"Dr. John Sjostedt graduated from military college, was an Army officer, and qualified as a Vietnamese linguist. After resigning his commission, he attended theological college in Pasadena, California, and later traveled around the world, becoming a sannyasin, a swami, and spiritual seeker. Sjostedt earned a bachelor?s degree from the University of Newcastle and a doctorate in psychology. He works in private practice as a counseling psychologist, psychotherapist, drug and alcohol counselor, and hypnotherapist. Sjostedt earned a bachelor?s degree with first class honors from the University of Newcastle and a doctorate in psychology."