Screenwriting and Mental Fitness

Thoughts From a Mental Health Professional

▶ An Interview With David Silverman

David Silverman graduated from Stanford University with departmental honors in psychology. He is a practicing therapist in Los Angeles and uses evidence-based methods to treat anxiety, depression, compulsive behavior, and psychotic symptoms. He works with creative professionals of all kinds, but especially Hollywood writers. He coaches writers on overcoming writer’s block, strategies to improve writing skills, the psychology of writing, career burnout, reinvention, and breaking in.


David Silverman

Before Silverman became a therapist, ...

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