Patrick Williams is an expert in Vedic psychology. He has spent thirty years studying Vedic Science—the last fifteen have been devoted to researching how Eastern knowledge and techniques can heal addiction and remove societal problems. He holds masters degrees in Vedic Science from Maharishi University of Management and in education from Stanford University.

Patrick was the director of the San Diego Maharishi Vedic School and the Palo Alto Maharishi Ayurveda Health Center. In addition to his academic study, he has spent three years as a meditation monk and lived in an ashram in India. He has taught around the world, from Scotland to Japan to the Virgin Islands and across the United States.