About Eric Maisel



Eric Maisel is the author of 50+ books. A retired California licensed family therapist and active creativity coach, he holds degrees in philosophy, psychology, counseling, creative writing, and counseling psychology.

His books include The Future of Mental Health, Life Purpose Boot Camp, Humane Helping, The Van Gogh Blues, and Why Smart People Hurt. He writes the “Rethinking Mental Health” blog for Psychology Today and provides keynotes and presents lectures and workshops nationally and internationally.

A Contemporary
philosophy of life