Former Hollywood screenwriter (My Favorite Year; Welcome Back, Kotter); licensed psychotherapist in private practice in Los Angeles, California, specializing in helping new and established screenwriters, directors, and novelists address creative issues, as well as those involving mid-life and career transition; writer, blogger at the Huffington Post
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