Karen Lee Erlichman is Professor of Jewish Spirituality specializing in Gender and Diversity in Spiritual Direction. She provides psychotherapy, spiritual direction, supervision and mentoring in San Francisco, California. Dr. Erlichman is co-director of Practistry, an advanced mentoring and training program, and a faculty member in the Morei Derekh Jewish Spiritual Direction Training Program. She is a clinical faculty member at the University of California-San Francisco in the Department of OB/GYN and Reproductive Sciences, and a member of the Professional Advisory Group for the UCSF Spiritual Care Services Department. Her writing has been published in numerous journals, blogs and anthologies. Dr. Erlichman is passionate about creating diverse and welcoming spaces for exploring identity, spirituality and community.