John W. DeLuca, Ph.D., founder of Fearless Heart®, is a fully licensed psychologist in Colorado and Michigan. He is also in private practice at the Colorado Center for Biobehavioral Health in Boulder providing spiritual-oriented pychotherapy, neuropsychological assessment, QEEG brain mapping, neurofeedback and performance enhancement training. He was formerly Assistant Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Director of the Neuropsychology Lab, University Psychiatric Center (1992-2002). Dr. DeLuca is a graduate and former faculty member of Elizabeth Stratton’s Touching Spirit® Training Programs as well as continuing student of Kyabje Gehlek Rimpoche, Jewel Heart Tibetan Buddhist Center, Ann Arbor, MI.

Dr. DeLuca is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) and member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), International Society for Neuronal Regulation (ISNR), and International Society for the Study of Subtle Energy and Energy Medicine (ISSSEEM). He has several publications and numerous presentations in the areas of inner development, QEEG brain mapping, neurofeedback and neuropsychology. He is adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Windsor. Dr. DeLuca was a consulting editor for the Clinical Neuropsychologist (1990-2000) as well as ad hoc reviewer for several other professional journals. He was previously Chief Psychologist of both the Adolescent Unit and Service for Child and Adolescent Neuropsychology at Lafayette Clinic in Detroit, MI (1990-1992) and staff psychologist at Hawthorn Center in Northville, MI (1986-1990).

Dr. DeLuca completed his clinical training at the University of Windsor, Regional Children’s Centre in Windsor Ontario, and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. He has M.A. degrees in General/Experimental Psychology (University of Detroit, 1981) and Asian Studies with emphasis on Indo-Tibetan Buddhism (University of Michigan, 1978) as well as a Ph.D. in clinical/neuropsychology (University of Windsor, 1986). He has also attended teachings and/or workshops by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Ribur Rimpoche, Denma Locho Rimpoche, Lati Rimpoche, Zong Rimpoche, Rizong Rimpoche, Marianne Williamson, Rosalyn Bruyere, Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len, Roger Woolger, Marion Woodman, Robert Bly, Wayne Dyer, Carolyn Myss, Anodea Judith, Altivo Carissimi Pamphiro, Margaret and Mietek Wirkus, Gwilda Wiyaka, and others. His interests include Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Jungian analysis, neurofeedback, and alternative healing techniques.