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Dr. Michael Alcee

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Michael Alcée, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who loves to draw on his passion for literature, music, & art to help individuals, groups, and organizations find their newest creative forms. A two-time TEDx speaker, podcast host ('Live Life Creatively'), and Psychology Today blogger, he is intrigued by: how introverts can solve our mental health crisis, how therapy can heal our polarizing divisions, and how each of us is truly an artist in the making.

He is a the 2019 winner of the American Psychological Association Schillinger Memorial prize for his essay on the link between jazz and psychoanalysis: "Reading the Changes: Freud's Improvisational Art." 

He currently works in private practice in Tarrytown, NY, as an adjunct professor at William Patterson University, and as the Mental Health Coordinator at Manhattan School of Music. One of his favorite new pastimes is being a TEDx coach helping others spread their inspiring ideas to a wider audience.  Find him at drmichaelalcee.com!

Watch his TEDx Talk Here


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