Dr. Jane Burka is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Oakland, California. She is co-author with Dr. Lenora Yuen of "Procrastination: Why You Do It; What To Do About It NOW," updated in 2008. The original edition, published in 1983, sold over 150,000 copies. The book has been translated into French, Chinese, and Korean. Dr. Burka and Dr. Yuen have appeared on Oprah and 20/20 and were featured in The New York Times and Psychology Today.

Dr. Burka is a Personal and Supervising Analyst and a member of the Faculty at the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California in San Francisco. She works with young adults, adults, and elders, specializing in procrastination, creative blocks, mood disorders, and trauma.