Participant Info

Image Description
Dr. Heather Rivera is a mid-fifties Caucasian woman with long brown hair, and freckles. She dresses causally.
Website and social media
Dr. Heather Friedman Rivera obtained her Ph.D. in Parapsychic Science in 2011, her Doctorate in Law in 2002 and is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist specializing in Past-life Regression. She trained with Dr. Brian Weiss at The Weiss Institute. Heather is also a retired Registered Nurse with over twenty-five years of experience. She writes fiction, non-fiction, and books for young readers. She is the author of nine books and a contributing author in seven books. Heather served on the Board of Directors for the International Association for Regression Research and Therapies (IARRT) as Co-Director of Research. Heather is an adjunct faculty member at the Institute of Interfaith and Holistic Theology and she and PLR institute have provided dissertation mentoring for the students. She is a reviewer/editor for the International Journal of Regression Therapy. Mark Rivera and Heather Rivera founded an organization for advancing past life research, PLR Institute. Her story of healing is in Dr. Brian Weiss’ book Miracles Happen. Dr. Heather is deaf. Being deaf and having cochlear implants has taught her valuable lessons of perseverance and overcoming obstacles. Heather hosts past life retreats and writing retreats. She has numerous speaking events throughout the year and has been featured in print, radio and web television. Heather received her Creative Writing Specialization certificate from Wesleyan University. Dr. Heather has a Life Coaching certificate and offers coaching in the following areas: book coaching, preparing a non-fiction book proposal, workshop presenting, and dissertation/study preparation in complementary/alternative medicine and related fields. She is a GIA pearls graduate and enjoys making pearl and shell jewelry at her home in Hawaii.
Fiction, Art, Education
Personal Essays, Radio Appearances, Television Appearances, Podcast Appearances
Additional Credentials
RN, JD, PhD, GIA Graduate Pearls, CPAA certified pearl specialist.