In this episode, we will be discussing the importance of improvisation and creativity for mental health. Your host is Heather Hans. She is a Ph.D. student at Union Institute & University with a concentration in ethical & creative leadership. She is a licensed clinical social worker and has master’s degrees in social work and business administration. Heather is a TV expert guest and does a weekly mental health segment on 9News Denver. She has a psychotherapy practice in Colorado and her research interests are improvisation and creativity in TV & media, in order to empower others. Heather’s guest is Dr. Steven Pritzker. He was a writer and producer of hit TV shows for over 20 years. He later went back to school to get his doctorate in Educational Psychology. Dr. Pritzker is the co-creator and editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Creativity, which helped establish the study of creativity as a field of research. He is a Saybrook University faculty member and creativity coach.
January 11, 2022