This book explains how to unlock unlimited personal creativity and to create a culture that supports emotional health, inventiveness, and success through a comprehensive examination of creative thinking that integrates theoretical, scientific, psychological, and sociological perspectives.
• Serves as a unique resource for mental health professionals to help their patients to overcome multiple issues as well as a text for students in fields such as psychology, art, leadership and development, educational leadership, early childhood education, and structural organization
• Approaches creativity in a way that is applicable to—and important for—business leaders, who can use the principles outlined and exercises included as the foundation of creativity trainings to boost performance and productivity
• Suggests a number of principles policymakers can use to improve the education system, the health care system, and more
• Features contributions from a breadth of experts, including renowned artists, musicians, scientists, and specialists in the areas of creativity, neurology, technology, education, management, health policy, and arts and music
Olga Zbarskaya, PhD, is an internationally published author and director of policy, research, and program development for one of New York's leading human services organizations.