Eric Maisel, PhD

Eric Maisel, Ph.D., is the author of 50+ books, among them Redesign Your Mind, The Power of Daily Practice, Lighting the Way, Why Smart People Hurt, and The Van Gogh Blues. A retired family therapist and active creativity coach, his “Rethinking Mental Health” blog for Psychology Today has had 3 million views and he lectures, leads workshops, and provides keynotes nationally and internationally. You can visit him at or contact him at Eric's latest book (April, 2023) is The Coach's Way: The Art and Practice of Powerful Coaching in Any Field.

Where Do You Draw the Line Between Psychotherapy and Coaching?

By Eric Maisel, PhD