What To Do About Your Family Problems – Eric Maisel PhD
Do you ever wish your sibling or mother or father or kid would change?
And what can you do if your family is a difficult family?
Eric Maisel is here to talk about why families are so challenging and what you can do so that you don’t give up your power.
In this interview:
- Why a “normal” family is like a unicorn
- How families shape your power (or lack of it)
- Why trying to change your family is a waste of time
- How to powerfully communicate to others
- The common types of difficult families – which one do you belong to?
About Eric Maisel
Dr. Eric Maisel is the author of more than 40 books. His interests include creativity, the creative life, and the field of creativity coaching, which he founded; and the areas of meaning, life purpose, mental health, and mental health reform.
Dr. Maisel’s recent books include The Future of Mental Health: Deconstructing the Mental Disorder Paradigm (Transaction Publishers, 2015), Life Purpose Boot Camp (New World Library, 2014), Settled (Motivational Press, 2014), Secrets of a Creativity Coach (Motivational Press, 2014), Why Smart People Hurt (Conari Press, 2013), Making Your Creative Mark (New World Library, 2013), Rethinking Depression (New World Library, 2012), Mastering Creative Anxiety (New World Library, 2011), and (with his wife Ann Maisel) Brainstorm: Harnessing the Power of Productive Obsessions (New World Library, 2010).
His books for creative and performing artists include Fearless Creating, Coaching the Artist Within, Secrets of a Creativity Coach, 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, and Creativity for Life.
His books on life purpose, meaning, mental health, and mental health reform include The Future of Mental Health, Life Purpose Boot Camp, Why Smart People Hurt, Brainstorm, Rethinking Depression, and The Van Gogh Blues.
Dr. Maisel, widely regarded as America’s foremost creativity coach, maintains a coaching practice, trains creativity coaches, and provides core trainings for the Creativity Coaching Association.
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, conferences of organizations like Romance Writers of America and the American Psychological Association, and sponsored events in venues like San Francisco, New York, London, Paris and Berlin.