Patricia Jackson has been a daily writer since childhood. She was published as a poet and essayist before the age of seventeen. In 2007 she made the decision to dedicate herself to her own writing and facilitating the writing of others. Since that time she has published internationally. As a professional psychotherapist, life coach, public speaker, workshop leader and international retreat leader for 30 years, she brings to her writing instruction vast experience as a teacher and personal growth facilitator. She offers personal facilitation and editing services at lighthousecoaching.org and writetolive.net. She has an undergraduate degree and has attended the Masters in Fine Arts programs at Goddard College, majoring in fiction writing, and Pepperdine University, majoring in screenwriting.