Information Meeting

A Discussion on Mental Illness and Creativity -Developmental Considerations
Tuesday, October 15th
(A week later than our usually scheduled information meetings)

Time: 6 – 7:30 pm
Location: NAMI Santa Fe Office
313 Camino Alire, #307 Santa Fe, NM
Featuring: Layne Kalbfleisch, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Are mental illness and creativity connected?  Yes and no.  Learn about the similarities and also the tipping points that either fall toward productive creative flow or preservation, how age and brain development factor into the mix, and other ways this information may be helpful to you and others in your daily life.

Layne Kalbfleisch, M.Ed., Ph.D., owns 2E Consults ® LLC, a practice providing assessment and coaching services for families and children, and organizations who work on behalf of families and children. She is affiliated in Pediatrics at The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., and the College of Education at Northern New Mexico College, Española, NM.

An educational psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist, she applies her understanding of ‘learning from the ‘outside in and inside out’ to benefit her clients every day. She received the inaugural ‘Scientist Idol’ award for messaging science to the public from the National Science Foundation in 2010 has been featured on CNN with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, SiriusXM Doctor Radio, and as a columnist writing on brain science and education for the Fairfax County Times.