Author, speaker and hypnotherapist, Susan Beilby Magee has been practicing the healing arts for almost 3 decades. Magee has led meditation circles, guiding participants into quiet realms to access their inner wisdom, heal themselves and find peace. In 2002 she founded the Washington Circle of Master Healers. Its purpose was threefold:
- Share with each other our healing gifts, experiences and wisdom
- Heal ourselves, our city and our world
- Build community, both locally and globally
The Circle of Meditation and Healing grows out of this tradition and is hosted by the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage at the Washington National Cathedral.
Susan was instrumental in bringing healing prayer to the National Cathedral Crossroads Program and continues to volunteer as a healing minister on Crossroads evenings. She practices various forms of meditation, visualization, hypnotherapy, and energy healing. One chapter in her spiritual journey culminated with the publication of INTO THE LIGHT: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron, a profound story of hope, courage, and transformation of an artist and Holocaust survivor she met at age six.
Her career spans diverse realms of politics, economics and spirituality. A leader of the women’s movement and director of the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Rights in Seattle, she moved to Washington, D.C. as a White House Fellow in 1976. Magee held executive positions in the U.S. Treasury and Commerce Departments and later served as an international business consultant. Having earned a BA from Pomona College and MBA from the Wharton School, she has served on numerous boards of directors.