Dr. Ken McCarty Bird is a practitioner of medical massage for over twenty years, with a current focus on writing and consulting in Saint Petersburg, Florida. He holds credentials from several institutions, including Cortiva Institute, International Seminary, and Summit Bible College; where he earned a doctorate degree in counseling with Suma cum laude honors. He holds the distinction of being an award-winning poet and expert author; and a member of International Ministerial Association, as well as the American Association of Christian Counselors. He is the author of several spiritual enrichment books; dozens of articles, as well as his most recent book --the novel Urban Saint. His motto is, 'To speak and pen a holistic solution', and in that vein his book Somatic Sensibility is his trumpet call for mental, physical, and spiritual wellness.He conducts seminars, consulting, and lectures for various endeavors --including community non-profit outreaches to address the issues of diet, exercise, and sleep hygiene.