Lynnaea Lumbard

Lynnaea Lumbard, Ph.D., is a transformational psychologist, interfaith minister, wilderness guide, community weaver, and social change philanthropist. Currently she is co-president of NewStories, a Washington State-based non-profit dedicated to illuminating and nurturing narratives and practices toward a life-affirming future.

When not writing or speaking, she works with small collaborative teams to support, strengthen, and synergize the burgeoning new stories movement by helping to:


She makes her home with her husband, Rick Paine, in the land of ferries on both ends of the Salish Sea–-Whidbey Island WA and Cortes Island BC.