G. Alton Adams is a Maine native, originally from Aroostook County. After earning a BA from Ricker College in Houlton, Maine, Alton later attended St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore, Maryland. Following his seminary education, he attended Antioch New England Graduate School, earning an MA in counseling psychology. As a licensed psychotherapist, Alton worked with abused children and family therapy. A former retreat director, Alton has provided retreats on prayer and taught courses on the spirituality of Theresa of Avila and John of the Cross. Alton and his wife, Dawn, make their home in Arundel, Maine.