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Eric Maisel
American Addiction Centers (AAC)

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is the leading provider for addiction treatment across the U.S. specializing in evidence-based treatment and mental health care.

At AAC, we aim to treat the whole person, which includes those with co-occurring mental health disorders, physical illnesses, or social issues related to addiction treatment.

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Dr. Eric Maisel is the author of more than 40 books in the areas of creativity, meaning and mental health. He is widely regarded as America’s foremost creativity coach and has recently developed natural psychology, the new psychology of meaning. He writes the Coaching the Artist Within column for Professional Artist Magazine, and blogs for sites like the Global Summit on Diagnostic Alternatives and Mad in America. Dr. Maisel’s books for creative and performing artists include Secrets of a Creativity Coach, Making Your Creative Mark, Fearless Creating, Coaching the Artist Within, The Van Gogh Blues, The Creativity Book, Affirmations for Artists, Performance Anxiety, Write Mind, Deep Writing, A Writer’s Space, A Writer’s Paris, A Writer’s San Francisco, Creative Recovery and Creativity for Life. His books on mental health and meaning include Why Smart People Hurt, Rethinking Depression, Brainstorm: Harnessing the Power of Productive Obsessions, Toxic Criticism, and the forthcoming Life Purpose Boot Camp. Dr. Maisel leads workshops nationally and internationally. He presents at workshop centers like Omega, Kripalu, Esalen, Hollyhock, and Rowe, at events like the Paris Writers Workshop, at annual conferences of organizations like Romance Writers of America and the American Psychological Association, and in locations like San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, Prague, Rome and Berlin. Dr. Maisel lives in the San Francisco Bay Area where he maintains an active creativity coaching practice.

Credentials

  • M.S.
  • Counseling; M.A.
  • Creative Writing; Ph.D.
  • Counseling Psychology; Licensed California Marriage and Family Therapist; Creativity Coach
American Addiction Centers (AAC)

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is the leading provider for addiction treatment across the U.S. specializing in evidence-based treatment and mental health care.

At AAC, we aim to treat the whole person, which includes those with co-occurring mental health disorders, physical illnesses, or social issues related to addiction treatment.