Executive Director at John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation
Cassandra Vieten, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist, mind-body medicine researcher, author, consultant, and public speaker. She is the Executive Director of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation. Founded by Victor and Lynne Brick, in honor of Victor’s brother John who suffered from schizophrenia, the JWB Foundation funds and promotes empirical research on fitness, nutrition, and mind-body approaches to foster mental health, and to better prevent and treat mental illness. Cassi is also Director of Research and Associate Scientist at the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at the University of California, San Diego. The Clarke Center advances understanding of the phenomenon of imagination and its practical applications. The Clarke Center researches, enhances, and enacts the gift of human imagination by bringing together the inventive power of science and technology, with the critical analysis of the humanities, and the expressive insight of the arts. They work to develop more effective ways of using imagination to cultivate public engagement with the big questions of our time, to improve education and learning, and to enhance the application of imagination in meeting humanity’s challenges.
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See also: John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation - Non-profit organisation integrating holistic approaches into the mental healthcare delivery system