Wayne Muller is the co-founder of The Institute of the Southwest. He is a therapist, minister, community advocate, consultant, public speaker, and bestselling author of several books including A Life of Being, Having, and Doing Enough, and Sabbath.

A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, Wayne has spent the last thirty-five years working with people through sorrow and joy, illness and loss, struggle and success.

Wayne consults with numerous private corporations, educational institutions, healthcare corporations and community groups. He is the founder of Bread for the Journey – a network of ordinary people engaged in grassroots, neighborhood philanthropy through micro-grants. He has been a Senior Scholar at the Fetzer Institute, Extended Faculty at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, and has received several awards for his work with those in need.

Most recently, Wayne co-founded The Institute of the Southwest with his wife and colleague, Kelly Wendorf. It is an elegantly simple, successful leadership training center in Santa Fe. One of its innovative self-mastery programs, The Equus Experience, is a horse-assisted program for select individuals, groups, families, and top executives from public and private corporations.

Wayne works with individuals and small groups as a private spiritual mentor, helping those facing radical change and transition in their life or work.