Gerard J.M. van den Aardweg, Ph.D., is a Dutch psychotherapist in private practice. In addition to his work in parapsychology - writing and speaking about near-death experiences and paranormal events such as those detailed in Hungry Souls Dr van den Aardweg has written extensively on pro-life and pro-family subjects. His previous books include Education for Life, The Saint of the Ordinary, and On the Origins and Treatment of Homosexuality. He lives in the Netherlands with his wife, with whom he has seven children and seventeen grandchildren.