Erika Annabelle Pratte is a PhD candidate and lecturer at the University of Northampton where she is embarking on doctoral research entitled Therapeutic Approaches Towards Near-Death Experiences. She is also a mental health clinician, writer, and publisher/editor of the Journal of Exceptional Experiences and Psychology. Erika’s research and clinical focuses include anomalous subjective experiences, mental health problems, and integrative approaches to wellness. She is a member of the Parapsychological Association, the Society for Psychical Research, the International Association for Near-Death Studies, the British Association for Psychotherapy and Counselling, and the American Psychological Association. In her spare time, she can be found writing a fantasy novel, taking an acting class, or enjoying the outdoors.