Dr. Ben Michaelis is a clinical psychologist in full-time private practice in Manhattan and is a visiting scholar at Columbia University’s Teachers College. Dr. Michaelis is the co-founder of the Downtown Clinicians Collective, one of New York City’s largest organizations for clinicians serving the public in downtown Manhattan, and author of Your Next Big Thing: 10 Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy.
Dr. Michaelis writes regularly about creativity, spirituality, and well-being, discussing the importance of play, purpose, and creativity for mental health.
He is the author of numerous popular and scholarly articles and is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and PsychologyToday.com. He has been featured in Entertainment Weekly, Redbook Magazine, and Glamour.com, on nationally syndicated television shows such as The Hallmark Channel's Home & Family & MSNBC’s Your Business.
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