Psychologist Cheryl Arutt on Mental Health and Creative People

Psychologist Cheryl Arutt on Mental Health and Creative People

Cheryl Arutt, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in Los Angeles, specializing in trauma recovery, fertility and creative artist issues. She is a forensic and media consultant, and a frequent […]

Psychologist Cheryl Arutt on Creative Artist Issues

Psychologist Cheryl Arutt on Creative Artist Issues

“Do I have to be in pain to write? I thought so, as most of my contemporaries did…” Musician Sting Cheryl Arutt, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in Los […]

Shelley Carson on enhancing our creative brain

Shelley Carson on enhancing our creative brain

Shelley Carson earned her Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard University, where she continues to teach and conduct research on creativity, psychopathology, and resilience. Topics in our interview related to the […]

Dr. Ted Zeff on how people can benefit from being highly sensitive

Dr. Ted Zeff on how people can benefit from being highly sensitive

Dr. Ted Zeff received his doctorate in psychology in 1981 from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. He teaches workshops on coping techniques for highly sensitive […]

Jenna Avery on helping sensitive souls thrive

Jenna Avery on helping sensitive souls thrive

Jenna Avery is “The Life Coach for Sensitive Souls” – helping individuals recognize and more fully express their gifts as highly sensitive people. In our interview, she talks about some […]

Dee Wallace on Conscious Creation

Dee Wallace on Conscious Creation

Dee Wallace has achieved over 100 credits as an actor in film, television and the stage, in a career of more than 30 years so far. She is also an […]

James C. Kaufman, PhD on creativity research

James C. Kaufman, PhD on creativity research

James C. Kaufman, PhD, is an Associate Professor at California State University, San Bernardino, and a creativity researcher. His books include : The Psychology of Creative Writing Creativity 101. Topics […]

Judith Orloff, MD on Emotional Freedom

Judith Orloff, MD on Emotional Freedom

Energy psychiatrist Judith Orloff, MD is an assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and author of the book Emotional Freedom. She synthesizes traditional medicine with intuition, subtle energy, and […]

Cynthia Bain on teaching young actors

Cynthia Bain on teaching young actors

Cynthia Bain has been training young actors for 10 years and has established herself as one the premier coaches and performance consultants. Her students include some of the top young […]

Summer Bishil on acting

Summer Bishil on acting

In the film “Towelhead,” Summer Bishil plays 13-year-old Jasira, a Lebanese-American girl navigating through her adolescence, including challenges with identity, sexual awakening and self-esteem. In our interview, Summer, who made […]

Melora Hardin on acting, directing, singing

Melora Hardin on acting, directing, singing

Melora Hardin has wide-ranging passions as an artist, including acting, directing, dancing, writing and singing. She plays “Jan” on the tv series “The Office” and has roles in a number […]

Jenna Forrest on Empowering Sensitivity

Jenna Forrest on Empowering Sensitivity

Jenna Forrest has been a committed student of higher consciousness since 2004. She published her memoir Help Is On Its Way to introduce the topic of high sensitivity to mainstream […]

Stephen A. Diamond, PhD on Anger and Creativity

Stephen A. Diamond, PhD on Anger and Creativity

Dr. Stephen A. Diamond is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist in private practice, and a member of the Approved Panel of Psychiatrists and Psychologists for the criminal division of […]

Susan Kirkland: Designer and Creative Services Entrepreneur

Susan Kirkland: Designer and Creative Services Entrepreneur

Susan Kirkland is a graduate of the Columbus College of Art and Design and author of the book Start and Run a Creative Services Business. She is a seasoned professional […]

Susan K. Perry, Ph.D. on writing

Susan K. Perry, Ph.D. on writing

Susan K. Perry, Ph.D., is author of Loving In Flow; the Los Angeles Times Bestseller Writing In Flow; and four other nonfiction books, at least 700 articles and essays, and […]

Jacquelyn Strickland - Counseling Highly Sensitive People

Jacquelyn Strickland – Counseling Highly Sensitive People

Jacquelyn Strickland is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Coach and workshop leader based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her approach specializes in blending therapeutic principles and coaching strategies with a spiritual foundation. […]

Jim Hallowes on Highly Sensitive People

Jim Hallowes on Highly Sensitive People

Jim Hallowes is founder of the Highly Sensitive People website, and has been studying and presenting information on HSPs [highly sensitive people] for about ten years. He has a wide […]

Linda Dessau - coaching creativity

Linda Dessau – coaching creativity

Linda Dessau, MTA, CPCC is a founder of Genuine Coaching Services, a music therapist accredited by the Canadian Association for Music Therapy, and a Certified Professional Co-active Coach. In this […]

Jenna Avery interviews me on Creative Visionaries

Jenna Avery interviews me on Creative Visionaries

Jenna Avery writes: “I connected with Douglas’s work originally through my interest in highly sensitive people and his site HighlySensitive.org. “Eby describes creative visionaries as people who have a drive, […]

Interview with Douglas Eby by Linda Dessau

Interview with Douglas Eby by Linda Dessau

Podcast interview about some topics in Linda’s ebook Ten Ways to Thrive as a Creative Artist at her site:  Everyday Artist