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Michael Alcee Ph.D.


Michael Alcee, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, TEDx speaker, podcast host, and author who specializes in using his background in music, literature, and the arts to showcase the transformative power of psychotherapy. He is the 2019 winner of the American Psychological Association Schillinger Memorial prize for his essay on the link between jazz and psychoanalysis: "Reading the Changes: Freud's Improvisational Art." He currently works in private practice and as Mental Health Educator at Manhattan School of Music. To learn more about him, check out his website at You can also learn more about his work helping inspire other psychologists to write the book and do the TEDxTalk they've always dreamed of sharing at

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