our mind, relationships, meditation, dealing with stress creatively, and the integration of spirituality into our daily lives.
Sidney D. Kirkpatrick III Award-winning documentary filmmaker and best-selling author, Sidney D. Kirkpatrick is a graduate of Kent School, in Kent, Conn.; Hampshire College, in Amherst, Mass.; and NYU Film School in New York. His critically acclaimed books include A Cast of Killers, Turning the Tide, and Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet, which is a biography of Edgar Cayce published in September 2000 that has been described by The New Yorker as "a codex for the New Age." His latest book is a true story of Nazi plunder titled Hitler's Holy Relics. Kirkpatrick is also the producer and director of My Father the President, a much-loved documentary film on President Theodore Roosevelt as seen through the eyes of his daughter Ethel Roosevelt Derby. He and his wife Nancy regularly
host events at their Portage Inn Bed & Breakfast (PortageInn.ca) in Muskoka, Ontario.
Barbara Lane, PhD is a clinical hypnotherapist in private practice, was trained by some of the foremost
regression therapists and is a member of the Associate of Past-Life Research and Therapy. Ms. Lane has
been interviewed on TV, AP Radio, and radio. She has also appeared several times on the Sightings T V
program. Her work has been featured in the Washington Post and many more. Ms. Lane is the author of
three books, her most recent being 16 Clues to your Past Lives! A Guide to Discovering Who You Were.
Kim O’Neill, a popular
and dynamic presenter,
was voted “Houston’s Top
Psychic” by Houston Press
Magazine. She is the author
of How to Talk with Your
Angels; Bond with Your
Baby Before Birth; The
Calling: My Journey with the
Angels; and her new title
from A.R.E. Press, The Way
of Knowingness: The Intuitive Path to Your Spiritual
Destiny and is a columnist for Venture Inward
magazine. For over two decades she has conducted
private channeling sessions for an international list
of clients and established seminars and workshops
designed to help people transform their lives and
develop greater spiritual awareness. Her Web site is
Judith Pennington is an internationally published
journalist, author, and meditation and consciousness
trainer using EEG-awakened mind biofeedback,
transpersonal hypnosis, and the beauty and power of
sound to guide people into higher states of awareness.
A longtime student of Edgar Cayce and a popular
speaker at the A.R.E. HQ and Field programs, she is
known for her practical, profound presentations and
her ability to communicate complex ideas with ease. Her soul-stirring
guided meditations and improvisational singing, accompanied by the
soothing sounds of her Celtic lap harp, bring listeners to deep, profound
states of relaxation and higher awareness. Visit EagleLife.com and
BrainwaveTraining.com to meditate, read her free
online publications, and learn more about the art
and science of super-conscious meditation. She is
the author of the popular new book, Your Psychic
Soul: Embracing Your Sixth Sense and a companion
CD set, The Meditation Experience, published by
Herbert Bruce Puryear,
PhD first read There is a River in
1951. He visited Virginia Beach
in 1953, where he lived in the old
Cayce home for three weeks, and
began speaking for the A.R.E. in
1959. He served on staff from 1969
to 1982. He has since been the
president of The Logos Center, which he founded
with his wife Anne in Phoenix, Arizona. Herb is the
author of eight books including: The Edgar Cayce
Primer, Reflections on the Path, and Why Jesus
Taught Reincarnation. Before joining the staff of
the A.R.E. he taught psychology at Trinity University
in San Antonio, Texas.
Anthony Quinata, Known for his gift
of mediumship and
his down-to-earth, no
is the author of
Communications from the Other Side: Death is Not the End of Life, Love, or Relationships and a
forthcoming book from A.R.E. Press on afterlife communication. As a paranormal investigator he discovered and developed his latent talents and began to embrace his work as a psychic medium,
which he has practiced for fifteen years.
Mary Roach has been called the most popular intuitive in Virginia Beach and has given thousands of readings to clients from the United States to Japan. Her work has been highlighted in several television features as well as publications such as Dimensions, Portfolio, For Women First, and Woman's World.
Listed among the intuitives who have worked with A.R.E., Mary specializes in psychic consultations and has been featured in numerous conference programs. The focus of her readings is to inspire people to become co- creative with their lives rather than repeating dysfunctional patterns. Her readings center around life purpose and soul mission, spiritual lessons, karmic patterns, past lives, and emotional healing. For a number of years, she gave readings for Atlantic University's director of research. Mary also possesses a rich background in theater arts and communications. She resides with her husband, Kevin, in Virginia Beach.
Peter M. Schoeb, DC, LMT, Peter M. Schoeb, DC, CMT, graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1995 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology degree. Previously he graduated from Massage School in Switzerland in 1981 and trained with Dr. Harold Reilly, who had personally worked with Edgar Cayce for many years, in 1983 in the Cayce-Reilly massage and therapies. Peter is a Doctor of Chiropractic and a certified Massage. Dr. Schoeb has worked with the Edgar Cayce Readings for over 30 years in his personal life and in his practice. Since 1983 he presented and taught internationally (U.S.A., Canada, Ecuador, Japan, Europe) on holistic health and spirituality based on the Edgar Cayce Readings.
Dr. C. Norman Shealy MD, PhD
is a neurosurgeon, psychologist,
founding president of the American Holistic Medical Association,
and president of Holos Institutes for Health. An international speaker
and researcher, he holds 10 patents for innovative discoveries
and introduced the concepts of Dorsal Column Stimulation and
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS), both now used
worldwide. He has published over 300 articles and is the author
of 29 books, including his most recent from A.R.E. Press, Energy
Medicine: Practical Applications and Scientific Proof. Featured in the
documentary Medical Renaissance: The Secret Code, he is cofounder
of the American Board of Scientific Medical Intuition and perhaps the
world’s foremost medical expert on medical intuition.
Linda Schiller-Hanna clairvoyant, has taught psychic development
to thousands of people, coast to coast, in her Lightworker Intensive courses.
A veteran of more than 25,000 readings and a graduate of Heartsong in
California, she began her psychic career as a result of a precognitive dream
that pinpointed the descent of Skylab to the earth near Perth, Australia.
Linda is the founder of Angel Love Healing Center and also hosted her own
cable program, “The Natural Psychic,” in Los Angeles. She has written a
book, Relieving the Burden of Self, which is available on Kindle, and also
an Astrology smart phone application. Linda is a reiki master and works
via phone to counsel people with deep trauma and longstanding health
Linda has appeared on various radio and television programs and has been
featured in Science of Mind magazine. Linda has been a speaker for many
A.R.E. Headquarters events and is also a popular regional speaker. Currently
she resides with her husband, Steve, in Ohio.
Kevin J. Todeschi
is CEO and executive director for Edgar
Cayce’s A.R.E. and Atlantic University. As both student and teacher
of the Edgar Cayce material for thirty-five years, he has lectured on
five continents, in front of thousands of individuals. One of his most
recent topics of inquiry into the readings is the subject of the
illusion of time—a topic Cayce explored but few have investigated.
He is also the author of more than twenty-five books, including:Edgar Cayce on the Akashic Records, Edgar Cayce on Vibrations, Edgar
Cayce on Soul Growth, and several novels, including The Rest of the
Noah Story and The Reincarnation of Clara. His most recent book is
The Best Dream Book Ever, based upon more than thirty years of
dream interpretation. Popular for his insight and sense of humor, he
is known for his ability to explain complex subjects in a
straightforward and easy-to-understand manner.
Gregg Unterberger M.Ed. is a licensed professional counselor in private practice
in Austin, Texas and a former board-certified clinical supervisor and instructor in group therapy
at Texas State University.
He is the developer of Transpersonal Breathwork, a revolutionary healing modality that
makes mystical states of consciousness available to virtually anyone. Unterberger is certified
as a past life regression therapist, having trained directly under Dr. Brian Weiss, the bestselling
author of Many Lives, Many Masters and is featured in Dr. Weiss’ new book, Miracles
Happen. Gregg is one of a handful of therapists in the world certified in the breakthrough therapy, IADC, Induced
After-Death Communication as featured on George Noory’s Coast to Coast radio program.
Gregg’s new CD,
Exploring the Mysteries
of Your Mind,
has just been released.
life-long passion for
metaphysics and the Edgar Cayce work, Gregg is one of the A.R.E.’s
most popular presenters, shattering attendance records across the country.
Audiences acknowledge both his ability to rapidly catalyze spiritual
transformation and his knack for using humor and lively metaphor to
convey complex spiritual truths. Since 1989, he has touched millions
through the popular press, workshops at retreats, colleges, churches,
and on radio and national television.
To listen to a radio interview with Gregg Unterberger, visit: http://ourvoicesourselves.com/interview-with-gregg-unterberger.
John Van Auken
is an internationally renowned speaker, a long-time A.R.E.staff member,
director at A.R.E, and a popular leader of A.R.E.’s tours to sacred world sites.
He is the author of several bestselling books including Toward a Deeper Meditation and
Edgar Cayce on the Spiritual Forces
Within You. His extensive knowledge of the Cayce readings, ancient Egypt mysticism, world
religions, and Christ Consciousness make him a popular and authoritative teacher.
Peter Woodbury, MSW received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and his master’s degree in social work from Boston University. He trained in hypnotherapy and past-life regression techniques with Dr. Brian Weiss, Dr. Allen Chips, and Dan Brown, PhD. Peter is in private practice as a psychotherapist and hypnotherapist in Virginia Beach, with a focus on the use of spirituality and faith as tools for personal transformation and liberation.
A student of the Cayce readings for over 20 years, he is a popular presenter on key topics from the Cayce readings both at A.R.E. Headquarters and in the field. Fluent in three languages, he is also known for his outstanding leadership of A.R.E. tours to South America, India, and Egypt. He also finds time to play Edgar Cayce in the popular one-man show titled “An Evening with Edgar Cayce.”