Jacob Hess is a doctor of psychology, mindfulness teacher and writer focused on exploring long-term, sustainable healing from depression.

He is on the board of the National Coalition of Dialogue & Deliberation and co-director of Village Square Utah. His books include, “You’re Not as Crazy as I Thought, But You’re Still Wrong” (with Phil Neisser) “Once Upon a Time…He Wasn’t Feeling It Anymore” and “A Third Space: Proposing Another Way Forward in the LGBT/Religious Conservative Impasse.” Jacob helped to create an online course, Mindweather, that explores the possibility of sustainable healing for those facing serious mental health challenges.

He lives with his wife Monique and their three boys in Farmington.