Robin Russell Gaiser, MA, CMP, holds degrees in English literature and psychology and a certificate in therapeutic music. Her previous book, MUSICAL MORPHINE: Transforming Pain One Note at a Time, was
a 2017 finalist in American Book Fest’s Best Book Awards.
Gaiser is a regular presenter before book clubs, bookstores, and professional groups, including her March 2018 TEDx Talk, “Good Vibrations: Less Drugs, More Music.” She has performed widely and recorded numerous CDs, and she provides live vocal and instrumental music to the chronically ill and those in the last stages of life. She and her husband live in Asheville, NC.