Creativity Support is a creativity and life
coaching and counseling service for writers, artists, and anyone seeking
fuller emergence and creative expression of who they are. I'm an
evolutionary psychologist, writer, and
singer-songwriter with postdoctoral training in psychotherapy and an extensive background
in counseling and the psychology of creativity. For over twelve years
as a coach I've been helping people free their talents and find more
direction, fuller expression, and more success and satisfaction in their
lives. My clients are people at all stages of personal and creative development,
including aspiring, emerging, and accomplished artists and writers. Many
also have been people in midlife seeking to rediscover, honor, and
support previously neglected or disowned parts of themselves
and explore new ways to find meaning. I can
• Gain more trust in your personal or artistic vision, clarify your
goals, and get support for reaching them.
Overcome inner demons, blocks, fear of
failure or success, procrastination, distraction, etc.
• Stay motivated, focused, and productive
in the face of doubts, rejections, or too many choices.
Understand why it's hard sometimes to fully be who you are and do what you love, and learn
how to make it easier.
• Find ways
that work best for meeting the real-world challenges of time, money,
and the marketplace.
• Build a
full and creative life that's sustainable.
coaching sessions are tailored
to the circumstances and sensibilities of
each client. Fees on a sliding scale and flexible meeting schedules help make
these sessions affordable for more people. A
is designed for creative people
who seek consistent, supportive, and stimulating contact with
like-minded others. The salon helps artists and writers connect on an
intimate level to share their dreams, their work, and their creative concerns in a supportive
and inspiring community.
also offer workshops and classes periodically to address
various aspects of doing creative work and living the creative life.
Here's a comment from a previous client:
are those who help with their minds and those who help with their hearts. Dr. Ressler is that rare
does both simultaneously. The result was a kind of boost for my
project that I could not have
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